maintenance and turnover in apartment investments

Maintenance and Turnover in Apartment Investments

Maintenance and Turnover in Apartment Investments by Omar Ruiz Maintenance and turnover in apartment investments are constant activities. Because maintenance and turnover are common expenses, it’s important to understand each one separately. Understanding maintenance and turnover in apartment investments by separating them individually, will tell you a story of how your property operates. It will

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How Inflation Affects Real Estate

How Inflation Affects Real Estate Inflation has been a hot topic lately and knowing how inflation affects real estate helps to forecast things into the future. This article is about how inflation affects real estate and how to deal with it as a real estate investor. Many individuals have speculated that with passage of government

Debt Coverage Ratio – Your Lender’s Most Important Number

Debt Coverage Ratio – A Lender’s Most Important Number The debt coverage ratio (DCR) is the most important number to your commercial real estate lender for several reasons. Lenders are the most important partner in your real estate deals because they typically provide the largest capital stack and lowest capital cost. As such understanding DCR

My Biggest Mistake in Real Estate Investing

My Biggest Mistake in Real Estate Investing Early in our real estate investing business the window of opportunity to cash flow in California real estate was quickly sealing shut. We didn’t realize how fast the window was closing. There seemed to be so much inventory; investors believed there was time to cherry pick deals. Around

Learning All Aspects of Real Estate with Omar Ruiz

Learning all aspects of Real Estate with Omar Ruiz. This is a recent interview of Barri Griffiths of Wrestling with Real Estate with Omar Ruiz. The following subjects are covered in this educational interview that will help about all learning aspects of Real Estate: How they started in Property Management How they started investing in

Multifamily VS Single Family

Multifamily VS Single Family We invest in apartments and single family homes. Our preference is for having more doors under fewer roofs. As a result we focus effort towards multifamily/apartment deals. We still buy single family homes; however, we do so based on strategic investing objectives and the value we expect. We may hold some

Know Your Occupancy – Physical vs. Economic Occupancy in Apartment Investing

Know Your Occupancy Physical Occupancy vs. Economic Occupancy in Apartment Investing Vacancy is the dreaded word in apartment investing. As an apartment investor, I focus on minimizing vacancy and getting occupancy as high as possible so our properties generate maximum income. Most people knowledgeable in real estate understand occupancy; however, there are two different types