Category: Real Estate Investing Terms

What is Capex In Multifamily Investing?

Capital expenditures is as much a part of doing business as changing diapers is a part of being a parent. Capex, short for Capital Expenditures, are expenditures made are required to improve a property or maintain its useful life. They are different from operating expenses, which include maintenance and repairs. Whereas operating expenses can be […]


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How to Reduce Loss to Lease in Multifamily Investing

Whereas in the the single-family space, owners get a general gauge on going rents for like properties, In the multifamily asset class, it is essential to ensure that current rents are in alignment with that of the market. What is Loss to Lease? When current rates are lower than market rates for units in areas […]


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Comparing The Various MultiFamily Housing Class Categories

When acquiring multifamily assets, there are general subjective categories of housing that are based on demographics, age of build, quality and rents that they command. The industry generally categorizes them from Class A through Class D, based on those aforementioned characteristics. Various Housing Classes Class A – Class A housing are the most desirable. Typically […]


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What is IRR and Why Is It Used In Apartment Investing?

What is the IRR? The Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is widely used as a metric in Apartment Syndications as a common way to describe the returns to both active and limited partner investors. Similar to the Average Annual Return (AAR), IRR takes into account the sale/refinance of the property asset and measures the return […]


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What is Multifamily Syndication?

If you have listened to the lingo in the investing world, you likely have heard talk of real estate syndication. If you have never invested, the term can be even more intimidating. In this article, I provide an intro to the subject of syndication for simple understanding. To start, I will explain two ways to invest […]


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