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There Are Great Returns And Less Risk In Preferred Equity

Street Smart Success | Episode 390

In the past couple years, there’s been an unprecedented amount of new multifamily developments under construction. With so many construction loans coming due over the next couple years, there will be many opportunities to provide preferred equity to developers who need gap funding in order to stay alive in their deals. With interest rates having more than doubled, and lenders requiring less leverage, borrowers will need to bring more outside money to the table. Darin Davis, Co-founder and Principal of Presario Ventures, is a seasoned Texas multifamily operator, who is providing preferred equity to builders of new multifamily apartments.

Darin Davis: Exploring the Dynamics of Austin’s Real Estate Market

Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever | Episode JF3323

Ash Patel sits down with seasoned real estate professional, Darin Davis, to unravel the intricate tapestry of Austin’s commercial real estate scene. As the winds of change sweep across Austin, transforming it from a college town to a dynamic global business hub, Darin provides a deep dive into what investors need to know, highlighting the importance of passive income, strategies for navigating rising interest rates, and the power of focusing on foundational wealth.

Navigating the Shifting Tides of Real Estate Investing: Insights from a Seasoned Pro

Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever | Episode JF3318

Ash Patel engages in a captivating conversation with Darin Davis, principal and co-founder of Presario Ventures, based in Austin, Texas. Together, they explore the evolving landscape of commercial real estate investing, with a particular focus on the multifamily sector. Darin shares his extensive 22-year journey in the real estate industry, revealing how he transitioned from a corporate background to become a pioneering multifamily investor.

Unlock Your Wealth-Building Potential With SDIRAs

Presario Ventures | Investor Education Series

Learn more about Self-Directed Individual Retirement Accounts (SDIRAs) and their unparalleled potential in building wealth through alternative investments. Discover how you can take control of your financial future and leverage the power of self-direction to navigate real estate investments like a seasoned pro.

From Doctor To Investor: The Mindset For A Prosperous Career Shift with Dr. Tom Burns

Passive Income Brothers | Episode 28

If you’re a doctor or a medical professional who wants to achieve time and financial freedom, you’ll gain much value from Dr. Tom Burns. He shares his slow but successful progression into investing, and as you listen to this, you’ll learn how to overcome your fear of getting into real estate and what it’s like to live your best life through passive income. Hear all these from this purposeful conversation!

The Mindset For A Rich Life With Dr. Tom Burns

Left Field Investors | Jim Pfeifer

To gain financial freedom, you need to have a mindset for a rich life. Jim Pfeifer and Left Field Investors sit with Dr. Tom Burns, the author of the best-selling personal finance guide for people who want to live life to the fullest, Why Doctors Don’t Get Rich. Tom shares how he bought the first copy of Robert Kiyosaki’s legendary book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad. This gave him a clear roadmap of how passive income will free you through cash-flowing assets. Tom discusses how financial freedom allows you to buy back your time and construct the life you want. Listen to this episode to learn more about having a mindset for a rich life.

Why Multifamily Development and Beyond

Presario Ventures | Investor Education Series

Presario Ventures presents, Why Multifamily Development and Beyond. Principals, Darin Davis and Tom Burns, MD, discuss the benefits of investing in real estate and how timing is everything. They discuss the reason for pivoting to multifamily development and their projections for the years ahead.

Understanding HUD Loans for Multifamily

Elevate | Tyler Chesser

Tom Burns, Principal & Co-Founder, of Presario Ventures discusses Multifamily Acquisitions and Developments using HUD loans. The nuances, benefits, and downsides of HUD loans, including 223(f) and 221(d)(4) and how to structure private equity. Tom shares his path to passive income and what it takes to be wealthy-minded.

The Deal Is In The Details

Presario Ventures  | Investor Education Series

Darin Davis, Principal & Co-Founder, and Allyson Silver, Senior Director of Investments, present fundamental points for investors to consider when analyzing a multifamily investment. This education series highlights the importance of the underwriting process and how it helps determine a successful project.

Multifamily Development vs Acquisition

The Passive Wealth Strategy  | Taylor Loht

Presario’s principal, Darin Davis, shares his strategy in targeting multifamily development shifting from the highly competitive and oversaturated acquisition market. The end result – more control providing better returns for investors.

Invest in Multifamily Development

  • Why should you invest in multifamily development?
  • The Good Side of Investing in Multifamily Development

Multifamily Development vs Acquisition

  • Resources, Development, Market Downturn, and Costs
  • Inflation is the big buzzword now!
  • When does debt become your friend?
  • Here’s What You Should Do when Evaluating Your Deals
  • Why Focus on Either Multiple or Cash on Cash

Multifamily Investing For Doctors with Dr. Tom Burns

Wheelbarrow Profits  | Jake & Gino

In this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Dr. Tom Burns, Principal, Co-founder Presario Ventures. Real estate investing provides a way for doctors and healthcare professionals to keep a productive, joyful, and financially rewarding career. Real estate investing should be done with the guidance of an experienced mentor. This way you avoid costly investing mistakes. Investing education always help, but you need to take action too. Don’t just work hard for money, make your money work hard for you.

Turn Your Paycheck Into Financial Freedo‪m‬

Investing for Freedom | Mike Ayala

Mike interviews Dr. Tom Burns. They discuss setbacks, family, real estate, core beliefs and so much more. Dr. Burns shares an incredible story about his relationship with Robert Kiyosaki and discusses his own book, Why Doctors Don’t Get Rich.

Surgeon-Turned-Entrepreneur Shares Formula For Financial Freedom

Peak Prosperity | Adam Taggart

Tom Burns, orthopedic surgeon turned successful entrepreneur and author of the new book Why Doctor’s Don’t Get Rich, explains why so many people — not just doctors, but professionals of all stripes — feel trapped in their careers, a slave to their paycheck. And he shares his formula for helping them build financial independence while still maintaining their day job.

Don’t Like The Game, Change The Rules with Darin Davis

The Real Estate Syndication Show |

The development side of real estate investing is not often viewed as the easiest way into the business. Our guest today, Darin Davis from Presario Ventures, offers a slightly different perspective on the topic, and he talks about how he and his company shifted the model to suit their needs as well as their clients. We get to hear from Darin about his venture into real estate and the first steps he made with his partner, which eventually grew into their current business.

Creating Financial Freedom To Design The Life That You Want With Tom Burns, MD

The Wealth Standard | Patrick Donohoe

    Why don’t doctors get rich? It’s a baffling question considering how much hard work and service these individuals are putting in every day. And it’s not all about the money, even. Doctors do have a comfortable salary, but most fail to develop and design the life that they want simply because they have no time. Tired of being trapped by his own profession, sports doctor and orthopedic surgeon,Dr. Tom Burns started to look somewhere else to find a way to create that financial freedom he was looking for. Through a combination of hard work, luck and the right people to support him, Tom developed his own real estate portfolio that now provides him the financial means to do what he wants with his life.

Physician burnout with Dr. Tom Burns

The Real Estate Espresso | Victor Menasce

Dr. Tom Burns is founder and partner in Presario Ventures, an Austin Texas based apartment development company specializing in Class-A new construction projects. In the mornings, he is a practicing orthopaedic surgeon. Tom just wrote a book “Why Doctors Don’t Get Rich” which illuminates the path for other doctors, dentists, lawyers to replace and displace their professional income so that they can practice their profession for the love of it, and not for the money. This is such an inspirational story.

New Construction Panel

Multifamily Masters

Show Notes

Listen in on an expert panel of investors who know all the ins and the outs when it comes to building multifamily projects from the ground up. Find out how they tackle the current economic environment, how has the recent increase in building material prices affected them, what are they seeing in terms of opportunity, and much more.

Invest In The Now

Presario Ventures principals, Darin Davis & Tom Burns, MD, discuss how handling the NOW will matter tomorrow, next week, next month, and into the next crisis.

US Ski Team Physician Turned Investor

The Gold Collar Investor Pancham Gupta

Show Notes | Episode 39

In today’s show, Pancham interviews surgeon turned investor, Dr. Tom Burns. Tom is an entrepreneur and an orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas. He is currently a physician for the United States Ski Team and travels worldwide with them. He has over 20 years of real estate experience involving acquisition, development, and management of traditional multifamily, student housing, office projects, and manufactured housing. In addition to co-founding and managing a free-standing full-service hospital, he has owned and developed property locally and internationally and has participated in the acquisition and development of over $250 million of real estate. Tom has been financially independent for a decade. His mission is to help physicians create financial independence so, like him, they can enjoy medicine with passion.

Dr. Tom Burns

The Real Estate Espresso with Victor Menasce

Show Notes

Dr. Tom Burns is the co-founder and partner at Presario Ventures, specializing in new construction apartments. He is also the author of the upcoming book “Why Doctors Don’t Get Rich.” Tom has accomplished this all the while, running an active orthopaedic surgery practice. Presario Ventures has earned a reputation in Texas for building top quality apartment complexes. They routinely construct hundreds of units each year.

Start Late & Finish Rich: How To Create Passive Income At Any Age

Capitalism With Ryan Daniel Moran

Show Notes

In our 2nd interview I open up a bottle of wine to figure out just how he has figured out the secrets of work-life balance and what generates true long-term success. Tom Burns is still an orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas but he made his REAL money in real estate… and he started late. Tom is on a personal mission to help other doctors build the same kind of passive income he has.

How This Surgeon Out-Earns His Salary With A Real Estate Side Hustle

Capitalism.com with Ryan Daniel Moran

Show Notes

Tom Burns is still an orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas but he made his REAL money in real estate. He has over 20 years of real estate experience, both locally and internationally, involving acquisition, development, and management of multifamily property… but more importantly than all of that, he is happy. He has found the work-life balance so many entrepreneurs are chasing and in this interview, Ryan asks Tom how he has managed to have it all.

Tajikistan, Student Housing, and Balancing Your Medical Career with REI

7 Rules for Real Estate Investing with Nick Raithel

Show Notes | Episode #57

Who’s Tom Burns?

  • Founder of Presario Ventures
  • A practicing physician, with experience helping the U.S. Ski Team
  • An expert on investing in student housing, along with a multitude of other asset classes
  • A true big-game hunter – having made excursions to hunt in Africa

Real Estate Investing with Tom Burns, Orthopedic Surgeon

An episode of The Noble Perspective

By Noble Wealth Partners | Episode #3


Developing Class A Apartment Units in Austin, Texas

If you’ve been paying attention to the real estate sector as a whole, you’re most likely aware that Austin, Texas has been one of the hottest, if not the hottest, market in the United States for the last 10 years or so. They have had never before seen price increases, as well as tens of thousands of apartment units coming online simultaneously, and that doesn’t look like it will be slowing down anytime soon. This may leave you questioning whether or not the market will become over-saturated with vacant new development or if the new units will be rented quickly.

Our guest for today is Tom Burns who is an entrepreneur and orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas. Tom has over 20 years of real estate experience involving acquisition, development, and management of traditional multifamily, student housing, office projects, and manufactured housing. He has participated in the acquisition and development of over $200 million of real estate. He is also a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. Dr. Burns is also the co-founder and principal of Presario Ventures, which is a private equity real estate company in Austin.

Financial Freedom ER

Tom and Tim are joined by Dr. Tom Burns, principal and co-founder of Presario Ventures and practicing orthopedist. Dr. Burns shares his fascinating story of real estate investment and development, his unlikely involvement with the U.S. Olympic Ski Team, and how curiosity at a car wash led to a lifelong friendship with Robert Kiyosaki – and maybe even helped with the success of his book.
Enjoy the show here:

Surgical Investing with Dr. Tom Burns!

Tom is an interesting guy. In fact, he was one of the first to even read Rich Dad Poor Dad and is even acknowledged in the second edition of Kiyosaki’s classic (for more on that, listen to the episode).

Tom will hopefully reassure you that investing in real assets that cash flow is, indeed, the path to enduring wealth. Listen to this episode of Wealth Formula Podcast (where this podcast originally appeared) to hear about his exciting journey over the last two decades.