Gold Gate Launches $100 Million Luxury Real Estate Investment Fund



Gold Gate real estate investment management just announces Fund I of $100 million taking aim at the luxury segment and investors seeking second homes.

How to Start Investing in Real Estate with $1,000



Young people ask me all the time if they can start investing in real estate even if they only have $1,000. For that matter, some not-so-young people ask that question too. To which I always answer “Yes – with some limitations.” The more time your money has to compound, the less you have to invest. […]

Home prices in ‘opportunity zones’ are growing fast



So-called opportunity zones created under former U.S. President Donald Trump are seeing housing prices increase as they reap the rewards of the wider real estate market boom. During the first quarter, median home prices saw annual gains in 75% of the opportunity zones for which sufficient data is available, according to ATTOM Data Solutions. Two-thirds […]

Republic reveals simple ways to invest in Real Estate



Owning a real estate property is a significant investment that can be lucrative compared to other assets, such as owning stock

Medium-Size Apartment Buildings Often Better for Private Investors



Although many real estate professionals with an opinion about investing in apartment buildings believe complexes with more than 150 units are the best way to go, it’s not necessarily true. Multifamily complexes are indeed a great investment. However, what you really want to invest in is where you earn the most rent per unit. Often […]

4 Bookkeeping Tips for Real Estate Investors



The prospect of investing in real estate and growing your property portfolio is certainly exciting, but what many don’t realize is that property investment is much more difficult than one might expect. While managing and owning your own property portfolio can reap financial rewards, it is very much like running a business. Just like with […]

Standardized Single-Family Rental Terms and Definitions



The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) has established “recommended best practices for defining, calculating, and reporting key financial and operational disclosure metrics for the single-family rental (SFR) industry.” Green Street Advisors’ Advisory and Consulting Group provided subject matter expertise and worked with NRHC members to develop standardized definitions and calculations of common disclosure metrics and […]

Investors are bulk buying inner city condos on the cheap



While the suburbs are making a comeback with homebuyers as seek out more space for themselves during the pandmic, investors are playing a longer-term game, betting on condos and a return to the city when the pandemic subsides. The Wall Street Journal says that investors in Manhattan are being lured by reduced prices and are […]

5 Ways to Boost the Security of Your Rental Property With Tech



As a property owner and manager, keeping your rental property secure is crucial not only for your tenants’ safety but also for the reputation of your property. Even if property damage is minimal in the event of a crime or a weather-related disaster, your tenants’ lost faith in the security of your property could come […]

Real Estate Investing in 2021 is About Basics with a COVID Twist



Back in March of this year, the real estate market looked to be headed into a steep decline as COVID-19 began to spread. The pandemic has certainly affected every industry but somewhat surprisingly, real estate has weathered the tough economy remarkably well. Rather than seeing an epic decline in real estate values, 2020 achieved unexpected […]