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Seasoned asset managers with a passion for uplifting others through real estate investing opportunities.

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About us

Christopher Linger and Maricela Soberanes are principals at Up Plex Capital LLC. Accredited Real estate investors. Having built a personal portfolio valued at over $100M, they’ve created significant passive income for themselves and their investors by finding the best properties today’s market can offer. Maricela has a business degree and a successful medical service business since 2015. Chris has an MBA, twenty-seven years of active duty Navy services (ret), now full-time apartment syndicator.

Experience

Seasoned asset managers with a passion for uplifting others through real estate investing opportunities.

Education

Build confidence in your ability to invest wisely with the free educational resources

Connection

Stay informed and up to date with the latest investment opportunities and company developments

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Hear From Our Investors

My wife and I thank our lucky stars that we worked with Chris and Maricela, they are so organized and always willing to make a win-win situation.

- S. McDonald -

McDonald Homes

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it 100 times. We

owe our success to you both. Great mentors like you [Chris & Maricela] have

helped tremendously!

- S. Enyard -

Anchor Atlas Properties Founder

After seeing and relating to some of my frustrations, they drove two hours to help

with our four-plex renovation. Chris & Maricela are always a wealth of knowledge.

- C. Byler -

Passive Patriots Founder

Hear From Our Investors

My wife and I thank our lucky stars that we worked with Chris and Maricela, they are so organized and always willing to make a win-win situation.

- S. McDonald -

McDonald Homes

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it 100 times. We

owe our success to you both. Great mentors like you [Chris & Maricela] have

helped tremendously!

- S. Enyard -

Anchor Atlas Properties Founder

After seeing and relating to some of my frustrations, they drove two hours to help

with our four-plex renovation. Chris & Maricela are always a wealth of knowledge.

- C. Byler -

Passive Patriots Founder

The Numbers

Don't Lie

$300M

PORTFOLIO

UNDER MANAGEMENT

3000+

DOORS

2006

INVESTING SINCE

4

INVESTED IN MARKETS

(TX, TN, KY, NC)

The Numbers Don't Lie

$300M+

PORTFOLIO

UNDER MANAGEMENT

3000+

DOORS

2006

INVESTING SINCE

4

INVESTED IN MARKETS

(TX, TN, KY, NC)

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Start Now

The best time to invest in real estate is now and with the right investment, you can see amazing growth in just 18 months.

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Trust in Proven Returns

The best time to invest in real estate is now and with the right investment, you can see amazing growth in just 18 months.

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Start Just With $50K

It takes less than you think to get started and with the right team you'll shorten your learning curve and increase your returns.

3 Investing Tips

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Start Now

The best time to invest in real estate is now and with the right investment, you can see amazing growth in just 18 months.

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Start Just With $50K

It takes less than you think to get started and with the right team you'll shorten your learning curve and increase your returns.

Schedule A Free Consultation

Invest with confidence. We’ll help you understand how to evaluate if a certain asset is right for you.

Schedule A Free Consultation

Invest with confidence. We’ll help you understand how to evaluate if a certain asset is right for you.

Our Assets

We strategically focus on a variety of asset types in order to create a strong and diverse portfolio of assets that can hedge against economic uncertainties. Creating safer investment opportunities for our investors.

Our Assets

We strategically focus on a variety of asset types in order to create a strong and diverse portfolio of assets that can hedge against economic uncertainties. Creating safer investment opportunities for our investors.

FREE Educational

Materials

Learn important investing concepts and strategies at your own pace with our "Savvy Passive Investor" series on YouTube

FREE Educational Materials

Learn important investing concepts and strategies at your own pace with our "Savvy Passive Investor" series on YouTube

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Making Money in Real Estate: Active vs. Passive – What Works Best for You?

December 08, 20233 min read

The World of Real Estate Investing

Welcome to the captivating world of real estate investing, where dreams of financial freedom and wealth accumulation come to life. Real estate has long been regarded as a reliable and lucrative investment option. However, before you take the plunge, it’s essential to understand the two primary approaches: active and passive real estate investing.


Passive Real Estate Investing


Passive investing, much like sipping a fine wine, allows you to enjoy the fruits of your investment without getting your hands dirty. Here’s what passive real estate investing entails:

Benefits of Passive Investing:

  • Hands-Off Approach: Passive investors are more like silent partners, providing financial backing and letting others do the heavy lifting.

  • Diversification: By investing in real estate funds or trusts, you can spread your risk across various properties, locations, and projects, reducing exposure to market fluctuations.

  • Professional Expertise: Trust the pros. Passive investments are often managed by experienced real estate professionals who navigate the complex world of property management and market analysis.

Disadvantages of Passive Investing:

  • Limited Control: As a passive investor, you willingly let others take charge of day-to-day operations, property management decisions, and tenant interactions.

  • Returns Variation: While you benefit from professional expertise, the returns on your investments may vary depending on market conditions and the performance of the investment group.


Active Real Estate Investing


Active investing, on the other hand, is like becoming the captain of your own real estate ship. Here’s what active real estate investing entails:

Benefits of Active Investing: 

  • Control and Decision-Making: Active investors take the controls, making decisions about property selection, management strategies, and renovations.

  • Profit Potential: With hands-on involvement, active investors can maximize their profits through rental income, property appreciation, and value-added improvements.

  • Learning Opportunities: Active investing provides a steep learning curve, offering valuable knowledge and experience in property management and real estate transactions.

Disadvantages of Active Investing:

  • Time and Effort: Active investors need to invest a significant amount of time and effort, which can be akin to running a small business.

  • Risk Exposure: With great control comes great responsibility. Active investors are exposed to the risks of vacancies, property damage, and market fluctuations.

  • Needs more capital to get started. This capital is used for putting the investment offering together before bringing passive investors. 


Conclusion: Finding Your Path in Real Estate


In the active versus passive real estate investing debate, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Your choice should align with your goals, resources, and lifestyle.

Passive investing provides ease, diversification, and professional management but offers limited control. Active investing offers control, profit potential, and learning opportunities but demands time and comes with higher risks.

Ultimately, the decision rests with you. Are you ready to be the hands-on captain of your real estate journey, or would you prefer to sit back and watch your investments grow? As you embark on your real estate investing journey, remember that a well-informed choice will pave the way to your financial goals and prosperity. Choose wisely, and happy investing!

We are continuously looking for partners to join us, so whether you want to invest passively or actively, we are just a call away. 👋

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Making Money in Real Estate: Active vs. Passive – What Works Best for You?

December 08, 20233 min read

The World of Real Estate Investing

Welcome to the captivating world of real estate investing, where dreams of financial freedom and wealth accumulation come to life. Real estate has long been regarded as a reliable and lucrative investment option. However, before you take the plunge, it’s essential to understand the two primary approaches: active and passive real estate investing.


Passive Real Estate Investing


Passive investing, much like sipping a fine wine, allows you to enjoy the fruits of your investment without getting your hands dirty. Here’s what passive real estate investing entails:

Benefits of Passive Investing:

  • Hands-Off Approach: Passive investors are more like silent partners, providing financial backing and letting others do the heavy lifting.

  • Diversification: By investing in real estate funds or trusts, you can spread your risk across various properties, locations, and projects, reducing exposure to market fluctuations.

  • Professional Expertise: Trust the pros. Passive investments are often managed by experienced real estate professionals who navigate the complex world of property management and market analysis.

Disadvantages of Passive Investing:

  • Limited Control: As a passive investor, you willingly let others take charge of day-to-day operations, property management decisions, and tenant interactions.

  • Returns Variation: While you benefit from professional expertise, the returns on your investments may vary depending on market conditions and the performance of the investment group.


Active Real Estate Investing


Active investing, on the other hand, is like becoming the captain of your own real estate ship. Here’s what active real estate investing entails:

Benefits of Active Investing: 

  • Control and Decision-Making: Active investors take the controls, making decisions about property selection, management strategies, and renovations.

  • Profit Potential: With hands-on involvement, active investors can maximize their profits through rental income, property appreciation, and value-added improvements.

  • Learning Opportunities: Active investing provides a steep learning curve, offering valuable knowledge and experience in property management and real estate transactions.

Disadvantages of Active Investing:

  • Time and Effort: Active investors need to invest a significant amount of time and effort, which can be akin to running a small business.

  • Risk Exposure: With great control comes great responsibility. Active investors are exposed to the risks of vacancies, property damage, and market fluctuations.

  • Needs more capital to get started. This capital is used for putting the investment offering together before bringing passive investors. 


Conclusion: Finding Your Path in Real Estate


In the active versus passive real estate investing debate, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Your choice should align with your goals, resources, and lifestyle.

Passive investing provides ease, diversification, and professional management but offers limited control. Active investing offers control, profit potential, and learning opportunities but demands time and comes with higher risks.

Ultimately, the decision rests with you. Are you ready to be the hands-on captain of your real estate journey, or would you prefer to sit back and watch your investments grow? As you embark on your real estate investing journey, remember that a well-informed choice will pave the way to your financial goals and prosperity. Choose wisely, and happy investing!

We are continuously looking for partners to join us, so whether you want to invest passively or actively, we are just a call away. 👋

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Asset managers dedicated to elevating others through education in wealth-creation, and passive investing through real estate.

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1401 Lavaca St., #191, Austin TX 78701

Asset managers dedicated to elevating others through education in wealth-creation, and passive investing through real estate.

invest@up-plex.com

1401 Lavaca St., #191, Austin TX 78701

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