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Analyzing Vacancy Loss

Rules of Thumb #8 Analyzing Vacancy Loss and How to Hold Real Estate In this article, we would like to discuss what type of entity we hold our real estate and define vacancy loss and how it affects gross income.  We will discuss the various forms of ownership and give you our preferred type.  Lets’ […]

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GRM Repair Allowance

Rules of Thumb #7 Repair Allowance, Gross Rent Multiplier and Cash Flow In our previous article, we explored 3 widely used rules of thumb in real estate: Loan to Value, Capital Expenditures and Buying on Actuals.  We want to continue introducing more rules of thumb to use when analyzing properties.  In this article, we are […]

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Commercial or residential real estate investing broker

Interview With Rick Gentry, CCIM

In this first podcast by Jake and Gino, they proudly introduce to you Mr. Rick Gentry, CCIM, Director at Cushman & Wakefield | Cornerstone. Rick specializes in multifamily acquisitions and sales. With 20 years in commercial brokerage and 15 years in the multifamily business, Rick has been involved in more than $100,000,000 million in multifamily […]

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Buying Multifamily Realestate Risk

Loan to Value, Capital Expenditure and Buying on Actuals

Rules of Thumb, Part 5. In our previous article, we discussed performing due diligence and provided a checklist for carrying out due diligence.  In this article, we want to examine Loan to Value (LTV) Capital Expenditure Accounts Purchasing properties on actual numbers. Here we go! Loan-to-value is simply the relationship between the amount of the […]

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