Archives for “apartment buildings”


Why Use A Land Trust?

Do you remember 1969? Probably not. You may have been born after 1969 and  did not find real estate as an investment until many years ...

If you read my REI Club blog post “Invest In Apartment Buildings To Retire Early”, you were probably saying to yourself, “That’s great, Michael, I’ll ...

Why Investing in Apartment Buildings is the Single Best Way to Retire Early

Large commercial properties provide the opportunity for incredible profit. These properties can also be intimidating. But the high purchase prices limit competition ...

After a close call with a couple of dogs (one of them literally jumped out of the former owner’s van as we were taking ...

In 1988, when I began my ascent as a mini-mogul, I purchased a six-unit building about a mile west of the Fox River in Illinois. ...

So what did I do next? How did I go about buying my first apartment building? At first it was hell. I’d call ...

According to most of the real estate books I read, the ideal investment property is a newer house or apartment building in need of some ...

More good news! Apartments.com recently reported that its site has shown that more Americans are conducting apartment searches in the first quarter of 2010 versus ...

Early on in the recession, I believed it was just my imagination. But later I saw the effects of a recession I thought was make-believe. ...

I don't know if it is because I am just stubborn by nature or if it was because when I was a kid I was ...

One of the most asked questions I have had over the last few months has to do with raising rents.  Many owners are wanting to ...

It may sound hard to believe, but, when it comes to where and what kind of apartment or commercial property you should be looking at ...

Whenever I hear about "the real estate market" on the news I hear all kinds of interesting predictions. Prognostications abound in the news industry these ...

Last year, we purchased via short-sale a 200 unit apartment rehab project that was just 20% occupied at the time of close. At the very ...

There's a mixed message in February's Housing Starts data and it may be a good sign for home sellers in the near-term.