Episode Number #126 – Relationships and Networking are the Currencies of any Business Success with Omar Khan
Episode Summary –
Technical skills are necessary but not enough to succeed in business or a career without also developing relationships and expanding your network which is equally important for progress. Having people who will mentor you and open up opportunities for you is essential for your growth. Real estate is a prime example of how relationships and networking can drive successful outcomes.
In this episode, Omar Khan shares his story of transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship in real estate. He talks about why he wishes he hadn’t waited for the perfect timing to take that leap, and how his wife embraced the change. He explains that having technical skills is only part of a career or business venture; one needs relationships and networking too. Omar also shares strategies on how to build wealth through real estate investments.
Let’s jump in
Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[03:35] Omar’s backstory, how he got into real estate, and what he does today.
[08:10] How hard was it for Omar to transition from corporate to entrepreneurship?
[13:06] The business side of what Omar is currently doing.
[16:47] The basics of wealth management. Different roads to wealth creation. The old way vs. new ways of thinking in terms of creating wealth.
[23:30] The steps of investing in real estate.
About Omar Khan –
Omar Khan (via his company Boardwalk Wealth) helps high-income earners make tax-friendly passive income through private, off-market investments… mainly commercial real estate. Commercial, in this case, means apartment complexes — which, in our industry, are called “multifamily” apartments.
Omar has advised on $3.7 billion in capital financing and M&A transactions and secured $50+ million in equity from private and institutional capital. He is a graduate of the Rotman School of Business (University of Toronto) and a CFA charter holder with 10+ years of investing experience across real estate and commodities.
As the principal of Boardwalk Wealth, Omar has closed on over $250 million of assets across TX, GA, FL, and SD. He was born in Dubai to a family of multi-generation real estate investors from Pakistan. He has lived in Pakistan, Canada, and the USA since then. Omar currently lives in Dallas with his physician wife and two sons.
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