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Archive of Ankit Duggal

Ankit Duggal(G+) is the Investment Director of a New Jersey Income Operating & Consulting Company . Ankit is a seasoned value investor who enjoys achieving a zen through surfing, hot yoga, and snowboarding.

Ankit has written 46 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Financing Real Estate

The Top 3 Creative Sources of Capital For Investing in Real Estate

by Ankit Duggal July 15, 2014
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It is amazing how fast time goes. I came across this realization as I recover from my ACL replacement surgery over the past few weeks.  During the course of my recovery over the course of the past 5 weeks, I realized that 2014 marks my fifth year investing in real estate assets and my tenth year in […]

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General Real Estate

How to Structure Your Capital Investment Vehicle When Raising Money

by Ankit Duggal April 25, 2014
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“Mo Money, Mo Problems” as The Notorious B.I.G. says in his now famous song. The “Mo Problem” arises around the question on how to structure an investment vehicle to take in their capital investors funds. Structuring a capital investment vehicle will be driven by the way you bring capital partners into the investment (i.e. debt or […]

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General Real Estate

6 Rules for Negotiating your Next Real Estate Deal like Frank Underwood

by Ankit Duggal April 2, 2014
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”Power is a lot like real estate. It’s all about location, location, location. The closer you are to the source, the higher your property value.”                                                              […]

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Financing Real Estate

Raising Private Equity: How to Use “Reg A” to Raise Investment Capital

by Ankit Duggal March 19, 2014
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Have used up your own personal Rolodex of investors for raising capital for a new deal? This is a common problem that most real estate investors face at some point in their investment career. Traditionally, real estate investors have used Regulation D (504, 505, and 506) to raise capital for their deals. Two common complaints […]

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Real Estate Investing

How to Know When Your Real Estate Market is Getting Bad

by Ankit Duggal March 12, 2014
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“Real Estate is not a passive investment business. If you don’t add value, you fail” -Marcel Arsenault Value adding strategies typically surround increasing rents, decreasing expenses or repurposing the asset i.e. office to apartments. I would like to propose another value-add strategy, Market Trend Analysis,  that if used effectively can help you make and avoid […]

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Real Estate

3 Questions to Consider When Bringing in Capital Partners

by Ankit Duggal March 5, 2014
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“After you develop a winning investment formula, stick with it.” -John Hamilton Developing your winning investment formula is only half the battle. The other half of the battle involves developing winning capital partnerships. The business of taking on partners is one of the most common ways that new and small investors can invest into larger […]

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Financing Real Estate

Capital Investors: How to Reduce Risk Investing in Syndicates and Funds

by Ankit Duggal February 18, 2014
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Private Equity Funds, Syndicates, and Crowdfunding are all different platforms contrived by investment operators to raise money  from capital investors to be utilized in a deal or an investment strategy. As an equity/capital partner, you should analyze four key terms associated with any offerings to help filter the investment opportunities that are higher risk. The […]

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Real Estate Tips

How to Filter Tax Liens and Other Real Estate Deals in 3 Easy Steps

by Ankit Duggal February 11, 2014
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Are you overwhelmed with all the deals and liens available in the market? I know that I was when I started looking at deals and lien lists. The sheer amount of data can be daunting. I came up with a quick way to filter data to help decide if any of the deals/liens are investable! […]

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Real Estate Tips

How to Make Money Investing in 0% Tax Liens

by Ankit Duggal January 21, 2014
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I recently attended a meetup of BiggerPockets members in New York City and this post is inspired from a discussion at the event. First, I want to thank Darren Sager for organizing the event, Brandon for attending, and getting an opportunity to meet a lot of the fellow BP members in person. Now back to […]

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Real Estate Investing

A Five Step Guide to Start Investing in Tax Lien and Deeds

by Ankit Duggal January 15, 2014
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Fellow investors… welcome to 2014 Tax Liens and/or deeds investment skills should be in every investor’s investment toolbox for 2014. So how do you find tax liens and deeds to invest within? The goal of this article is to help you do just that. Step 1: Select Your Strategy Decide on your investment strategy: Tax […]

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Real Estate Investing

How to Make Successful Tax Lien Investments: A Cheat Sheet

by Ankit Duggal December 31, 2013
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Risks are in every decision that we make in our lives. Once you get out of bed in the morning your life filled with risk-adjusted choices. Driving your car, crossing the street or sky diving out of a plane. Life is filled with risk adjusted decision making. Investing is no different! Tax lien investing has […]

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Taxes

Tax Lien Investing: The Top Three Risks That can Derail Your Profits!

by Ankit Duggal December 18, 2013
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As 2013 comes to a close, I like taking the week after Christmas sitting in my favorite coffee shops plotting my investment strategy for the upcoming year. As I sit sipping my favorite latte typically something with chocolate or mocha I try to sketch out the risks in the asset classes that I would like […]

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Real Estate Deal Analysis & Advice

Investing in Office Buildings: A Beginner’s Guide

by Ankit Duggal November 26, 2013
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A real estate investor needs to be both a good analyst and a great capital raiser. KISS guides are meant to help you solve one of those two needs: a better analyst. Keep It Simple Stupid guides are meant to provide investors a framework for understanding the supply-demand indicators and valuation techniques within each major commercial asset class. […]

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Commercial Real Estate

K.I.S.S Guide: Multifamily Investments

by Ankit Duggal November 12, 2013
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The commercial real estate market is an estimated $4 trillion market in the United States alone composed of various asset classes: multifamily, office, hotel, industrial and retail.  Each asset class requires a different set of skills, conceptual framework and analysis tools to become a success. Becoming an expert in any one asset class is a […]

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Real Estate Market

2014 Resolution: Where are Multifamily Assets Headed?

by Ankit Duggal October 24, 2013
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Investors you are only 68 days away from 1/1/2014. 2014 is upon us! Have you made you investment resolution? As an investor it is important to understand your asset class market and make investment plans before you start buying or selling based on where you market sits.  Markets are in a constant state of flux and […]

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