Today’s guest has more than 24 years of significant experience in real estate, banking, private equity transaction, and principle investing. Throughout his career, he has been involved in transactions valued at more than two billion dollars, much of which has been included in the acquisition, management, and financing of various multi-family real estate projects. Today we are privileged to be talking to Kenneth Gee, the founder and managing partner of KRI Partners and the KRI Group of Companies. From his wealth of expertise, Kenneth shares with us the three things he believes a real estate investment firm must have before you give them your money. We discuss the value of experience, the importance of doing your homework, and why you should always stick to the fundamentals. Hear Kenneth’s advice to real estate investors that don’t have experience, his philosophy on how to consistently make money in real estate, his advice for new investors wanting to get into a new market, his tips on when and how to renovate a property, and so much more, all on today’s episode, so don’t miss it!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • An introduction to Kenneth Gee, Founder and Managing Partner of KRI Partners.
  • Information about KRI Group of Companies and their focus and structure. 
  • The three things Kenneth believes a real estate investment firm must have before you give them your money.
  • Kenneth’s advice to real estate investors that don’t have experience.  
  • The story of how Kenneth borrowed money on his home equity line of credit and from family to get started in this business. 
  • Kenneth’s philosophy on how to consistently make money in real estate. 
  • Why you should renovate from the outside in when renovating your multi-family property.
  • Why Kenneth invests in B and C-asset classes. 
  • If you’re getting started in investing passively, how to go about vetting an investment firm. 
  • How Kenneth is finding deals and benefitting from a relationship with a broker network. 
  • How KRI Properties underwrites differently in growth markets versus non-growth markets. 
  • Tips for new investors who are wanting to get into a new market: do your homework. 
  • Common mistakes new investors make when they’re first talking to brokers. 
  • The one tool Kenneth uses in real estate investing that he could not do without: the Internet. 
  • Why you should wait 30 or 60 days before renovating a property.
  • What Kenneth needs to do to grow his life to the next level: continue to learn. 
  • What you can learn from KRI Properties’ eBook.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Ken Gee on LinkedIn

KRI Properties

KRI Properties eBook

KRI Partners 

Verivest 

Google Maps

Limitless Estates

Passive Income Through Multifamily Real Estate Facebook Group Garzella Group