A Fast Growing Real Estate Podcast!

Episodes

244: No Leverage Industrial Properties With An 8% Yield

Real Estate tends to go up over time and most newer investors have never experienced a downturn. There are periods, however, when Real Estate has come down in value and we’re quite possibly heading into a contracting environm...

243: High-End Luxury Short-Term Rentals Are Doing Extremely Well

The short-term rental space has exploded and turned into a formidable industry. Many successful owners are getting cash-on-cash returns in excess of 20%. At the same time, some markets have gotten over saturated, especially w...

242: Avoid High Risk And Get Predictable, Conservative Returns

In the world of multifamily Real Estate, the returns can be lucrative in heavy value-add projects. These opportunities also comprise the highest level of risk. Sometimes, the best opportunities are steady, workforce Class B a...

241: Chicago Offers Better Yields And Strong Fundamentals

When looking for yield, money from the coasts often winds up in other parts of the country. Great markets like Chicago offer better yields, and still offer very strong fundamentals for investors that provide cash flow and app...

240: 29% IRR’s On The West Coast

A 3 or a 4 cap in one market is not always equal to a 3 or 4 cap in another market. The risk profile is greater in markets where there’s fewer regulatory challenges and lower barriers to entry in developing new projects. In C...

239: There’s More Cash Flow In Older Properties

If you know how to manage lower income tenants and how to optimize the management of older properties, you can do extremely well. Many of these properties have ma and pa owners with under market rents and bloated expenses. On...

238: Value Add Projects Are Getting Much Harder To Find

In the last five years, value add multifamily deals have abounded where you can buy a building at under significantly market rent, put $5,000- $10,000/unit into rehab, and sell within 12-24 months at a huge profit. As more an...

Bigger Deals Have More Margin For Error Than Smaller Deals

When things go wrong in a smaller apartment deal, it can wipe out all the Net Operating Income and profit in the deal. On bigger deals over 100 units, the property can absorb a lot more unexpected costs or mistakes before it ...

236: Higher-End Assisted Living Facilities Cost An Average Of $4,000/Month Per Resident

After owning three Assisted Living homes in Phoenix, entrepreneur Gene Guarino created the Residential Assisted Living Academy in 2013 to train others to prosper like he had from the mega-trend of senior Assisted Living. The ...

235: In Evergreen funds You Don’t Need To Sell Assets At An Inopportune Time

With all asset classes priced at historically high levels, you may need to be open to different opportunities to find the right deal. When you expand your criteria, you’ll have more deals presented to you. The more deals that...

Family Offices' #1 Fear ls Losing The Capital They’ve Worked A Lifetime To Build

According to The Family Office Real Estate Institute, a Family Office is a family with $250 Million to deploy in investable assets. There are 7500 in the U.S. and 16,000 in the world. 70% of families lose their money by the s...

233: Smaller Properties Can Generate Bigger Profits

It’s hard to achieve economies of scale operating multifamily apartments with fewer than 100 units, but if you buy smaller buildings close to each other, you can gain operational efficiencies that translates into more profit....

232: How Family Offices Operate

What is a Family Office? The term “Family Office” has become more common over the past decade and the number of Family Offices is growing at a fast clip. A Family Office is a private wealth management advisory firm founded by...

231: Transaction Volume On Multifamily Has Slowed Down Significantly In Many Markets

In this environment, certain multifamily housing markets are seeing an 80% decrease in transaction volume vs. a year ago. Even though interest rates have increased way more than anyone predicted as recent as 6 months ago and ...

230: Houston Is The Second Fastest Growing Market In The Country

Although interest rates are on the rise at a faster clip than at any other time in recent history, the fed has historically lowered rates within two years following the past ten rate hike peaks. This is one of the reasons tha...

229: Take Care Of Your Residents And Profits Will Roll In

Sometimes adding value to properties has more to do with intangibles such as improving resident culture and building a sense of community than merely improving the physical assets of a property. When residents derive quality ...

228: It’s Still Possible to Get an 8% Yield and Also Appreciation

In this investing environment, it’s difficult to get an 8% to 10% yield on your cash and still achieve appreciation, without taking a lot of risk. With stabilized neighborhood retail, however, and office buildings in certain ...

227: The Best Way To Make Money In Any Interest Rate Environment Is Still To Buy The Property Way Under Market

You hear a lot about value add Real Estate in terms of creating value in acquisitions these days, especially as prices have skyrocketed over the past few years. Although there’s great gains to be made with the right value add...

226: Affordable Housing Can Be Lucrative But Management Intensive

There’s great money to be made in government subsidized, affordable housing. Occupancy is generally high and tenancies can last for years. It’s a recipe for steady, predictable income and high margins. On the management side,...

225: Alternative Investments Are Lucrative But Choose Wisely

The world of alternative investments holds the promise of outsized gains and returns that exceed the public stock and bond markets. They also entail great risks. When investing in alternative investment funds, you need to mak...

224: Even With An Impending Recession, Multifamily Is Still Positioned To Appreciate Over The Next Several Years

Even though the U.S. economy is in a state of flux and there are other domestic and global uncertainties, trends continue to be in favor of growth in the South and Southeast in terms of population job growth and migration. Th...

223: Alternative Investments Are Great For Cash Flow, Appreciation, And Tax Efficiency

Most people aren’t even familiar with the term “Alternative Investments.” That’s because until a decade ago, operators of apartment buildings and other Real Estate assets, Private Equity funds, or private companies couldn’t l...

222: Rehabbing And Managing Smaller Apartments Can Be Hard To Pencil, Especially From A Distance

In multifamily properties, it can be a challenge to manage buildings with fewer than 50-100 units. Third party property management companies cost a lot of money and having an in-house employee live on-site can be too expensiv...

221: There's More Profit In New Construction Than Buying Existing Buildings

There’s nothing passive about investing in older apartment buildings. Appliances, roofs, HVAC systems, plumbing etc. have limited lifespans so there’s perpetual upkeep and surprising expenses are far from uncommon. In new con...