BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast

Over 20 years' experience in mobile home park mastery!

On today’s show, Brandon and David interview Frank Rolfe, an experienced mobile home park investor with TONS of great advice to share—and share he does! You won’t want to miss Frank’s incredible tips for using seller financing to buy parks, staying low risk while scaling, and the beauty of owning “small cities”!

He also gives fantastic advice for making “stakeholders” out of tenants, describes what the perfect mobile home park setup looks like, and discusses how to find pocket listings no one else is seeing. Frank goes on to share the incredible story of how he bought a mobile home park with a wrestling ring in the back and how he sold it for a $1 million profit seven years later!

In addition, he talks about his strategy for finding the perfect resident manager and insuring yourself against embezzlement from your management team.

This is one of the most information-packed shows we’ve ever done in the MHP space, and you’ll be blown away by the amount of content here. Download it today!

In This Episode We Cover:

  • How Frank uses seller financing to buy deals he never could with a bank
  • How he stays low risk while scaling
  • How he got started with a billboard business
  • How he owns “small cities
  • The key to doing seller financing correctly
  • How he rents to “stakeholders” not just tenants
  • What the perfect mobile home park setup looks like
  • Why he loves mobile homes (aka "the gem" of real estate)
  • Why mom and pop-type owners love mobile home parks
  • How the average park can be bought and rents doubled year one
  • The win-win opportunity mobile home parks provide for tenants and owners
  • The mistakes he made on his first deal and how he learned to avoid it
  • The No. 1 thing to look for when buying a park
  • His strategy for finding pocket listings from brokers
  • The 5 ways he finds parks to buy
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show

Direct download: bpp-339.mp3
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