EDUCATION

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ARTICLES

Keys to Out of State Investing

 In the last blog we talked about choosing a market by looking at the job creation, population growth and trends, new deliveries, government planning, tenant affordability and lastly opportunity within a market. Finding a market that hits all of this criteria is...

Out of State Investing – Choosing a market

 As the markets heat up and cash flow becomes more difficult to find in certain markets, it is common to think about investing in other markets. The market that I am in is trading at historically low capitalization rates, rents are at record highs, buildings are...

Apartment Investing: Selling Time!

You’ve purchased an apartment, renovated units, raised rents and now you are ready to sell. It is important to make your property stand out, in order to maximize your profit upon exit. You also, need to understand what you are going to do with the sale proceeds. Let’s...

Raising Money – Syndication

I get asked a lot of questions about syndication by people that are interested in investing in syndication's and by others that are interested in putting one together. Syndication can seem daunting and the thought of raising money can be intimidating. With a little...

Your building is falling down!

In the previous article I talked about estimating repairs and how to quickly and accurately get an estimate. I want to talk further about some of the major things to keep an eye out for when doing your initial walk through and your inspection walk through. When you...

Estimating Repairs

After completing well over 100 renovation projects ranging from $20,000 budgets to budgets near $1,000,000, I have learned a few things about estimating costs. I have learned that it is really easy to under budget. Even with the experience that I have gained, I tend...

PILLARS OF WEALTH CREATION PODCASTS

POWC #74 – Life of Service with Bill Manassero

 Bill is a multi-family investor and host of the Old Dawgs REI Network, a blog and weekly podcast for people 50 years and older who are using real estate investing as a means to fund their retirement years and create a legacy for their children and grandchildren....

POWC #73 – Todd tipped over a tractor

 Host Todd Dexheimer rented a skid steer to move some dirt and ended up tipping in on it’s front. Hear about his story and the lessons he took from the experience. Often in business mistakes happens to us. We make a mistake or go down a path, knowing it’s not right,...

POWC #72 – The Land Geek – Mark Podolsky

 Armed with only $3,000, gut-wrenching fear, and absolutely no real estate experience, Mark Podolsky bought his first few parcels of raw land in 2001. Today Mark is the owner of Frontier Properties, a very reputable and successful land investing company, and has been...

POWC #71 – Focus on today and embrace the challenges

 It is all to easy to get caught up in making long term goals and then putting all of your energy into those goals. We put together the perfect business plan and draw out our vision, then put our head down to make it all happen. Often by doing this we end up missing...

POWC #70 – Crowdfunding and Cryptocurrency with Zach Robins

 Zach talks about syndication, crowdfunding, along with securities tokenization. He covers a bit of the history of raising money and how the recent JOBS act has changed how we can raise funds for our company or investment. We also cover the importance of getting...

POWC #69 – Debate Time! Apartments vs 1-4 unit properties

 This hump day hustle Todd Dexheimer and John Stiles put on their gloves, throw some punches and go for the knockout. In the end there was some sweat, blood and a few black eyes, but it’s up to you - the judges - to decide who wins...