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5 Things to Know for Passive Investing in Real Estate

Passive Investing in Real Estate – 5 Things to Know by Omar Ruiz Over my many years as an apartment investor and operator, I’ve talked to numerous people about passive investing in real estate. Many times it’s a first time person considering passive investing in real estate.  I’ve been drilled by many investors’ questions and […]

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Insurance Costs Effects on Real Estate

Insurance Costs Effects on Real Estate By Omar Ruiz Insurance costs effects on real estate have been dramatic over the last several years. Owners of properties throughout Texas have been dealing with increasing premiums that exceed norms of 5-10%. The majority of our real estate portfolio is in the state of Texas. Despite never needing […]

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Interest Rates Effect on Real Estate

Interest Rates Effect on Real Estate by Omar Ruiz Why are Interest Rates Increasing? Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell (Fed) has been on a mission to fight inflation since March of 2022. After erroneously describing inflation as “transitory” in 2021, the Fed now finds himself behind the curve. Facing the highest inflation since the 1980’s […]

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5 Reasons Real Estate is a Good Investment

5 Reasons Real Estate is a Good Investment by Omar Ruiz Real Estate is an investment vehicle that’s helped many people build wealth. When purchased properly, real estate provides good returns and a tangible asset that can benefit generations to come. There are different sectors within real estate that allows people to find a position […]

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5 Mistakes Apartment Investors Make

5 Mistakes Apartment Investors Make For investors to be successful with their apartment investments, it’s necessary to buy right and manage right. An easy way to increase your chances of success is to learn from mistakes apartment investors make and avoid them. I’ve always enjoyed learning from others. Most experienced investors talk about what went […]

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Building Your Due Diligence Team

Building Your Due Diligence Team by Omar Ruiz Building your due diligence team is essential when purchasing an apartment investment. The due diligence process involves several aspects: financial; local market; building; etc.). This article is about building your due diligence team that will inspect the property/buildings and the various mechanical systems involved. There’s companies that […]

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Adding Value to Apartment Investments

Adding Value to Apartment Investments by Omar Ruiz This article is about adding value to apartment investments by focusing on stabilized operations. Rehabbing a distressed property can provide numerous ways to affect a distressed properties value depending on its condition; therefore, this article is not about rehabbing. It’s about properties that are stabilized, to achieve operating […]