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

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Real Estate Investing is Better Than The Stock Market

Real Estate Investing is Better Than The Stock Market Why I Like Real Estate Over The Stock Market Years back I would get sales calls from stock brokers in New York and other areas, soliciting my business and recommending stocks to buy in the hopes of making a commission. I own very few stocks now,

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Closing Costs on Multifamily Properties

Closing Costs on Multifamily Properties Closing costs on multifamily purchases can be numerous. The Closing costs on multifamily will also differ depending on the specific property and circumstances surrounding the deal. I emphasize circumstances because the due diligence and purchase period can be fluid. Unanticipated closing costs can arise from different and unexpected sources. As

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What is A Momentum Deal VS. Reposition Deal in Apartment Investing

What is A Momentum Deal vs. Reposition Deal in Apartment Investing In apartment investing there are differences on the types of deals available. There’s generally two categories: momentum deals and reposition deals. Most brokers will refer to these terms as performing deals or non-performing deals. This article describes the difference between them. Momentum Deals A