May 17, 2022

Residential Land Development 101 with Darcy Marler

Over the past 20 years, Darcy Marler has owned over 90 properties with 240' doors', worth over $44 million. At that time, he has actively invested in land development, new construction, condo conversions, long-term rentals, BRRRR, land parceling, and fix-and-flips. Darcy is also the author of 4 books on Real Estate Investing and an online course on Land Development.

In this episode, Darcy shares how with land development, you can have multiple micro strategies within it, make better refinancing deals, and cash flow better, giving opportunities for smaller investors.

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What you'll learn from today's episode:

  • Find out the multiple micro strategies you can dabble in within the land development space
  • Learn how to cash flow better with this investment strategy
  • Discover more favorable refinancing deals with land development


Topics Covered:

01:00 - What makes him consider land development

03:12 - Multiple micro strategies within land development

05:04 - Various land development he dealt with

07:57 - What he meant with the analogy of getting into the lake up to your ankle

09:46 - Other lucrative opportunities with land development

12:24 - Success stories of land development deals

15:56 - Getting better refinancing deals with this micro strategy

16:35 - An online course for real estate land development for residential land development as a profitable investment

Key Takeaways:

"There are all these kinds of little micro strategies within the grand envelope of land development that I think many investors aren't aware that's actually possible. And they can actually do it on various timetables and various pocketbook sizes." - Darcy Marler

"If some of you are having trouble finding things to rent properties, there might be a way to actually cash flow better because we're severing this excess land and putting that against the mortgage solution strategy." - Darcy Marler

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