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Diary of an Apartment Investor

How to Scale with Brad Cartier and Alex Mandaro

Brian Briscoe | 4/11/2022

How to scale and finding a business model that works with you with Brad Cartier and Alex Mandaro.

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This episode originally aired on April 11th, 2022

Brad Cartier
Brad Cartier is a real estate developer, writer, proptech investor and advisor, and marketing consultant in the real estate technology space. Brad is a cofounder of Blair Capital Asset Management which develops and manages missing middle multifamily in the Ottawa area. Brad is also an advisor and angel investor to a number of property technology startups, and a marketing mentor for the MetaProp accelerator program. Brad is also a writer on all things real estate for Briefcase where he is a co-founder, as well as other outlets such as Motley Fool, Roofstock, and Stessa. In all, Brad oversees a portfolio of around 100 rental properties including long, medium, and short-term rentals. In his spare time, Brad enjoys time with his wife and four daughters, who gifted him the coveted '#1 Dad' coffee mug for Christmas. Brad also volunteers on the Ottawa Real Estate Investors Organization executive board, a local group of 300 real estate entrepreneurs.

Alex Mandaro
Alexander’s WHY is to lead others to freedom so that together we can positively impact our world. He has worked as an accountant for over 5 years, sharpening his analysis and number-crunching skills, and spends his free time coaching young students on leadership and church production. This, coupled with his management and leadership skills is a recipe for success in apartment building investing.
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Your host, Brian Briscoe, is a co-founder and principal in the real estate investing firm Four Oaks Capital.  He and his team currently have 629 units worth $36 million in assets under management and are continuing to grow.  He will retire as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps in 2021. Learn more about him and the Four Oaks team at  or contact him at - be sure to let him know where you found him.
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