Should You Invest In Apartment Buildings in the City or Suburbs?

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Stanley Iezman & Christopher Macke of American Realty Advisors have some interesting insights on whether suburban apartment buildings will continue to be hot, in a recent article, What’s the Verdict on Urban vs. Suburban CRE Investment? Suburban appeal is certainly increasing due to strong current property fundamentals as a result of limited construction activity. Not […]

Why Buying and Selling Off-Market Apartments Makes Sense

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Joe Fairless, joefairless.com & @joefairless, has an interesting article in the Forbes Real Estate Council, Three Ways An Owner Benefits From Selling Their Apartment Off-Market ,about the benefits to buyers and sellers of working with off-market deals. (Joe also has a highly valuable real estate podcast Invest With Joe) For Sellers of Apartment Buildings Below […]

Will The Vacation Home Market Drop In 2018?

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Gail MarksJarvis has an interesting look at how beach house prices could fall in 2018, due to the changes in the tax law. She writes in Reuters, New Tax Laws May Kill the Beach House Dream. The new tax rules will have a big impact because many second-home buyers are middle-income households, not the super […]

Can You Buy A Beach House That Pays For Itself?

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Below is some interesting information on buying a vacation/beach house that can pay for itself. The information comes from Mike Bishal an Outer Banks Real Estate Consultant, www.realestateouterbanks.org/idx. You can contact him through his website to receive a list of the best investment homes on the Outer Banks. Though it likely requires a sizable down […]

Investing In Actual Properties Or Using A REIT

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Gary Beasley who is the CEO/Co-Founder of Roofstock has an interesting look at owning investment properties versus investing in a REIT in a recent Forbes article, Buying Rental Property Vs. Investing In A REIT, Part I. One of his best points I thought was the value of accruing equity when you actually invest in rental […]

Some Great Advice for Anyone Considering Real Estate Investing

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Brian Milovich, Co-Founder of Calvera Partners a multifamily investment company catering to high-net-worth individuals and families, has some excellent advice in a recent article in Forbes, Three Need-To-Know Secrets Of Investing In Real Estate, which is excellent advice for anyone considering real estate investing but still hasn’t made the first step. However, unlike stock investing, […]

Will Philadelphia Luxury Apartment Market Slowdown In 2018?

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Matthew Rothstein has some interesting insights in Bisnow Philadelphia, Philly Multifamily’s Price Problem And 4 Other Things We Learned At The 2018 Forecast Event. It’s interesting to see how the costs of construction are driving up rents especially in the upper end of the market. Multifamily supply boom hitting top of market hardest One of […]