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Ready2Scale's Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2022

Last week, we took a look at the 10 Most Popular Articles on our website in 2022. This week, it's time to dive into the "year in review" for our podcast, Ready2Scale.

By combining expert advice from experienced professionals with up-to-date news about what’s going on within the real estate industry, we try to make our show an invaluable resource for anyone looking for success when it comes to their own personal investments or growing their business as a real estate syndicator.

We've had some amazing guests on this year covering everything from investing in AirBNB's to growing their syndication business to insights into family offices and so much more.

Here's a look at the 10 episodes our audience listened to most in 2022. (While this is based on the audio version, don't forget you can also watch all of the episodes on our YouTube channel.)

Ken McElroy is well-known for being an advisor to Robert Kiyosaki of The Rich Dad Company, as well as a successful investor, developer, and repeated author. In this episode, Ken covered some of the most pressing challenges we faced as we rolled into 2022: supply chain woes, the new tax bill and its potential implications for real estate investors.

Ellie Perlman covers pragmatic steps and plans you need to have in place to create the right goals for becoming a full time real estate investor goal and then achieve it.

Shawn Elliott, President of the Ultra Luxury Division of Nest Seekers International, provides insights into why luxury home investments offer a unique opportunity to build generational wealth. By understanding what makes these properties so desirable, you can position yourself to take advantage of this lucrative market.

Steffany Boldrini, Principle at Monte Carlo Real Estate Investing in San Francisco, shares how she strategically utilizes AirBnB's as a hedge against inflation and how she's been able to successfully diversify her company, and portfolio, across three different asset classes in a short time.

Frank Furman, COO and founding team member of PadSplit, discusses how shared housing is becoming a lucrative investment model while making a positive social impact. He also covers some of the risks involved in this type of investment and tips for minimizing those risks.

It's no secret that family offices have a lot of money to invest. In fact, many family offices are founded in real estate investing because they see the potential for steady cash flow, strong returns, tax benefits, and more. How do these big investors view today's real estate market? What are their strategies for finding good deals and making smart investments?

Interest rate hikes were top of mind for everyone in 2022. Here, Ellie takes a look at what the then potential hikes could mean for multifamily investors. and what the impact could mean for everything from apartment values to financing availability, and returns.

If you're an investor, it's important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends so that you can make informed decisions about where to put your money. In this episode, Ellie shares her five top trends in real estate for 2022 and why you should know them.

Whether you're a newer or well seasoned passive investor, the truth is that fundamental best practices apply at every stage of your investing journey, yet they're often overlooked. Ellie is joined by Blue Lake Capital's Director of Investor Relations, Jeannette Robinson, to give insights into what these best practices are and why even seasoned investors can sometimes lose sight of them.

There is a lot of talk these days about early retirement. But what if you don't have a lot of money saved up? Or what if you're not comfortable with the idea of simply relying on your savings? If that's the case, then real estate investing might be a good option for you. In this episode, Ellie explains how you can retire early using a simple real estate investment strategy.

2022's definitely had its challenges, but listening to our guests and how they've been able to scale and position their businesses for future success makes it clear that the future is bright for the real estate industry and I hope that our show can help our listeners be well positioned to truly live an extraordinary life.

We're so thankful to all of our guests and dedicated listeners, and we're looking to bringing you even more great guests and insights in 2023.

As always, be well, be strong, and keep pushing forward in the New Year!

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About Ellie Perlman

Ellie is the founder of Blue Lake Capital, a commercial real estate investment firm specializing in multifamily investing throughout the United States. At Blue Lake Capital, Ellie partners with both institutional and individual investors to grow their wealth by achieving double-digit returns by investing alongside her in exclusive multifamily deals they usually don't have access to.

A defining factor of Blue Lake Capital’s strategy is founded in utilizing machine learning/artificial intelligence throughout the course of all acquisitions and asset management. This advanced technology enables the company to produce accurate and data-driven forecasting for all assets on a market, property, and even tenant basis. In doing so, Blue Lake is able to lead commercial investments with the full capabilities of today’s technology.

Ellie is the host of REady2Scale, a podcast that highlights the assets, processes, and strategies for the multiple approaches to successful real estate investing.

She started her career as a commercial real estate lawyer, leading real estate transactions for one of Israel’s leading development companies. Later, as a property manager for Israel’s largest energy company, she oversaw properties worth over $100MM. Additionally, Ellie is an experienced entrepreneur who helped build and scale companies by improving their business operations.

Ellie holds a Masters in Law from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

You can read more about Blue Lake Capital and Ellie Perlman at


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