Invest Florida - A Real Estate Podcast
Ep 17 - Chris Urso: How One Investor Segued from Single Family Homes to Multi-Family Investing

Christopher Urso began his investing career at 21 years old with the acquisition of his first investment property in Paterson, NJ. His real estate investment company, URS Capital Partners, now controls over $50,000,000 of multifamily assets throughout the Midwest and Southeast United States.

In addition to actively managing URS Capital Partners, Christopher is passionate about helping individual investors achieve their personal goals through apartment investing.


Christopher has been invited to speak on stages nationwide and he has been featured in Co-Star, Yahoo Finance and Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine. Chris discusses the power of multifamily investing.

Direct download: FINAL_IFP_EPS17_Chris_Urso.mp3
Category:Real Estate Investment -- posted at: 9:51pm EST

Ep 16 - Is Jacksonville a City for Millennials?

Tim Becker discusses the Jacksonville real estate market.  What it does well….areas it needs to improve.  The topic of making the city friendly to young professionals is covered extensively.  This is the 4th of 4 in our series with Tim, the Director of the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate at the University of Florida.

Direct download: FINAL_IFP_EPS16_Tim_Becker_-_Jax.mp3
Category:Real Estate Investment -- posted at: 5:00am EST

EP 15 - Michael Becker: How One Investor Acquired 9 Apartment Complexes with Great Mortgages in Only 18 MONTHS!

Michael Becker is a career lender, first for a large national bank and later with Old Capital Lending in Texas.  Michael used his experience as a banker to acquire over 1600 units in less than 18 months with superior agency debt.  Michael talks about the advantage of agency mortgages, how to acquire agency debt and also so some tricks of the trade in purchasing a shocking number of complexes in a surprisingly short to manage the to find the deals. Multifamily Real Estate Investing.

Direct download: FINAL_IFP_EPS15_Michael_Becker.mp3
Category:Real Estate Investment -- posted at: 5:00am EST

EP 14 - Tampa Real Estate Market: a Florida Economic Enigma?

The Tampa Market marches to the beat of its own drum.  While the beach communities follow the State’s tourist market, Hillsborough and Polk Counties have a solid industrial and transit base.. Tampa International Airport is the largest in the area and Ports Manatee and Tampa are significant players in the bulk and container maritime markets.  Tampa, however, was slow to emerge from the real estate downturn and has had a history of surges followed by uneven growth.  Tim Becker, Director of the Bergstrom Center at the University of Florida, talks about the economic base in Tampa and what the future holds for the Tampa market for 2015 and beyond.

Tim Becker, Director, Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, is our special guest for this third of a four part series of the State of Florida’s major real estate markets, in preparation for the Center’s Trends and Strategies Conference February 26-27 in Orlando, Fl.


If you are an active or aspiring real estate investor in the Florida markets, you will definitely want to catch all four parts of the series.

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Direct download: FINAL_IFP_EPS14_Tim_Becker-Tampa.mp3
Category:Real Estate Investment -- posted at: 5:00am EST