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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.

Jun 6, 2023

Brandi Shotwell is a Principal at Reno Capital Management in Dallas, Texas. With over 20 years of experience in finance and real estate, Brandi has funded over $1 billion in real estate projects ranging from commercial acquisitions to commercial development.

In our conversation with Brandi we talked about her journey from residential properties into commercial real estate, how they guide novice investors in understanding and navigating the complexities of real estate investing in Reno Capital. We also discussed how to overcome the current market challenges, analyze a deal today, and approach lenders and mortgage brokers.

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Helping investors navigate through today’s challenges

00:00 Residential to commercial real estate;

03:44 Ensuring that the novice investors can understand and navigate the world of real estate investing;

05:24 Helping investors navigate through today’s challenges in the market;

13:54 Analyzing a deal today - Sales comps;

16:54 What awaits Reno Capital;

20:16 How to approach lenders and mortgage brokers


26:11 Round of Insights

Apparent Failure: Moving from Indiana to Texas

Digital Resource: Microsoft To Do

Most Recommended Book: The Power of the Self Conscious Mind

Daily Habit: Affirmations

#1 Insight for Selecting the Right Loan:  Knowing what your business plan.

Best Place to Grab a Bite in Dallas: Eg Steak House


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