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Doug Marshall is a seasoned commercial real estate professional. For more than thirty-five years, he has worked at mastering the art of commercial real estate investing while securing the best financing possible for his commercial real estate clients. During the last decade, he has also invested in rental properties throughout the Portland, Oregon area.
Doug earned his MBA at the University of Oregon, and in 1999, he received a CCIM designation, which many consider to be the PhD of commercial real estate. In 2003, he founded Marshall Commercial Funding, Inc., a commercial mortgage brokerage firm located in Portland, Oregon.
For thirty-eight years, Doug has been married to Carol. Doug and Carol are the founders of The Jesus Table, a weekly gathering for those in need of a hot meal and friendly conversation. They are also board members of Fairhaven Recovery Homes, a Christian-based ministry that provides transitional housing for alcoholics and drug addicts who are in recovery.
In his spare time, Doug enjoys reading, blogging, golfing, and time in the hammock.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The five questions every new investor needs to answer before buying their first property
- Why buying commercial real estate has its advantages
- What are the six immutable laws of real estate investing
- The four lessons Doug learned in his failures
Visit Doug at www.marshallcf.comYou can download a free chapter of his book HERE