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multifamily questions answered

Your Multifamily Investing Questions Answered

As investors and educators, Jake & I fall into the trap of thinking that we know what our member’s pain points are. The only way to truly understand what frustrates beginning investors is to ask them. I set out by asking our members on our J&G Facebook Page what was most challenging to them when […]

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Multifamily Properties

Why All Investors Need To Create A Budget Before Investing In Multifamily Properties

As I sit here in Florida on a month’s vacation, I find it extremely difficult to compose an article espousing the benefits of creating and following a budget. My budget for this month has, well, let’s say, not followed my normal spending habits. But, if I had not created a budget early on in my […]

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Financing your Multifamily

Financing your Multifamily and What You Should Look For!

Most investors are familiar and find comfort when it comes to financing a single-family home, but become overwhelmed and intimidated when the conversation turns to financing a multifamily property. In this article, I would like to describe the differences between a residential and commercial loan, outline the different types of commercial lenders, and how to […]

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letter

A Letter To My 30 Year Old Self

As I approach my first year since “retiring” from my restaurant business, I decided to reflect back and analyze the path I took to reach my current state of affairs. Although I have only a couple of regrets, the ones that I do have are huge. My motivation in writing this article is to illustrate […]

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Negotiation Techniques

9 Negotiation Techniques To Help You Close The Deal

Two of the biggest myths in business are: “He or she was a born negotiator” and my favorite “That guy is a natural born salesman“.  What a crock! That is taking away all the sweat and tears these professionals have dedicated to mastering their craft.  These business skills can ALL be learned, and eventually the […]

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Real Estate

How To Successfully Negotiate Your Next Real Estate Deal

One of the keys to a successful life is your ability to negotiate and convey your “side of the story” to others.  I learned this vital lesson from my six children.  It appears that the younger they are, the better or more successful they are at negotiating.  I am not sure if it has to […]

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Real Estate

The Seven Steps To Success In Real Estate Part 2

In the first ARTICLE, I laid out the seven steps to achieving success in real estate.  I expanded upon the first two steps, and my goal here is to dive into the next three steps: Niche, Network and Analysis.  Let me recap the Seven Steps (actually, I included an extra one). Educate Pick a market […]

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Real Estate

The Seven Steps To Success in Real Estate

Starting a new venture can be one of the most daunting tasks, especially an undertaking that involves money and risk.  If you begin a new diet and don’t lose the weight, not much has changed.  You slide right back into your old habits and comfort zone.  Can you imagine investing money in real estate when […]

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Climb To The Top

The $1,600,000 Climb To The Top

When Jake and I purchased Park Place apartments, we knew that the property was underperforming and we had a terrific opportunity to “force” the appreciation on the asset.  The property was grossing only $53,000 per month due mainly to poor management.  Our goal was to implement our three-step repositioning framework, increase the Net Operating Income […]

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