Mastering the Art of Commercial Real Estate with Doug Marshall
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
Moneeka Sawyer is often described as one of the most blissful people you will ever meet. She has been investing in Real Estate for over 20 years, so has been through all the different cycles of the market. Still, she has turned $10,000 into over $5,000,000, working only 5-10 hours per MONTH with very little stress.
While building her multi-million dollar business, she has traveled to over 55 countries, dances every single day, supports causes that are important to her, and spends lots of time with her husband of over 20 years.
She is the international best-selling author of the multiple award-winning books “Choose Bliss: The Power and Practice of Joy and Contentment” and “Real Estate Investing for Women: Expert Conversations to Increase Wealth and Happiness the Blissful Way.”
Moneeka has been featured on stages including Carnegie Hall and Nasdaq, radio, podcasts such as Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod, and TV stations including ABC, CBS, FOX, and the CW, impacting over 150 million people.