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Episode 220: A Seasoned Investor's Journey in Chicago Real Estate - Insights, Strategies, and Neighborhood Outlook with Baris Yuksel

Baris Yuksel is a seasoned Investor with over 100 rental units in Chicago!

In classic SUCI fashion, Baris kicks things off with a tenant horror story involving a fridge being thrown off of a rear porch! He explains his start in real estate including a mixed-use building for a restaurant business. Baris provides awesome insight on how he’s obtained the capital to scale his portfolio and dives deep on the ins and outs of self-managing properties. Baris closes with his take on what investors can expect in different Chicago neighborhoods and his outlook on the Chicago Real Estate market!

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03:25 Housing Provider Tip: Understand Gross vs Net Income when screening tenants! 

05:16 Intro to our guest, Baris

10:20 Why did Boris start with a mixed-use building?

19:31 Establishing a Geographical Focus and Finding Capital to Scale!

22:11 Self-Managing a Growing Portfolio.

31:39 Discussion on different Chicago neighborhoods!

37:15 Baris’ outlook on Chicago Real Estate!

40:22 What is Baris’ competitive advantage?

40:45 One piece of advice for new investors.

41:19 What do you do for fun? 

41:37 Good book, podcast, or self development activity that you would recommend? 

42:08 Local Network Recommendation?

42:52 How can the listeners learn more about you and provide value to you?

Guest Name: Baris Yuksel

Guest Company: Supreme Capital

Guest Linkhttps://www.biggerpocketscom/users/barisy

Other Links for show notes:

Multifamily Insights Podcast

Baris' LinkedIn

John Warren SUCI Ep 196 (Network Referral)