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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.

Dec 27, 2018

After witnessing several market crashes in her lifetime, Alina Trigub knew she had to find alternative ways to preserve her wealth outside of Wall Street. Armed with extensive research skills, she looked deeply into real estate and decided to start through syndication. Thus far, she continues to diversify her portfolio by investing in various asset classes. She stepped up her real estate game by starting her own company which helps investors protect and multiply their wealth. On this episode, Alina shares about getting started, alternative investments, syndication and asset diversification. She shares more about approaching target markets, vetting partners and establishing business relationships.


Key Market Insights:

  • Syndicator and relationship capital expert
  • Former Tax Accountant at Ernst & Young and in the private sector
  • Transitioned to information technology to become a liaison of business and tech
  • Diversified investments beyond Wall Street as an equity partner
  • Advantages of Syndication - preserves wealth and tax-saving benefits
  • Founded S.A.M.O Financial which helps business professionals protect and multiply their wealth
  • Founded “The Power of Passive Investing through Real Estate” meetup groups in New York and New Jersey
  • Asset Class Investments: Multifamily, Mobile Home Parks, Storage
  • Countercyclical Assets During Economic Downturns: Storage and Mobile Home Parks
  • Asset Diversification vs Specialization
  • Asset classes act differently in different market cycles
  • Key Market Drivers: Diversified industries, established employers, population and job growth, developments, colleges and universities, transportation hubs, job centers   
  • Tip in Establishing Business Relationships: Make it about others, not your business
  • Factors to Consider for a Partner: Track Record, Experience, Current and previous affiliations, Values, Plans and strategies, Their relationships
  • Risks involved in Real Estate Investing  
  • Common Attribute of New Investors: Looks at what’s available to them (such as flipping and single-homes) other than finding alternative investments
  • Tip for New Investors: Find alternative ways to invests
  • How Amazon is Changing the Real Estate game in New York
  • Currently, building her brand and working on information products for her audience

Bull’s Eye Round


Success Tip in Syndication:  Determination and patience.


Tracking Market Changes: Expand network, read frequently, and be on top of current news.


Daily Habit: Consistent morning routine.



The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod


Book Recommendation:

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy


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“Asset classes act differently in different market cycles.”


“It doesn’t matter whether the market goes up or down, there are always ways to make money and opportunities in real estate.”

Places to Grab a Bite:


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Phone: (201) 281 7430