2020 Outlook - U.S. / Texas / Apartments - Net Positive

Sunday, January 19

Overall the U.S. market for 2020 continues to look favorable for investing in commercial real estate assets although we have some additional considerations to think about. We've been in a long upward cycle so many wonder whether that can continue.  An upcoming presidential election, BREXIT, exis...


How much Real Estate should be in my Portfolio?

Sunday, December 15

A common question with investors is how much of my portfolio should be dedicated to real estate or alternative assets. My research and experiences on this subject would suggest the best way to handle it is in ranges. Those ranges can be very large. I know partners in our commercial real estat...


3 Tips for Raising Capital for your Real Estate Deals

Thursday, November 07

Every business needs capital for growth. Whether it’s the seed money necessary to get a new business up and running, or the funds required by an existing business for a capital equipment acquisition, capital is key. This concept is equally important in the real estate business, as each transact...


$110,000,000 in Invested Capital in 3.5 years

Wednesday, September 25

At key milestones I like to share my progress with aspiring real estate entrepreneurs. Motivating others on what’s possible is important as I know I have been motivated by others sharing their story. There are many different paths in commercial real estate investing and getting into syndicatio...


Forget Bonds, Buy Real Estate

Sunday, August 25

With interest rates cratering due to an ongoing and escalating global trade war and expectations for slowing global growth, investors around the world are placing more capital in safe havens like the U.S., driving bond yields lower. The Federal Reserve recently dropped interest rates as well; whi...


MF Syndication Deal Structuring: Cash Flow or Growth

Thursday, July 11

Choosing your Equity Position: You prefer Cash Flow or Growth? I’m working with a syndicate group that acquires value add apartments mostly in the Texas market. The markets they focus on like Austin are experiencing very strong growth and hence its often difficult to find good value. A priva...