Pandemic REI and a Different ROI with Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart


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Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart real life partners, Co-Founders of Adventurous Real Estate Investors, and Co-hosts of The Adventures of a Real Estate Investor podcast. Suzy and Michael started their real estate business during the pandemic and have invested with partners overseas. They have a hands-on approach to communicating and making deals with their real estate partners, putting their safety and happiness a priority whilst ensuring impactful outcomes. Their “why” is to achieve financial freedom through real estate investing so they can serve others all over the world.

[00:01 – 06:06] Starting Real Estate Overseas

  • Let’s get to know Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart
  • Suzy and Michael share their daily lives alongside real estate
  • Starting real estate in the pandemic

[06:07 – 13:59] REI in the Pandemic

  • Suzy and Michael talk about their active investing experience
  • Finding Deals Remotely
  • Suzy and Michael share how they communicate with partners overseas
  • A Leak Story

[14:00 – 17:02] A Different ROI

  • Return on Impact
  • Making residents happy
  • Suzy and Michael reference The Apartment Rockstar
  • Beyond Ourselves and Worth It

[17:03 – 24:10] Overseas Real Estate

  • Michael and Suzy share their challenges
  • Building systems and processes
  • Thinking Beyond and Blind Spots

[24:11 – 37:02] THE FINAL FOUR

  • What's the worst job that you ever had?
    • Suzy: Server at Chili’s
    • Michael: Working at Joe’s Crab Shack
  • What's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?
  • What is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?
    • Suzy: Make vegan cheese
    • Michael: Be a certified rescue diver
  • What does success mean to you?
    • Suzy: “Living out my life the way I want so I can achieve my life’s worth.”
    • Michael: Being able to use money as a resource and a tool; making education available in third world countries
  • Putting actions behind your words
  • Connect with Suzy and Michael. Links available below

Resources Mentioned

Tweetable Quotes:

“We wanted to be involved as often as possible because then we get to see the other side of people as well.” - Suzy Sevier

“When you neglect your residents, not only do you put a bad name out in the real estate world but you are actually harming others in a way.” - Suzy Sevier

“Education would help solve a lot of issues the third world countries have.” - Michael Barnhart

Connect with Suzy and Michael through, Instagram, or LinkedIn (Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart). Check out and The Adventures of a Real Estate Investor

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