Single Family Rental (East)
Hollywood, FL
May 29 - 31, 2019


IMN's established Single Family Rental Conference (East) returns to Florida for its seventh edition on May 29-31, 2019. This industry-leading event will once again bring together key market participants including REITs, Funds, Aggregators, Fix and Flippers, Note Buyers, Institutional Investors, and more for 2.5 days of lively discussion, thoughtful debate and countless networking opportunities.

The year’s gathering follows the success of last year’s event, which registered over 1,100 participants, and featured an expert speaking faculty comprised of some of the sectors largest companies and funds.

The single family rental market is on the rise, with rents up 3.2 percent year-over-year, and now 1 in 9 homes being single family rental properties in the United States, there has never been a better time to invest in this growing market.

Join your peers this May in sunny Hollywood for another world-class meeting, and benefit from timely educational takeaways and extensive networking functions.

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  • Bankers
  • Brokers
  • Econometric Services
  • Insurance
  • Law
  • Lenders
  • Mom & Pops/Fix & Flippers
  • Property Analytics
  • Property Auction
  • Property Broker
  • Property Management/Property Management Services
  • Rating Agencies
  • Single Family Investors
  • Single Family Owners/Operators
  • Service Providers/Vendors

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    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

      7:25 AM
      Registration & Breakfast for Pre-Conference Discussion Participants

      Track A 7:45 AM
      Build to Rent 101

      • (Open to all attendees)  How to make money, specs of what to build, where to build, exit strategy, build & hold, how to finance and information on cash flow will be some of the points under discussion
        • Mathew Avrhami , Vice President (Harvard Investments, Inc.)
        • Jay Byce , CoFounder & SVP (ResiBuilt Homes)

      Track B 7:45 AM
      Getting To 50-100 Flips a Year

      • (Open to flippers/owners/equity investors only)  Should you be doing your own rehabs and property management? What kind of funding should I be using? What class of home will me make the most money on? Should I be flipping in the cities or other locations? Should I sell vacant or occupied homes or go turnkey are some of the questions that will be the kinds of growth issues that will be discussed at this pre-conference discussion
        • John Knab , Managing Director (Americas Housing Alliance)
        • Marc Pelletz , Principal (Sarasota 5 LLC)
        • Jason Medley , Founder (The Collective Genius Mastermind)

      8:00 AM
      Registration & Breakfast for Conference Attendees Courtesy of:

      8:30 AM
      Opening Remarks

        • Jeff Cline , Executive Director (SVN | SFRhub Advisors)

      8:35 AM
      State of the SFR Industry

      • • Todays politics and the impact on the SFR Market
        • The increasingly expensive labor market impact
        • The Fed-Any impact?
        • Sand states vs. Rust belt vs. Southeast: Where to put your money
        • Different segments and different returns
        • Any IPO smoke signals?
        • What is the relationship between the volume of house flipping and the housing market?
        • Jeff Cline , Executive Director (SVN | SFRhub Advisors)
        • Shawn Miller , CEO (5 Arch)
        • Sandeep Bordia , Head of Research & Analytics (Amherst Capital)
        • Beth O'Brien , Chief Executive Officer (CoreVest Finance)
        • Jeff Tennyson , CEO (Lima One Capital)
        • Kevin Ortner , President & CEO (Renters Warehouse)
        • Gary Beasley , CEO & Co-Founder (Roofstock)

      9:30 AM
      Large SFR "C-Level" Operations

      • • What do you do with under-performers?
        • Portfolio rebalancing
        • Net zero housing: Any interest?
        • Dealing with wage growth and higher material pricing
        • Rent growth expectations
        • How are you keeping your tenant put? How much turnover is expected?
        • What do you do to a new unoccupied or recently vacated home before putting back into the rental pool?
        • What bells and whistles are tenants paying for? 
        • Greg Rand , Chief Strategy Officer (Renters Warehouse)
        • Chad Carpenter , Chairman & CEO (Reven Housing REIT, Inc.)
        • Ryan McGarry , Managing Partner, COO (VineBrook Homes)
        • Chris Skardon , Partner (Gorelick Brothers Capital LLC)

      10:15 AM
      Networking & Refreshment Break Courtesy of:

      Track A 11:10 AM
      Build-To-Rent vs. Long Term Acquisition vs. Fix & Flip: Which Way to Go

      • In this competitive and unpredictable economic and housing environment it is not getting easier to make a profit.  This session will take the 3 main investment choices for the single family rental market participant… Build-to-rent, long term acquisition and fix and flip and compare why the market participant favors one of them and the amount of money that can be made in each.  Some of the discussion points will include:

        • Considering commission cost
        • Finding land vs. finding portfolios
        • Cost of running
        • Build To Rent
        • Long Term Acquisition
        • Fix & Flip Session Chair: Michael L. Miller, Principal, CMO 5 Arch
        Build To Rent: Jordan Kavana, Founder & CEO Transcendent Investment Management
        Long Term Acquisition: Adam Whitmire, VP-Acquisitions The Whitmire Group, LLC
        Fix & Flip: Acie Holt, Executive Director, Portfolio Management  Sylvan Road Capital, LLC
        • Michael Miller , CMO (5 Arch)
        • Acie Holt , Executive Director, Portfolio Management (Sylvan Road Capital, LLC)
        • Jordan Kavana , Founder & CEO (Transcendent Investment Management)
        • Adam Whitmire , VP, Acquisitions (The Whitmire Group, LLC)

      Track B 11:10 AM
      The Future of the SFR Market: How Are You Preparing?

      • • What will be the changes that seemed in the near future are already here?
        • Future-proofing your homes
        • Recession, inflation and stagflation, oh my
        • The regulatory side of things
        • What if Trump wins another term? What if he doesn’t?
        • Labor supply and automation
        • The Demographics of generation “I”
        • Energy & power
        • Changing weather conditions
        • Kevin Ortner , President & CEO (Renters Warehouse)
        • Ralph McLaughlin , Deputy Chief Economist (CoreLogic)
        • Josh Inglis , Owner (eXp Realty)
        • Jack McCabe , CEO (McCabe Research and Consulting)
        • Jordan Farrales , Director of Acquisitions & Development (Broome Capital)

      Track C 11:10 AM
      SFRhub Platform Session: “A Shift That Is Disrupting The SFR Industry”

      • You will have the opportunity to access hundreds of SFR/BFR portfolios from our new, single-source, full scale transaction platform. Obtain pre-market insight and learn how to reduce disposition and acquisition opportunity costs, increase acquisition and capital deployment schedules and have priority single source access to intelligent research data and hundreds of SFR/BFR portfolios across the nation.
        • Michael Finch , EVP & Principal (SVN|SFRhub Advisors)
        • Dale Jensen , Executive Director Technology (SVN | SFRhub Advisors)

      Track A 11:55 AM
      Short Term/ Bridge for Rental Housing

      • • What are you looking for in a buy-to-hold investor: Experience levels & background, Credit scores, capital reserves and skin in the game
        • Lending criteria and how funds and loans are being deployed today
        • How much of rehab and purchase being financed?
        • Any markets or asset types we're starting to shy away from?
        • New or shifting strategies we're seeing deployed by our investors as we head into a potentially softening market?
        • Why would someone consider institutional financing over cash or private money?
        • How do lenders protect themselves against inherent risks that are a condition of specific MSAs?
        • Lee Rogers , President (realprotect)
        • Joakim Mortensen , CCO (CoreVest Finance)
        • Andrew Hurd , VP, Credit & Underwriting (Finance of America Commercial)
        • John C. Day , Chief Business Development Officer (Genesis Capital)
        • Trez Moore , Managing Director of Capital Markets (Lima One Capital )
        • Jason Hutton , SVP (Sherman Bridge Lending)

      Track B 11:55 AM
      B/C vs. Urban Markets: Where to Invest?

      • • What kind of demographic is an urban renter? Suburban renter? How does location impact your acquisition strategy?
        • Schools are so important, what is second?
        • Walkability, public transit and their importance
        • Labor availability and wages
        • How much property tax can you carry?
        • Ex-urban and rural markets
        • Build-to-rent and fix and flip product 
        • Jesse Shemesh , Portfolio Manager (Point Acquistions LLC)
        • Gene Clark , President (5 Arch)
        • Mike Tamulevich , Director of Sales (Marketplace Homes)
        • Shameek Agarwal , Director (Residential Capital Management)
        • Tawan Davis , CEO (The Steinbridge Group)

      Track C 11:55 AM
      Tenant Best Practices

      • • Rental process and lease renewal automation
        • Compliance with ADA and fair housing
        • What is your rate increase policy?
        • What kind of incentives work? Gift cards? Value Add Propositions?
        • Value-added proposition your firm offers
        • Customer service best practices-Proactive vs. Reactive
        • Changing Regulatory Environment-Collections and tenant eviction, new local- and state-level regulations to be concerned with
        • When to turn over to the lawyer vs.  Collections services
        • What kind of incentives work? Gift cards? Value Add Propositions? 
        • Scott Schmitz , Vice President (Northstar Investment Group)
        • Chris Garner , CEO (Garner Properties & Management LLC)
        • Christopher Evans , Partner (Law Offices of Kimball, Tirey & St John LLP)
        • Scott Heimel , VP Sales (Property Frameworks)
        • Tina Strom , President (Rent Haven)

      Track A 12:40 PM
      NRHC Post-Acquisition Panel

      • This discussion of senior executives from some of the largest Single family rental investment companies will discuss the key issues from a technology, operations and property management perspective
        • Kelley Short , Acting Executive Director (National Rental Home Council)
        • Alysia Cherry , Vice President (Front Yard Residential)
        • Taylor Nichols , Senior Research Analyst (John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC)
        • Ray Barrows , COO (Progress Residential)
        • Jason Stewart , COO & CIO (The Promise Homes Company)

      Track B 12:40 PM
      Fix & Flip Overview: How Is The Current Economic Environment Impacting The Market?

      • (Fix & Flip Track)  • Impact on where rates and housing prices are going
        • Where is the market thriving? Taking a breather?
        • Reality TV and its impact
        • Increased debt and equity coming into the market: What is its impact?
        • Labor scarcity and material cost
        • How profitable does a flip need to be for it to make sense?
        • Not-for-profits: Competition or partner? 
        • Jeffrey Tesch , Managing Director (RCN Capital)
        • Jack Helfrich , Director of Sales (Civic Financial Services)
        • Matt Rodak , Founder & CEO (Fund That Flip, Inc.)
        • John Ryan , Chief Revenue Officer (Genesis Capital)
        • Tyler Simpson , Vice President (Roc Capital)
        • Larry Brand , SVP Fix and Flip Lending (Sprout Mortgage)

      Track C 12:40 PM
      Build-To-Rent Financing

      • (Build-To-Rent Track)  • Fixed vs. floating: Which way to go
        • Loan-to-cost, loan to value, time frames, draws and recourse
        • Lines or credit vs. bridge loans: Which way to go and why
        • Lessons learned in this new sub-asset
        • Rejected loans: Why?
        • First time BTR investor looking for financing: What do you look for?
        • Securitizable asset? 
        • Jeff Cline , Executive Director (SVN | SFRhub Advisors)
        • Ryan McBride , COO (CoreVest)
        • Ed Steffelin , President and SVP (GS Partners/STAC/Balcar)
        • Mathew Avrhami , Vice President (Harvard Investments, Inc.)
        • Benjamin Bass , COO (Propel Builders)
        • Ranajoy Sarkar , Chief Product Officer (Roc Capital)
        • Keaton Merrell , Managing Director (Walker & Dunlop)

      1:25 PM
      Morning Programming Concludes

      • Continue the networking by dining at:
        • Playa (poolside)
        • Point Royal
        • Counter Point (grab and go)
        • Canteen (grab and go) 
        Or have some leisure time at:
        • Pool + Beach
        • The Diplomat Spa + Wellness
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      1:25 PM
      Exhibition Hall Closes

      5:30 PM
      Networking Reception Courtesy of:

      • Join us for a Cocktail Reception and Networking hour to conclude the first day of the conference on Wednesday, May 29th at 5:30pm in Grand Ballroom West at The Diplomat Beach Resort, hosted by Roofstock. Network with fellow SFR industry leaders while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres at one of Florida's finest luxury resort destinations. This is a great opportunity to meet with conference attendees to discuss industry trends and establish valuable business connections for the year ahead. We look forward to meeting you there.  

      6:30 PM
      Day One Concludes

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019

      7:30 AM
      Registration & Breakfast for Pre-Conference Discussions

      Track A 7:50 AM
      Getting to 50-100 Rentals in Your Portfolio

      • (Open to Flippers/Owners Only) Virtual assistants, outsourcing vs. additional hires, scaling my business and finding relatively inexpensive funding will be some of the experience discussed in this interactive session where we look forward to hearing your input
        • Ian Horowitz , Managing Partner (Equity Warehouse)
        • Cortland Plichta , CEO (Homes Direct, Inc.)

      Track B 7:50 AM
      Women’s Breakfast & Small Group Meeting

      • Come and share the trials, tribulations and invaluable insights into how to advance in this very competitive and male-dominated industry. The conversation will be interactive and attendees are asked to be active participants in the discussion. Be ready to share insights and experiences that will help your colleagues in attendance.
        • Missy McCall , CEO (RetireWithRealEstate.Biz)
        • Jackie Williams , Vice President, Operations (The Promise Homes Company)

      8:00 AM
      Registration & Breakfast for all Conference Attendees Courtesy of:

      Track A 8:45 AM
      Opportunity Zones: The Real Life Case Studies

      • • Will this new legislation allow you to make profits in “C/D” areas?
        • What does it mean if you have some of your portfolio inside the zone, some of your portfolio not in the zone?
        • Fundraising so far
        • Are you just doing SFR in the o-zone or other asset types?
        • Will you continue to do o-zone deals?
        • Fund administration
        • Finding the right structure
        • Legal intricacies and tax issues investors and funds need to know
        • Risk mitigation 
        • Clayton Wyatt , VP of Business Development (Roofstock)
        • Michael Cook , Director (GTIS Partners)
        • Danny Kattan , Director (PIA Group USA)
        • Kathy Fettke , Co-CEO (Real Wealth Network)
        • Jason Stewart , COO & CIO (The Promise Homes Company)

      Track B 8:45 AM
      Flip vs. Hold: What Are Your Best Options When House Price Drops During Renovations

      • (Fix & Flip Track)  • What is your hold flexibility?
        • Equity investors: Are they onboard? Do you need to be looking at the investor docs?
        • What kind of debt do you have?
        • Options in high property tax markets
        • More price cuts: What usually works?
        • Renting out the property: What are the terms and your medium range plans?
        • Considering tax liabilities 
        • Barnett Brodie , Managing Partner (Reichman Brodie Real Estate)
        • Carl Zoellner , Attorney (Anderson Advisors)
        • Gashar Dixon , Chief Acquisitions Officer (Anglestone Real Estate Venture Partners)
        • Shomail Malik , Managing Partner (Apex Capital Group)
        • Scott Hodgden , VP, Sales (Finance of America Commercial)

      Track C 8:45 AM
      Build to Rent Market Overview

      • (Build-To-Rent Track)  • How big is the market?
        • What makes a good build to rent market? What are some of the markets you like?
        • What markets does BTR work in? What are the commonalities?
        • What are the best locations? Urban, suburban, ex-urban
        • Advantages & disadvantages of true BTR community vs. traditional multifamily/horizontal apartments
        • Demographics of renters
        • Cap rates out there 
        • Alex Sifakis , President (JWB Real Estate Capital)
        • Jackson Su , Managing Partner (Bridge Tower Partners)
        • Dennis Cisterna , CEO (Guardian Residential)
        • Claire Pyatt , Senior Client Success Manager (Rently)
        • Daniel Cardona , Head of Acquisitions (ResiBuilt Homes)

      Track A 9:30 AM
      Managing an SFR Portfolio Across Multiple Locations: Building/Keeping Teams and Finding Property Managers & Vendors

      • • Tertiary market challenges
        • Outsource vs. keep in-house: What do you look at?
        • How do you approach a new market?
        • What is your strategy for keeping key employees beyond the obvious?
        • What do you look for in a service provider?
        • Technology at the home office: What do you look for?
        • Technology in your pocket: What apps are you and your employees using? 
        • Ken Davis , CEO & President (TaskEasy)
        • Henry Ijams , VP, Stratey & Partnerships (AvidXchange)
        • Russell Alt , Director, Operations (CrestCore Realty LLC)
        • Brian Flaherty , COO (Global Strategic Business Process Solutions Inc.)
        • Andy Schaeffer , Director of Operations (Radius Renovation Group)
        • Tucker McDermott , Vice President, Sales (SMS Assist)

      Track B 9:30 AM
      Financing Fix & Flips-Debt

      • (Fix & Flip Track)  • How do you underwrite Fix Flippers who are not builders? What type of leverage are you giving with those loans?
        • Best lending practices in a softening market. How do you protect yourself as a lender?
        • Any new or shifting strategies we're seeing deployed by our investors as we head into a potentially softening market?
        • M&A impact
        • In an increasingly competitive lending marketplace, with very similar terms amongst the players, how do you (as a lender) differentiate yourself?
        • Why would someone consider institutional financing over cash or private money?
        • How do lenders protect themselves against inherent risks that are a condition of specific MSAs?
        • Any markets or asset types we're starting to shy away from? Why?
        • Does your company offer a line of credit facility, what benefits does it give to the borrower?
        • What are you looking for in a fix and flip investor? Experience levels & background, credit scores, skin in the game, capital reserves
        • Josh Craig , VP, Sales & Strategy (Finance of America Commercial)
        • Daryl Harrington , President & CEO (Flip Investment Group Inc)
        • Cortney Newmans , Director-Business Development (Lima One Capital)
        • Paul Jackson , Principal (Residential Capital Partners)
        • Jack Helfrich , Director of Sales (Civic Financial Services)

      Track C 9:30 AM
      Build to Rent Post Construction

      • (Build-To-Rent Track)  • How much is the maintenance expenses and turn cost vs. traditional single family and vertical and garden apartment communities?
        • Lease up practices
        • Disposition strategies
        • Rent levels and growth
        • Tenant demographic and length of tenant stay
        • Townhouses vs. detached
        • Operating and performance metrics 
        • Kevin Conlon , Principal (Meridian Pacific Properties)
        • Christopher Crippen , Managing Partner (Azul Asset Management)
        • George Huang , Managing Partner (Bridge Tower Partners)
        • Bruce McNeilage , CEO (Kinloch Partners, LLC)
        • Mark Peterson , Director, Build for Rent (SVN | SFRhub Advisors)

      10:15 AM
      Networking & Refreshment Break Courtesy of:

      Track A 11:10 AM
      iBuyers & Valuation Automation

      • • Investment strategy/business model and what range of returns are you targeting?
        • What markets/properties are you focused on and where are investors on your platform finding the most attractive investment opportunities?
        • What operationally and technologically are you doing to improve execution, drive profitability, and scale the business?
        • What channels you’re finding the most success in? Are you investing for your own account or one behalf of investors?
        • What does it do to your business model if properties are not appreciation while you are holding them?
        • How competitive is the ibuyer market? How many players? What market share do you anticipate the iBuyers being able to achieve?
        • The technology used to enhance the business
        • How you do you approach building out operations in local markets?
        • Rich Ford , CDO (Roofstock)
        • Martin Kay , CEO (Entera)
        • Dan Scanlon , SVP, Asset Management (Invitation Homes)
        • Michael Kalis , CEO (Marketplace Homes)
        • Dan Mayes , CTRO (Offerpad)
        • Aaron Kuney , Regional Director-Field Operations (Zillow Group)

      Track B 11:10 AM
      Making More Money Per Flip: Improving Rehab Margins

      • (Fix & Flip Track)  In this era of increased competition from institutions, i-buyers and dumb $$ trying to copy TV flippers coupled with pressures on the cost side from increasing material and labor expenses it is of even more importance to compare notes on increasing rehab efficiency.  This session will touch on such best practices as

        • What is the latest process that you changed? How is it working out?
        • My mother told me you better shop around: Where are you going?
        • Scheduling efficiency
        • Technology-enhanced efficiencies
        • Financing and organizational efficiencies
        • Stuart Steinberg , Director of REHAB & Operations (Community Partners Enterprises LP)
        • Robert Napolitano , CEO & Founder (Napolitano Family Venture Capital)
        • Scott Sarel , Director of Property Services (Recromax)
        • Dustin Dreher , CEO (Reno Haven)
        • Jeff Corn , CEO & Co-Founder (Virtuance)

      Track C 11:10 AM
      Build to Rent Land Acquisition & Construction

      • (Build-To-Rent Track)  • Making higher labor costs pencil
        • Equity money time horizon
        • Who are your competitors for site acquisitions?
        • What is the optimal product mix: Building one-off homes on infill lots vs. masterplan communities vs. 100% self-contained community for rent
        • Perceived builder risks and/or advantages when purpose building for rent product
        • How much of your new product comes from build-to-rent vs. other channels? 
        • Cyrus Zadeh , Principal (Camden Homes)
        • Rob Derck , Head of New Build Acquisitions (Amherst Residential)
        • Frank Cava , CEO (Cava Companies)
        • Michael Drew , CEO (Real Estate Done 4 U)
        • John Curry , COO (Spire Residential)
        • Mitch Rotta , Director, New Construction (Tricor-Homes)

      Track A 11:55 AM
      Making the Process More Efficient: Rehab, Rental Maintenance, & Tech

      • • What are your maintenance expenses? How are you trying to minimize them?
        • What is the optimal man hours/maintenance techs per home?
        • Long term maintenance policy
        • What do you do when a short term renter vacates? Long term?
        • What kind of maintenance do perform while the tenant is in the house?
        • While on a service call does your tech inspect the house for problems to fix?
        • Smart technology in use
        • Sean Miller , President (PointCentral)
        • Ani Ganesan , Co-Founder (Blue Chip Maintenance)
        • Tim Barhite , Director, Operations (Homee, Inc)
        • Brian Smith , Senior Manager- Sales (Home Depot Pro)
        • Raymond Hespen , CEO & Co-Founder (Property Meld)
        • Mike Travalini , President, Residential (SMS Assist)

      Track B 11:55 AM
      Luxury Market Flips

      • (Fix & Flip Track)  • A million dollars isn’t what it used to be: Defining luxury
        • How many luxury flips do you do at a time?
        • How much time does it take from acquisition to sale?
        • Permitting and working with the local government
        • Financing the flip
        • Seems like the luxury market might be slowing down: What is your plan?
        • What kind of finishes do you put into the luxury vs. normal flip?
        • What if you can’t sell at your price? 
        • Matt Neisser , COO (LendingOne)
        • Ted Weinstein , VP, Banking Relations (CastleRock REO)
        • Julius Mendoza , Regional Director, Strategic Accounts (LendingHome)
        • Billy Whitehead , COO (ROI Property Group)
        • John C. Day , Chief Business Development Officer (Genesis Capital)

      Track C 11:55 AM
      Out of SFR and Into Alternative SFR Assets, Multifamily, or Commercial

      • As home prices rise and ROI falls for single family homes many market participants are looking into different locations to buy homes, playing in different parts of the ecosystem like property management, financing or even leaving the single family market for altogether for different real estate asset classes.  But are there other sub-asset classes within the single family rental market you should consider before you throw in the towel including

        • Are you getting an education in student housing? Getting Grandpa’s advice on senior housing? Your kids’ thoughts on co-living?
        • Staying in the SFR market but changing your business plan. Turnkey vs. managing vs. financing
        • Is there value to be found in the note market? Buying SFR-backed paper?
        • Going turnkey
        • Can you afford to go into affordable housing?
        • Valuation in good and bad times
        • Less Than 60K Market  & Section 8/Low Income Housing 
        • Daniel Jaramillo , CEO (Strategic Properties)
        • Mike Bednarski , Managing Partner (Broome Capital)
        • Leonard Blangiardo , Managing Director & Principal (DRA Asset Management / Domaine Realty Advisors Inc.)
        • Jesse Shemesh , Portfolio Manager (Point Acquistions LLC)
        • Kevin Shortle , Founder (Shortle Consulting)

      12:40 PM
      Luncheon Featuring Optional Luncheon Roundtables

        • Acquisitions
        • Build-to-rent
        • Carolinas/Georgia
        • Chicago/Midwest
        • Financing/Capital Markets
        • Fix & Flips
        • Florida
        • Property Management
        • Texas

      Track A 1:55 PM
      Setting Yourself up to Grow From Financing SFR: The Long-Term Owner Panel

      • • Short-term vs. long-term financing; 15 vs. 30 year: Which do you prefer? Why?
        • Hard money 6 month loan then refinance: When is that the best strategy?
        • What are your current sources for financing and refinancing and their economic terms?
        • Mistakes new and old investors can learn from
         • Obstacles and how to overcome
        • Working with a local lender vs. national lender
        • How important are release provisions and associated release premiums
        • Jeffrey Tesch , Managing Director (RCN Capital)
        • Paul M. Davey , CEO (Balcara Group, LLC)
        • Steven Kollar , Managing Principal (Cash Flow Properties/Renters First Choice)
        • Rita Medeiros , CEO (CEO Homes LLC Pompano Beach, Fl)
        • Alex Lugovoy , General Manager (Dobrin Homes)
        • David Lichtenger , Managing Partner (Intrepid Capital Investments)

      Track B 1:55 PM
      The Mega Flipper Panel: Managing 100+ Transactions Per Year

      • (Fix & Flip Track) • What are the macroeconomic factors you look for in a market? Sub-market?
        • Sources of financing
        • What are your options when you can’t sell?
        • What are you doing about a more competitive environment, higher acquisition prices and higher rehab expenses
        • Structure of business
        • Insourcing vs. outsourcing
        • How are you finding all of these properties? 
        • Don Wenner , CEO (DLP Real Estate Capital)
        • Corey Oldknow , SVP Acquisitions (33 Holdings)
        • Mark Filler , CEO (Apex Home Partners)
        • Mark Bloom , Principal (NetWorth Realty)
        • Jason Medley , Founder (The Collective Genius Mastermind)
        • Pat Flynn , Vice President (Yellow Bird Home Buyers)

      Track C 1:55 PM
      1000+ Rentals: The Large Investor Small Group Meeting

      • (Small group meeting for owners only) Technology development and new systems, outsourcing vs. keeping functions like maintenance in-house and acquisition and disposition woes will be among the points debated in this discussion.
        • Michael Cook , Director (GTIS Partners)
        • Mousa Ahmad , Founder (Mutual Property Investments)

      Track A 2:40 PM
      Long Term Debt Financing

      • • Will Freddie and Fannie continue refinancing portfolios? What you need to know
        • What are your views on providing cash out refinancing loans?
        • What impact do you think higher rates have had and has it impacted demand?
        • What is the demand from the smaller mom and pop operators for loans on 5-20 properties?
        • LTV’s for stabilized vs non-stabilized properties?
        • Are you seeing more non-recourse vs recourse loans and what is the pricing difference?
        • How important is underwriting the property manager when evaluating your credit decision?
        • Dan Oppenheim , Head of Consumer and Housing Research (SSR LLC)
        • Micaela Lumpkin , SVP, Head of Term Lending (CoreVest)
        • Dana Wasson , Director of National Sales (Lima One Capital)
        • Matt Neisser , COO (LendingOne)
        • Josh Roach , Chief Investment Officer (Lloyd Capital Partners & Phi Group Investments)

      Track B 2:40 PM
      Building Your Own In-House Property Manager/Broker

      • • How much does it cost? How much can you save?
        • How many properties does it take to make it worthwhile?
        • Exclusive brokers agreements vs. in-house
        • Handling markets outside your usual geographic area
        • Working with institutional vs. turnkey clients 
        • Douglas Skipworth , Co-founder & Principal Broker (CrestCore Realty LLC)
        • Rick Venetico , CoFounder (Cash Flow Michigan)
        • Mike McMullen , CEO (Prominence Homes)
        • Deb Newell , Executive RE Consultant (Real Time Consulting Services)
        • Michael Jordan , President (Strategy Properties)

      Track C 2:40 PM
      100-750 Homes: Middle Market

      •  (Small group meeting for owners only)  Are you getting preferential financing? Optimizing operations? Branching out into small multi units and rental buildings as SFR gets more expensive? How are you mixing and structuring acquisition, capex, improvement, refi, and retail sale with seller finance mortgage to take advantage of owner occupied incentives or real estate tax costs? These questions and more will be discussed at this interactive audience-led discussion.
        • Greg Coleman , Co-Founder & Managing Partner (Revest Asset Management)
        • John Halasz , Managing Director (US Home Aggregation)

      3:25 PM
      Networking & Refreshment Break Courtesy of:

      4:15 PM
      Large SFR "C-Level" Acquisitions & Finance

      • • Are you preparing for a downtown? How?
        • Do you see industry consolidation?
         • Under what conditions would you consider selling assets if the market nationally was to decline? Locally?
        • Are you buying into build-to-rent?
        • What do you look for in a new market?
        • Joint ventures with institutional investors and other fundraising efforts
         • Impact of the new iBuyers on the markets you are in
        • Internal growth: What you are shooting for and how you are going to get there?
        • What is your renter demographic and how does that translate into your acquisitions? 
        • Gary Beasley , CEO & Co-Founder (Roofstock)
        • Chris Avallone , Managing Director (Amherst Residential)
        • Thibault Adrien , CEO (Lafayette Real Estate)
        • Dana Sprong , Co-Founder & CIO (VineBrook Homes, LLC)
        • Stephen Seal , CEO (Voyager Pacific Capital)
        • Kyle Passkiewicz , President (Yellowbird Home Buyers)

      5:00 PM
      Technology Vendor Hot Seat… Owner Q&A Session Lead By SFR Owners

      • This panel will consist of 2-3 owners asking pointed questions to vendors the types of questions you would want answered when evaluating a particular system for purchase.  Audience participation is encouraged. Owners: Ben Smith, Director of Investor Relations, Real Wealth Network
        Robert Nickell, Principal, Rocket Station Real Estate Technology Vendors: Sean Miller, President, PointCentral
        Inaas Arabi, VP of Propertyware, Real Page
        Pini Lackner, Sales Manager, Rently
        Demetrios Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Smartrent
        • Ben Smith , Director of Investor Relations (Real Wealth Network)
        • Robert Nickell , Principal (Rocket Station Real Estate)
        • Inaas Arabi , VP of Single Family (GM of PW) (RealPage/PropertyWare)
        • Demetrios Barnes , Chief Operating Officer (SmartRent)
        • Pini Lackner , Director of Sales Operations (Rently)
        • Sean Miller , President (PointCentral)

      5:45 PM
      Networking Reception Courtesy of:

      • Join us for a Cocktail Reception and Networking hour to conclude the second day of the conference on Thursday, May 30th at 5:45pm in Grand Ballroom West at The Diplomat Beach Resort, hosted by SVN SFRHub. Network with fellow SFR industry leaders while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres at one of Florida's finest luxury resort destinations. This is a great opportunity to meet with conference attendees to discuss industry trends and establish valuable business connections for the year ahead. We look forward to meeting you there.    

      6:45 PM
      Day Two Concludes

    Friday, May 31st, 2019

      8:00 AM
      Registration & Breakfast Courtesy of:

      8:25 AM
      Buy & Hold Acquisitions

      • • Are you still finding value at auctions? Auction sites? How are you managing risks in the process?  
        • Is there value to find in stabilized properties?
        • 2-4 family home market
        • Finding off-market inventory
        • Status of MLS inventory 
        • Tim Horvath , Director, Affiliates & Properties (Real Wealth Network)
        • Patrick McClain , Senior Vice President (Hubzu and Equator)
        • David Makki , Associate (Own It Realty)
        • Michael Soni , Senior Advisor (Reven Housing REIT, Inc.)
        • Alex Kahn , Executive Director (Sylvan Road Capital LLC)
        • Andy Wu , Acquisitions & Dispositions (Resicap)

      9:10 AM
      Comparing Debt Financing Sources

      • • Bank vs. non-bank structures
        • Securitized structures
        • GSE and other available government programs
        • Property owners who finance: Are they out to foreclose you?
        • Fund debt providers: What do their structures look like?
        • Debt sources: Which sources match best with fix and flip, build-to-rent and long term hold? Refi vs. cash out?
         • Short vs. long term debt
        • Corporate vs. property debt
        • Municipal and federal government debt
        • Dan Magder , Managing Director (Center Creek Capital)
        • Douglas Skipworth , Co-founder & Principal Broker (CrestCore Realty LLC)
        • Matt Neisser , COO (LendingOne)
        • John Keeton , Partner (Morningside Funding LLC)
        • Rob Fuller , CEO (ROI Property Group)

      9:55 AM
      Demographics: What are the Trends and Numbers you Pay Most Attention to? How do you use this Information when you are Considering Entering a New Market?

      • • Consumer credit outlook
        • Has the consumer rent vs. buy decision changed?
        • Where is home ownership going?
        • Mitigating risk of shifting demographics. Matching rental portfolios for a diverse tenant profile
        • Latest millennial numbers & what kind of technology are they demanding? 
        • Rural vs. urban markets
        • Children and pets
        • What are you looking for in a new market? 
        • Steven McDonald , Chief Economist (Community Solutions Group)
        • Rachel Graham , Director of Marketing (Buildium)
        • Domonic Purviance , Senior Financial Specialist (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
        • Paul Turovsky , COO (Four Square Realty Investments/TRAC Global)
        • Dan Oppenheim , Head of Consumer and Housing Research (SSR LLC)

      10:40 AM
      Networking & Refreshment Break Courtesy of:

      10:55 AM
      The 7 “Ds”: Finding, Acquiring & Managing Distressed Properties

      • • Turning lemons into lemonade: Finding the contractors and making the natural disaster damaged home investment work
        • How many owners take the insurance money and move on?
        • 2nd lien removal
        • Finding owners who are in trouble and willing to sell: What is your process?
        • Do desperate time yield better prices?  
        • Has hard line immigration been a panacea?
        • Prices have gone up so much, what's the discount on distressed assets compared to non-distressed assets?
        • Max Cabellos , Operations Manager (Hogar Hispano Inc)
        • Lauren Taylor , Principal (Capaven)
        • Marshall Sklar , Co-Founder (Florida’s Best Realty Services, LLC)
        • Brian Hettinger , Partner (Recromax)
        • Sacasha Brown , COO (The Steinbridge Group)

      11:40 AM
      Acquisition Shark Tank

      • Featuring 2 SFR sales pitched to potential buyers followed by a Q&A period for each of the transactions.

        Tank Leader:Will Moderate The Session
        Jeff Cline, Executive Director, SVN | SFRhub Advisors
        The Sharks: Will be interested in acquiring portfolios of homes Joe Negri, Head of Asset Management, Amherst Residential
        Lauren Taylor, Principal, Capaven 
        Tommy Prate, Co-Founder & CEO, Magnify Capital
        Jared Garfield, President, ROI Property Group Management
        The Property Owners: Will present the portfolios for sale
        R.J. Palano, Director of Acquisitions, Buy Cash Flow Properties
        Hassan Scheib, Broker, Own It Realty
        Anthony Stansberry, Director of Leasing and Sales, Resibuilt
        • Jeff Cline , Executive Director (SVN | SFRhub Advisors)
        • RJ Palano , Director of Acquisitions (Buy Cash Flow Properties)
        • Lauren Taylor , Principal (Capaven)
        • Tommy Prate , Co-Founder & CEO (Magnify Capital)
        • Hassan Scheib , Broker (Own It Realty)
        • Anthony Stansberry , Director of Sales (ResiBuilt Homes)
        • Jared Garfield , President (ROI Property Group Management)
        • Joe Negri , Head of Asset Management, Co-Head of Institutional SFR (Amherst Residential)

      12:40 PM
      Acquisition Due Diligence & Pricing for Yourself & 3rd-Party Investors

      • • Ensuring income producing assets fit your business management model
        • Market evaluation
        • Best practices for large portfolio purchases
        • Touring the property: What to look for that others don’t
        • Don’t forget the problems you can have without a title
        • Zoning and other local regulations
        • Seller paperwork: What is a deal breaker if missing?
        • What do you consider to be expensive? Too expensive?
        • What pricing determinants do you think are under-vs. over-used?
        • How do you approach 3rd-party vs. acquisitions vs. your own? 
        • Tim Gillis , Vice President Capital Market Sales (ServiceLink)
        • Shawn Reed , Associate (Own It Realty)
        • Jeremy Gratton , Senior Underwriter (SES Risk Management)
        • Michael Finch , EVP & Principal (SVN|SFRhub Advisors)
        • Anthony DePalma , Executive Director, Portfolio Management (Sylvan Road Capital, LLC)

      1:25 PM
      The 7th Annual Single Family Rental Forum (East) Concludes



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