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Commercial Real Estate vs. the Stock Market

Wednesday, April 24

Stock market volatility has left many questioning whether trusting their capital in the stock market is the right decision. While the stock market offers potential gains, its volatility, coupled with minimal monthly cash flow and tax advantages, prompts investors to explore alternative avenues f...


Tax Benefits of Passively Investing in Real Estate

Thursday, March 14

Passive real estate investments offer a sweet deal for those eyeing big property assets like apartment complexes or self-storage facilities – without the headache of micromanaging. Going the passive route through syndication not only grants access to prime properties but also unlocks a treasure t...


Questions to Ask a Real Estate Syndicator

Tuesday, February 20

There are benefits to passively investing in real estate syndications, but not every syndication is created equal. Passive investors should do due diligence on the deal itself, and perhaps more importantly, the sponsor of the deal. An investor’s attention may first go towards the return on inve...


Using a IRA or retirement account

Monday, January 22

Individual Retirement Accounts (“IRA”) and 401(k) accounts are primarily designed for investing in stocks and bonds. However, there are ways to use these accounts to invest in real estate. Most IRAs or retirement accounts can be self-directed to invest in real estate - rather than the stock marke...


Forcing appreciation of a storage facility

Friday, December 22

A storage facility, like other commercial assets, is valued on its net operating income. Analyzing a commercial real estate deal is different than analyzing a residential deal. While residential properties are largely valued based on comparative properties - with similar square footage, bedroom...


How to fund your passive real estate investment

Friday, December 01

A passive real estate investment refers to an investment in real estate where the investor is not involved in the day-to-day operations of the property. In a passive real estate investment, the investor typically contributes funding towards the purchase, renovation, and/or development of a large ...