Category: Investment Fundamentals

When Is It Time To Raise Rents?

I have been a rental property owner since 2019. From the beginning, I committed to…

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3 Ways To Beat Inflation

Inflation is a force that each of us working professionals has to deal with in…

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This Is The Key Ingredient In Your Investment Recipe

Yes, some people have gotten wealthy overnight and these possibilities create jealousy over the luck…

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How To Invest Most Effectively

Getting started is very difficult. You need seed money. Your budget is tight as it…

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How To Tell If Your Property Is A Good Rental

Many first-time investors struggle with obtaining that first rental. Understandably, they deal with analysis paralysis….

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The Most Successful Investments

Some people think of the most successful investments as exotic and hard to understand. Actually,…

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Passive Multifamily Investor Guideline – After You Vet The Sponsor 💡

I have written numerous posts about doing your due diligence and vetting the sponsor prior…

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How To Know if A Real Estate Investment Is Overpriced

Go to any app on your phone and you can find a house or apartment…

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A Conservative Approach To Any Real Estate Investment

Real estate investing, like any other form of investing, can be risky. But not all…

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Great Additional Income Sources For Multifamily Real Estate

It is widely known that the top income source of multifamily investments is rental income….

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How To Underwrite Multi-Family Real Estate Using the T-12

What is a T-12? When underwriting a multi-family real estate investment, one of the common…

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What Is A Pro Forma In Multi-Family Real Estate?

When listing multi-family real estate investment opportunities, brokers will often provide the Offering Memorandum (OM)…

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What Is Loan To Value (LTV) in Real Estate Investing?

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Why Student Housing Could Be A Powerful Growth Investment

Especially after the pandemic, investors were very wary of student housing, a unique niche within…

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A Helpful Explanation of the T12 in Multi-Family Real Estate Investing

What is a T12? Effective underwriting is the foundation of multi-family investing. Without good underwriting,…

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The True Goal of The Learn To Invest Blog

People that know me closely know that I write articles on real estate investing topics…

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How To View Bad Debt in Real Estate Investing?

In the article Physical vs. Economical Vacancy, we explained that not having tenants in the…

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What Is The Best Holding Period for A Multi-Family Asset?

Buying large commercial multi-families can be different from buying in the residential sector (2-4 units)….

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How To Seek Revenue-Driven Appreciation in Commercial Real Estate Investing

In an earlier post, two types of appreciation, we discussed market-driven appreciation, something that cannot…

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The Characteristics of A Great Multifamily Investment

The multifamily asset class is proven to beat inflation, provide cash flow and outsized returns…

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How To Use Gross Rent Multiplier In Real Estate Investing?

What is GRM? A common metric in multi-family investing is Gross Rent Multiplier (GRM), which…

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3 Red Flags with Potential Property Managers

You may have heard, but in case you haven’t, when it comes to your real…

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Operational Value Add In Multifamily Investing

One of the most attractive aspects of the multifamily asset class is the ability to…

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Managing Loss-To-Lease In A Value-Add Multifamily Investment

Loss-to-Lease Loss-to-lease is an economic vacancy line item that describes how much the operator is…

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What is Loss-to-Lease in Multi-Family Investing?

There are endless terms in real estate investing with which to familiarize yourself. To help,…

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