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The Multi-family Investment Landscape: A Glimpse into Potential Future By Looking Into the Past

It seems like almost every day, a new article predicts doom and gloom for commercial real estate. If you open any News app on your phone and search for commercial real estate, that is pretty much the message you will get. Is there any tangible basis for this negative view? The simple answer is maybe, but it's not that straightforward.There are lots of different types of real estate, from residential to retail, storage, office, hospitality, light commercial (manufacturing etc), multi-family, and the list goes on. There are also classes such as A, B, and C. You can classify it further as ...

October 18th, 2023|

Invest in a Crowdfunding Real Estate Company – Looking Ahead

I am incredibly proud of our achievements with CalTier in the last 24 months. It feels like only yesterday that Parker, Travis, and I sat in a small San Diego office one evening planning how the company will be formed, what products we will invest in, and figuring out all the additional million details. Little did we know what this would grow into! I can, hand on heart, tell you that of all the businesses I have been involved in over twenty years, this one has taken the most effort, but it is the most rewarding by a long way ...

October 6th, 2023|
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Sabine Lofts, Houston Q2 2023 Update

This is another stellar example of how well an asset can perform when correctly managed, even in a competitive market! We are excited about the future of Sabine Lofts and the work our partner, Midway, is doing. - Parker Smith COO View in the portfolio. Located immediately west of Downtown at the intersection of Sabine Street and Memorial Drive in Houston, Sabine Lofts is ideally located within a short walking distance to Buffalo Bayou Park with access to Houston's award-winning Buffalo Bayou Hike and Bike Trail as well as Johnny Steele Dog Park, Lost Lake, ...

September 21st, 2023|

Why is ‘value add’ so important when real estate investing during a recession or downturn?

When a recession hits, and interest rates rise, the cost of goods and services go up, and over time, this reduces the value of money. So you can buy less for the same money. Real estate is often considered one smart way to offset the effects of inflation. Here are a few reasons why: 1. Rental Income Growth: Inflation is often accompanied by rising rent growth, which works in favor of multi-family investors and owners. As the general price level increases, property owners can adjust their rental prices accordingly, boosting their cash flow and overall returns for investors. 2. Fixed-Rate ...

September 20th, 2023|

APEX Apartments, Fort Worth Texas

I am delighted about this update and the progress that has been made by our partners on APEX. We felt this asset had great upside potential, and we are starting to see their hard work show in the occupancy rates and the numbers. - Parker Smith COO We have some excellent updates on APEX Apartments asset in Fort Worth, Texas. The asset management has shown remarkable performance improvement over recent months. Occupancy rates jumped from 84% at the end of April to 93.4% currently. A total of 68 units have already been renovated, and the ...

September 14th, 2023|

Learning about different SEC regulations for raising money – Regulation A, Regulation D

(Please note that this is neither legal nor investment advice. This information is presented for informational purposes only) As an investor looking to invest in real estate, the world of SEC regulations can be confusing, especially if this is your first time learning about them. Regulation A (Reg A) and Regulation D (Reg D) are considered by many issuers as two of the most essential regulatory frameworks when raising money. While both have their place, they operate mechanically differently for the issuer and investor. If you do not know what these terms mean or want to learn more about how ...

September 14th, 2023|