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The merits of investing in multifamily real estate are undisputed. The long-term cash flow, appreciation, and tax benefits are invaluable to building and sustaining wealth. Multifamily is also ideal for insulating against recessions and hedging against inflation. However, the “L” word is the biggest mental hurdle for would-be multifamily investors. Few want to be a...
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Cash-flowing real estate is one of the assets most equipped to handle rising interest rates from inflation. I know the typical knee jerk reaction is to assume that an increase in interest rates will negatively impact an investment’s Net Cash Flow (NCF) based on the following formula: NCF (Net Cash Flow) = NOI (Net Operating...
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“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently – they’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo…” “You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you...
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If the last year taught anything, it’s to be prepared for everything. Many who weren’t prepared for the pandemic-induced hardships in 2020 likely didn’t ask themselves the right questions to prepare for such a disaster:​ ​What if I lose my job? ​What if my income is reduced? ​Do I have a backup plan? ​​I bet...
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This is the sort of thing that’s been going around on social media lately: “If you had invested $1,000 during Amazon’s IPO in May 1997, your investment would be worth $1,395,470.77 as of the close of July 1, 2021.” “If you had bought a single Bitcoin at its opening price of $.08 in July 2010,...
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Have you ever stepped back to observe stock or crypto market activity and just scratched your head wondering what in the world investors are thinking? ​​Why are investors snatching up stocks of failing or flailing companies? ​​Why are people buying cryptocurrencies that have no practical use – such as Dogecoin, which started as a parody of bitcoin. Many...
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According to vendhq.com, 40% of customer in-store purchases are impulse buys – items the customer hadn’t planned on buying when they went to the store that day. ​​To take advantage of these impulses, brick-and-mortar stores will position certain items they want to move in high volume near checkout stands. ​​Impulse buying shouldn’t surprise any of us. It’s...
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Call their ways stodgy, old-fashioned, uninspired – what have you – but there’s no denying the effectiveness of the investment strategy of the wealthy. It’s why they’re wealthy. And, as long as the middle class and the poor keep thinking that the wealthy are rich because they were lucky or born into it, then they’ll...
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You don’t have to look far to find headlines on the internet of lottery winners who win millions but end up as broke as they were before they won the lottery. “An Unlucky 13 Lottery Winners Who Lost Their Millions.” –moneywise.com “From Rags To Riches To Rags Again: 21 Lottery Winners Who Lost Everything.” –pennyhoarder.com So when...
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Investors tend to go from one bad situation to another. Take, for instance, Wall Street, which has been riding high since the more than a 30% plunge it took last March following the early days of the pandemic and lockdowns. And after fully recovering in August from all of those initial losses, the Dow has...
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