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Investing in Multifamily Properties Makes Sense 

The value of a Single Family Homes (SFH) is driven largely by the value of the homes closest to the home. Closest means both proximity as well as style. As you might imagine with so many foreclosures even great homes in great neighborhoods are experiencing significant drops in value. The value of multifamily properties is […]

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What is the CAP Rate or Capitalization Rate? (Creating Gold Part II)

In our previous blog post, “Creating Gold with Commercial Real Estate” I explained that we liked multi-family properties like Apartment Complexes, Mobile Home Parks, and Self-Storage Facilities because there are many ways to drive the value of the property higher by driving the Net Operating Income (NOI) higher. NOI is defined as Gross Actual Revenue […]

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What is your Maximum Allowable Offer (MAO)?

I always get asked from my coaching students what they should offer for a property.  The answer is, “it depends”: sounds like an attorney doesn’t it? Well the truth is, what you offer for a property can vary depending on your exit strategy.  Exit strategy is what you plan to do with the property.  For […]

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Determining After Repair Value

Last week we wrote about determining the real spread on a residential property.  One of the key components to do this is determining the After Repair Value (ARV).  This is what the property should sell for after it is all fixed up. Determining the correct ARV is one of the most important skills to understand […]

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Is Your Real Estate Business a Place to Tout Values?

Negative press results in people eating more chicken while savvy real estate investors tweak their strategy. Say Something Wild, Let the Press Market for You & Flip More Homes? While an incredibly delicate subject, the Chick-fil-A controversy can’t be ignored. It is taking up an immense amount of news time, with the entire web chiming […]

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7 Home Value Myths Busted

Home values are one of the most confusing and challenging parts of real estate investing, especially for new investors. There are many myths about what affects a home’s value and how to determine the value of a property. Some directly affect real estate investors in gauging how much to offer and re-list for while others […]

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How to Accurately Determine Property Values

Figuring out the real value of a home today is far from being easy. Things are changing so fast in different directions at the same time and have done for so many years that evaluating real estate deals can be one of the most challenging tasks you will face as you get started in real […]

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How to Accurately Determine Property Values

Figuring out the real value of a home today is far from being easy. Things are changing so fast in different directions at the same time and have done for so many years that evaluating real estate deals can be one of the most challenging tasks you will face as you get started in real […]

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