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Unlocking Michigan’s Real Estate Investment Secrets with David Kamara of Cape Sierra Capital

by Jonathan Twombly
Last Updated: November 29, 2023

📌Check out David’s free e-book The Personal Cash Flow Formula!

David Kamara, founder and CEO of Cape Sierra Capital, is a real estate investor based in Michigan, with a passion for creating passive income through apartment investing.

With a background in management consulting and programming, David has always been driven to find a better quality of life for himself and his family. His journey into real estate began with buying rental properties and quickly evolved into scaling up to apartment complexes.

Today, David and his team manage over 1200 units in the Midwest, primarily in Michigan. His expertise and experience in the industry make him a valuable resource for anyone looking to learn about effective real estate investing strategies in the local market. Get ready to gain valuable insights from David as he shares his journey and knowledge on this episode.

In this episode:
👉Discover lucrative real estate investing strategies tailored for Michigan’s market, giving you a competitive edge.
👉Uncover the secrets to finding top-notch property management for smaller multifamily deals
👉Learn how to attract investors through personal connections
👉Explore the potential of investing in overlooked bedroom communities, tapping into hidden gems for profitable returns.
👉Master the art of building trust and relationships in real estate investing, creating a strong network that propels your success.

📑More about David Kamara

David has been a real estate investor since buying his first investment duplex in 2006. Over the years he has transformed the portfolio from residential, single-family assets to focus on larger multi-family apartment buildings and townhome communities. David is the founder of real estate private equity firm Cape Sierra Capital and today the firm manages a portfolio of over 1,300 apartment units across the Midwest and Southeast.

Before embarking on the real estate investing journey David was a successful management consultant and highly sought after advisor to C-suite executives and private equity investors. He has held a number of interim COO and CIO roles and has been involved in over 50 private equity, corporate, and strategic transactions.

David received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has a Masters in Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago and a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. David speaks five languages, enjoys running marathons, snowboarding and playing soccer. He lives with his wife and four daughters in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

🌎Reach out to David Kamara

Cape Sierra Capital
Check out David’s free e-book The Personal Cash Flow Formula!

🖋️ Some key points:

(00:46) – David’s background and career in real estate
(02:53) – Scaling up in apartment investing
(04:32) – Making the leap to larger properties
(08:04) – The decision to pursue a career in real estate
(12:48) – Finding Good Property Management for Smaller Multifamily Deals
(16:06) – Challenges of Finding Property Management for Smaller Properties
(17:54) – Building Trust and Collaboration with Property Management
(20:11) – David Kamara’s Background and Journey to Real Estate
(26:36) – Investing in Real Estate in Michigan
(27:19) – Overlooked Opportunities in Michigan
(28:56) – Investor Demographics and Growth
(30:12) – Building Trust and Raising Money
(32:36) – Contacting the Guest and Additional Resources

🌎Reach out to JonathanTwombly
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathandtwombly

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