Lessons from Investing in Different Syndications with Darin Batchelder, Ep. 338

Darin Batchelder is the principal owner, asset manager and lead sponsor on a 76 unit townhome community in Crowley, TX and he is the Minority General Partnership interest and the key principal in 256 units in Dallas, TX not to mention he is a limited partner in 14 properties and 3,944 multifamily units.

Let’s dive in to learn more about Darin’s investing journey.


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[00:01 – 06:54] Opening Segment 

  • Darin talks about his background.
  • How he started real estate investing.
  • The importance of committing to action.
  • Why he decided to join a mentorship group.

[06:54 – 14:21] The Texas Market

  • Why the Texas Market.
  • Deal flow in the Texas Market.
  • Why Darin wanted his investments to be in a major market
  • The importance of demand in a major market.
  • Why Darin prefers longer-term multifamily loans and how that helps with protection.

[14:21 – 24:48] The LP Experience

  • The benefits of being an LP.
  • Why Darin invested in different syndicator deals.
  • How learning from different people helped Darin find out how he wanted to operate.
  • Why you shouldn’t formulate an opinion about your deals too soon.
  • The importance of transparency in real estate investing.
  • Darin talks about his podcast and why he launched it.


[24:48 – 30:08] Bullseye Round

Apparent Failure:

A deal he lost which led him to start podcasting.


Digital Resource:

Active Campaign


Most Recommended Book:

The Magic of Thinking Big


Daily Habit: 

His morning routine


Curious About:

The next level up


I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:

To know about real estate investing earlier


Best Place to Grab a Bite in North Dallas

Many restaurants around Legacy West


Contact Darin:

To learn more about Darin go to darinbatchelder.com or find him on Instagram,  Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter

Tweetable Quotes:

“If there is more competition, it’s going to be harder to win a deal but on the same token when I go to sell, there are going to be that many more buyers.” - Darin Batchelder

“You don’t want to be sitting on the sidelines forever” - Darin Batchelder


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