Let’s talk TERMINOLOGY. Just like any sport, business, or hobby there are always those words that might be foreign to a begginner. Funds are no different. When I first started my fund venture I sat down with my dad and he walked me through fund terminology. He told me that I needed to know these … More The Importance of Terminology in Funds
If you are interested in owning Real Estate or investing in Real Estate you have probably heard the terms “Syndication” and “Fund” before. And if you have listened to my podcast or watched any of my YouTube then you definitely have. They are pretty similar in nature. Both pool money to acquire Real Estate as … More Real Estate Syndications vs. Real Estate Funds
I have a good friend who has flipped a lot of homes…. Like around 200 flips. Now I have heard of the hard money loan concept and have a general idea but I wanted to learn more about them. He was always talking about points, interest rates, fees, and other jargon I didn’t fully get. … More Hard Money Loans & Real Estate Funds
Many people believe that there is only one or two ways to get into funds. The first is that your parents have to be rich and famous and already have a fund… Congrats! The second option is a little longer: You have to go to a prestigious school…. You need a great, competitive internship… You … More The 3 Ways to Break Into Funds
My social media is filled with all sorts of investors, fund managers, and market speculators. This is how I like to stay relevant and get a general idea of what industries are doing. Recently I have seen some talk about REITs vs Real Estate Funds. The problem I see is that people don’t understand the … More Why I like Real Estate Funds, NOT REITs
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
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
“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.” – Andrew Carnegie If you’ve read any of my other posts on real estate you would know that my biggest goal is to be able to help you do everything from syndicating your first deal, to starting a RE fund. I truly believe that … More How to be a Successful Real Estate Fund Manager (you need 2 of 3 things)
Have you ever wondered what happens to a company’s assets when it goes under?? Who gets what?
Capital stack is important to understand, especially as fund managers.
Your investors will want to know where they stand in line! … More What is a Capital Stack?
REITs, otherwise known as real estate investment trusts, own $3.5 trillion in real estate assets.
But what is a REIT? And how does it differ from other real estate funds?? … More Difference Between REIT & Real Estate Funds??