Fund Startup Costs and Shopping Around for Good Deals

I recently sat down with 4 different attorneys to talk about their rates, fund fees, and what they would do for fund documents. I gave them all the same information and got very different answers… It is important to know what costs you will be paying and not just expecting or assuming what they might … More Fund Startup Costs and Shopping Around for Good Deals

The Benefits and Risks of Value-Add in Apartment Syndications

When talking about Real Estate Syndication Returns 20% is usually the standard that most managers want to achieve. I see too many people get caught up in the shininess of the deal and they forget to take account of all of the costs…. Or they simply underestimate the costs. Today we are going to talk … More The Benefits and Risks of Value-Add in Apartment Syndications

The LIE (Not Law) of Averages in Fund Performance

I was recently talking with one of my students and he mentioned to me that he didn’t know how to measure his Fund’s Performance. Return on Investment? Average Annualized Return? Compounding Annual Growth Rate? Which one is best? Or none at all? I said, “Let’s start by figuring out how misleading some of these numbers … More The LIE (Not Law) of Averages in Fund Performance