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Welcome to Target Market Insights. A podcast to help real estate investors navigate neighborhoods through the lens of local experts. In each episode, we speak to local specialists to learn about their market, useful tips, and the latest trends and developments. This show is designed to help you with the insights you need to win your target market.

Feb 14, 2023

Amy Sylvis has always been drawn to freedom, growth, and expansion and knew that she could serve even more people by investing in multifamily real estate. She is continuing to grow her portfolio with the goal of achieving the 5 freedoms. 

Prior to working in multi-family real estate, Amy spent 13 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. She was attracted to the industry because of her previous health challenges and wanted to help others navigate illness.

Today, Amy is the founder and principal of Sylvis Capital with apartment investments in Alabama, Indiana, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas. 

We talked to Amy about overcoming her health challenges, investing in multifamily, and building relationships with investors. 

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[00:01] Opening Segment 

  • Amy talks about what they do at Sylvis Capital;

  • She talks about how Rich Dad Poor Dad led her to her commercial real estate journey;


[05:39] Leveraging Covid

  • How she closed her first deal after she got her health in 2020;

  • Why you should consider investing passively;

  • How she leveraged Covid;  

  • How to manage the scale and growth;

  • Podcasts, social media, and networking groups;


[14:45] Relationships with Investors

  • Opportunities in 2023; 

  • Risk mitigation and managing expectations;

  • Deep relationships and transparent conversations with investors;  

  • Podcasts, social media, and networking groups;

  • Multifamily vs. Single family;

  • Amy talks about her charitable contributions;


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[27:13] Round of Insights

Apparent Failure: 10 years of trying to break into the real estate industry

Digital Resource:

Most Recommended Book: The Creature from Jekyll Island

Daily Habit: Doing the miracle morning savers

#1 Insight for Multifamily Investing: Identify markets that have positive economic, political migration trends.

Best Place to Grab a Bite in LA: Milo & Olive


Contact Amy:

To learn more go to You can join Amy’s webinar by clicking here. You can also connect with her on LinkedIn.


Tweetable Quotes: 

“The why behind something can really drive you.” - Amy Sylvis


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