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Making Life Better Through Multifamily Real Estate with Amy Sylvis
September 01, 2021 30 min

Episode Description


It’s incredible how opportunities open up to those who seek to help others and add value before making a profit. Prior to working in multi-family real estate, Amy Sylvis spent 13 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. She was originally drawn to the industry to be able to serve people while they battled serious health challenges having lived through the experience herself.


She soon realized that her skillset could serve even MORE people through multifamily real estate by providing clean, safe, affordable housing to working-class families while giving her the freedom to look after herself. After several attempts to crack into the industry, Amy was presented with the opportunity to join us here at Quattro Capital. She is now active on the GP and LP side of apartments in Tennessee and Georgia and is continuing to grow her portfolio with a goal of achieving the 5 Freedoms in the next couple of years.


You won’t want to miss this episode as we talk about how getting into Multifamily can make your life better as well as the lives of those you serve.

Working to Serve Others - [00:01 – 04:50]

  • I welcome Amy Sylvis

    • Bio 

  • Amy gives us some background on her story and career 

    • Family life and upbringing 

    • Navigating health challenges

    • Going into biotech to help others

    • The inspiration to getting into Multifamily


Making Life Better Through Multifamily Real Estate - [04:51 – 22:42]

  • Amy shares the health problems she had to deal with

    • Life with Cystic Fibrosis 

    • Forced to stop working 

    • Getting her life back through a revolutionary drug

  • Why transition into multifamily from biotech

    • The impact of Rich Dad Poor Dad

    • No choice to trade hours for the money

    • Hitting obstacles along the way

  • Amy’s first deal 

    • The freedom behind multifamily

    • Failing forward 

  • How Amy adds value to Quattro Capital

    • Investing in a JV 

    • Relentless market research 

  • The current deal in motion 

    • Located in Clarksville, TN 

    • The challenges during the acquisition phase 

  • The value of being on a team 

  • How Amy is continuing to manage the Clarksville deal


Final Questions - [22:43 - 30:15]

  • What is your superpower? 

    • Market research and people before profit

  • What is your biggest failure?

    • Giving time to a company with unfitting values 

  • How are you making the world a better place?

    • Helping the remaining 10% of CF patients find a cure

    • Supporting people with the costs associated with CF 

  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

“I wasn’t going to be able to trade time for money because my health wasn’t going to be where it needed to be. So multifamily was really this amazing coupling of fulfilling my higher self and my goal to help the world, but also to be able to support myself.” - Amy Sylvis

“Any dream worth accomplishing isn’t going to be easy.” - Amy Sylvis

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