Category Archives: 2024

Top Three Strategies For New Investors To Implement Before Investing In Their First Syndication

I am often approached by aspiring or new investors and asked what steps they can take to better prepare for their first investment. We understand the anxiety and the feeling of being overwhelmed in the beginning. After all, the minimum investment amount is not insignificant (ranging from $50,000 to $100,000). And often, especially if you […]

How To Become An Accredited Investor

A question that we are often asked is – what is an accredited investor? Accredited investors have access to many more investment opportunities (506B offerings can allow only up to 35 non-accredited but sophisticated investors; however, such cap does not apply to accredited investors). The most frequently applied definition by the SEC for accredited investors […]

Top Five Amenities Tenants Are Looking For In 2024

With many apartments having undergone stage one of the value add and interior upgrades, we are constantly evaluating other ways to add value to the properties to generate either additional income, raise rents, reimburse expenses, or keep vacancy at a minimum by differentiating the property from others. Based on recent research published in CRE Daily […]

Breaking News In The Banking Industry! Are You Ready And Prepared?

(Detailed charts supporting the comments herein are in the Appendix below)  Among many other events, 2024 will mark the passage of Basel III in the banking industry.  What?The most recent proposal increases the banks’ Tier 1 equity capital requirements by 16% (or by 19% for banks with $100BN or more in assets).  What is Tier […]