#20 - The Economic Landscape, Recession, Investing, and the Impact of AI Technology with Neal Bawa
Passive Income PilotsMay 23, 2023x
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#20 - The Economic Landscape, Recession, Investing, and the Impact of AI Technology with Neal Bawa

On this episode of Passive Income Pilots, Tait and Ryan interview Neal Bawa, CEO and Founder of UGro and Grocapitus, leading commercial real estate investment firms. Neal's expertise in real estate analytics has built a portfolio of over 4,800 units and $1 billion in assets under management. With a strong following among data-driven investors and over 1,000 five-star reviews on his Real Estate Data Analytics course on Udemy, Neal provides valuable insights into the economy's impact on the real estate industry, particularly the multifamily sector. He discusses the distress in multifamily syndication, navigating the current market, and evaluating reliable syndicators. Neal also explores public facilities corporations, tax-exempt entities, and the influence of AI on the economy, job losses, interest rates, and zoning laws. Enjoy the show!

Timestamped Show Notes

(00:00) Intro

(03:00) State of the economy and the real estate industry

(05:13) Why is multifamily in trouble?

(09:59) The multifamily syndication market is in distress

(11:58) It is a two-faced market

(16:40) What were the indicators that made Neal slow down?

(18:25) How to move forward from this situation?

(23:08) Public facilities corporations and tax-exempt entities

(25:38) Legislation in Texas about property taxes

(26:29) Identifying syndicators to invest with in the upcoming market

(29:54) What made 2022 a challenging year

(31:48) What does the current economy mean for an airline pilot?

(36:11) Why recessions are a good thing for the economy

(37:28) AI's effect on the economy

(40:03) What's exciting about AI?

(46:50) Possibility of job losses

(50:27) Why are interest rates going down?

(53:40) Ultra-cheap BTR (built-to-rent) properties

(56:12) Influence of zoning laws and federal mandates on manufactured housing

(59:45) Outro

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