5 Talents Podcast - How To Build Wealth Like the 1%

Tamara & Eric Leever - 70 Doors, Grow Through What You Go Through; Learn While Taking Action

November 02, 2020 Abel Pacheco Season 1 Episode 31
5 Talents Podcast - How To Build Wealth Like the 1%
Tamara & Eric Leever - 70 Doors, Grow Through What You Go Through; Learn While Taking Action
Show Notes

Today’s guests are a dynamic duo who believe you grow through what you go through: Tamara & Eric Leever, President and Vice President of Madre Construction, Consultation, and Capital and Managing Partners of SLS RE Holdings LLC. They met 20 years ago over a real estate transaction (After Tamara sold Eric a house) and have been married for 16 years. When they’re not running to and from properties, they’re running their daughter to and from practice or games. They’ve both had 20+ years in real estate, SFH fix & flips, MFH value add projects. 

Let’s get right into this episode as Eric and Tamara share about how partnering up with people and jumping in despite the doubts has led them to learn and build success. 

[00:01 - 09:49] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Eric and Tamara Leever 
  • Tamara and Eric give us some background 

[09:50 - 19:19] Tapping into the Network and Jumping in Both Feet First 

  • Eric talks about going into their first Multifamily deal from SFH
  • Learning while taking action 
  • Go out and find partnership 

[19:20 - 27:00] Lesson Learned 

  • The lessons learned along the way that they apply now 
  • The effects of doubt on the relationship 
  • Tamara’s perspective on communication and vulnerability

[27:01 - 36:00] Learn Through Making Partnerships 

  • Next steps and strategies for Eric and Tamara
  • Insights on the current state of the Detroit market 
  • Advice and cheat codes for passive and active investors

[36:01 - 44:41] Closing Segment

  • Networking for the introverts 
  • Come from a place of care 
  • How to reach out to Tamara and Eric - Links Below 
  • Final words from Eric, Tamara, and Me

Tweetable Quotes:

“You never know who would go, ‘hey I’d be interested in that, let’s do this,’ and they may have the money or they may know somebody that did it, and they can hook you up.” - Eric Leever 

“Tell people what your goals are, and then I think it’s a natural instinct for people to want to help people.” - Tamara Leever 

“You grow through what you go through and you get stronger from it.” - Tamara Leever 

“Either passively invest or actively invest, I mean it’s really what you want to do, but just do it, get past the fear… I can tell ya when you’re filled with fear you’re gonna be motivated.” - Eric Leever


Connect with Eric and Tamara or email them at the addresses below. Call Tamara at (586)322-9111. 

Guest Email: Tamara teleever@gmail.com & Eric madreconstruction@gmail.com

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