Hard Words From the Fed Chair - "Higher Rates For Longer"

Friday, August 26

After an impressive ramp in August, the financial markets puked all of it up on Friday after a brief message by the Federal Reserve Chairman, Jay Powell. What happened? And what does it mean? Up until Friday, the market has been giddy about the possibility of a "Fed pivot". The pivot crowd had co...


How To Invest in Real Estate When Rates Track Higher

Saturday, June 18

The financial markets are reflecting a very significant reversal in Federal Reserve policy. Before January of 2022, the Federal Reserve introduced unprecedented liquidity to the financial markets, using their set of tools and measures. How they do this can get very technical, but for the layman, ...


3 Strategies To Fight Inflation

Sunday, June 05

A brief survey of investment letters and real estate blogs this week shows that inflation is front and center right now. This is what every investor is thinking about. This is what real estate investors SHOULD be thinking about, BUT, it really shouldn't own you. By "own you", I mean it shouldn't ...


Two Weeks On the Ukrainian Border and Raising 300k+ for Relief

Sunday, May 08

On February 24th, as the Russian tanks were rolling across the border, I was sitting in my office and thinking, "I need to go." The reason I came to this conclusion is that I have lots of friends and partners in Ukraine. Mostly this is through a non-profit organization I'm very involved with call...


Why 506(c) Structures in Syndications Are Becoming More Prevalent

Sunday, April 24

We have been involved in the syndication of multifamily real estate since 2017. Back then the prevailing legal structure was the 506(b) structure. Today, things are changing. It is important for LP investors to know what these changes are and adapt accordingly.The 506(b) structure allows for the ...


Why We're a Net Seller of Multifamily Deals in 2022

Saturday, April 02

I absolutely love investing in multifamily apartments. I've written quite a bit about why this asset class is an excellent way to build cash flow and grow your wealth. Over the last 9 months, we've seen a dramatic uptick in rental rates and for me, it's time to take some off the table. As of Marc...