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Class A, Class B and Class C Property Explained

Our investors often ask about the difference between Class A, Class B, and Class C properties. While there are some boundaries between these three real estate classifications, there are no official guidelines. We’ll go into the details below, but in a very simple sense: Class A properties are investment-grade, high-quality properties that are extremely desirable and attract high-income renters. Class B properties are one step down from Class A, generally older, and typically need more work and upgrades, but they have more  potential to add value. Class C properties need significant renovations and improvements and typically offer the greatest upside ...

April 15th, 2024|
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Tools to make real estate investing easy

We recognize the common hurdles for many in real estate investment, such as the significant time commitment, substantial initial capital often needed, and finding accessible opportunities. These challenges often discourage many from participating in real estate investing. To combat these issues, CalTier offers a set of solutions aimed at making real estate investment more attainable: Low Entry Point: Investors can start with as little as $500 and subsequently invest additional amounts starting from $50. Diversified Portfolio: CalTier’s current fund comprises a variety of cash-flowing real estate assets, providing investors with immediate diversification. Flexibility: While ...

April 10th, 2024|
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What Are Alternative Investments? Definition and Examples

Alternative investments have the capability to offset market volatility and inflation by diversifying your portfolio beyond traditional investment classes like stocks and bonds. While they come with risk like any investment, alternative investments aren’t tied to the performance of the stock or bond markets, so they’re especially attractive during times of increased market volatility. In this article, you'll find: The definition of alternative investments Types of alternative investments The pros and cons of alternative investments How to invest in alternative investments Tax implications What Are Alternative Investments? Alternative investments are investments outside traditional categories like stocks, bonds, and cash. ...

March 22nd, 2024|
  • Alternative Assets, Investment, Crowdfunding Real Estate

Portfolio Allocation – Why Alternative Investments?

According to this Fidelity research report, "Institutions have historically held higher average allocations to alternatives than advisors (23% vs. 6%).". 23% to 6%, that's a massive difference. They go on to say some of the reasons why "....given barriers to entry such as manager access, perceived costs, liquidity considerations, and high investment minimums." So why do institutions tend to invest more in Alternative Assets like real estate? Here are a few typically agreed reasons to consider: Low Correlation with Traditional Assets Alternatives often have a low correlation with standard asset classes like stocks and bonds. This means their performance doesn’t ...

February 6th, 2024|
  • The future of Multifamily Investing

The Future of Multifamily Apartment Investing: Insights and Opportunities – NMHC Insights

While no one has the ability to predict the future, there are ways to gain reasonable insights based on history and trends that affect the market you are analyzing. The National Apartment Association and National Multifamily Housing Council's (NMHC) insights report (view the report here) is an invaluable guide and resource, as we believe the multifamily apartment market is about to undergo significant changes.  These observations not only point out new trends but also provide guidance for investors who are eager to take advantage of potential opportunities in the future. In a landscape where demographics are changing and economic factors ...

January 24th, 2024|
  • ALTERNATIVE ASSETS, REAL ESTATE CROWDFUNDING

How Wealth Management Trends Are Shifting

The latest study from Campden Wealth and RBC, as discussed in this CNBC article, reveals an intriguing trend: family offices are increasingly reallocating their investments from traditional stocks to private markets. The article states: "Their stock allocation has come down from 31% the year before, while their private investments increased from 27%. The remaining assets were invested in cash, bonds, alternatives, hedge funds, commodities, real estate, and other investments." This change is noteworthy because, for the first time, investments in private markets have exceeded those in public stocks among these entities. The article, "Family Offices Move Money Out of Stocks ...

December 20th, 2023|