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Lance Edwards

Becoming financially independent through real estate investing isn’t an elite act. Anyone can do it, at any time—and more of us could be doing it than are, says best-selling author Lance Edwards, creator of the Multifamily Success and Raising Private Money systems. Over the last seven years, he’s taught hundreds of students how they too can build wealth with investments in small apartment complexes and multifamily housing. His book, How to Make Big Money in Small Apartments couldn’t have come at a better time. With hedge funds buying up large, full apartment complexes because they must move huge chunks of money—anywhere from $3 million to those costing hundreds of millions— small and mid-sized apartments are gold mines gone untouched. In between those million dollar deals and large apartment complexes, there is a revolving door of small and mid-size apartments available for investors just like you.

Does the old saying “Location, location, location” really matter to today’s renters? MHN and Kingsley Associates paired up to find out what residents think about their apartment’s neighborhood   (MHN Article)  —  Does the old saying “Location, location, location” really matter to today’s renters? MHN and Kingsley Associates...Continue reading »

Measuring health in terms of annual rent growth for new resident leases, results range all the way from spectacular—a 7 percent rent escalation in downtown Seattle—to dismal. By Greg Willlett (NREI Article)  —  The U.S. apartment completion volume across the country’s 100 largest metros has accelerated to more than 80,000 units per quarter in 2017, up...Continue reading »

Did you know that you can cut inspection times in half by going mobile? Join our upcoming webinar to learn how you can take advantage of mobile inspections for all your properties and associations. During our property inspections webinar, we’ll cover: How to save time with mobile property inspections How to reduce maintenance costs with frequent inspections How...Continue reading »

Here’s What You Need to Know: By Jamel Gibbs  –  When it comes to real estate investing, there are 6 important things you need to know in order to determine if you should make an offer on a property or not. Without knowing these 6 things, you should NOT make an offer on a property.  If you do try to make an offer without knowing these 6 things, you will...Continue reading »

Apartment rents are not growing as quickly as they had been, according to research firm RealPage Inc. By Bendix Anderson (NREI Article)  —  In a few overbuilt downtowns, apartment rents are starting to fall. But experts claim that demand for apartment units continues to be so strong, the trend won’t last for long. “The story in these markets is the apartment...Continue reading »

The law affords all Americans many consumer protections, regarding their credit. At Lexington Law, we help you understand those rights, and leverage them to help ensure that you have a fair, accurate, and substantiated credit report. Lexington Law Firm has helped hundreds of thousands of clients take action and repair their credit, since being founded in 1991. Click Here...Continue reading »

Today’s residential market strives to meet a broader, more diverse set of resident needs than ever before. Daun St. Amand from CallisonRTKL sheds light on how amenities are constantly changing and what multifamily developments need to offer in order to stay relevant. By Daun St. Amand (Multihousing News Article)  —  For today’s residents and consumers, technology...Continue reading »

If developers build too much parking, the empty spaces may be difficult to repurpose for any other use. By Bendix Anderson (NREI Article)  —  Multifamily developers are fighting for the right to build fewer parking spaces at new apartment properties in downtown areas. “There is a growing awareness among housing officials that the required parking...Continue reading »

Donald Trump is on the record saying that the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates artificially low for an extended period of time. When homeowners visit this official Mortgage Reduction website, they may be surprised to find out just how low interest rates are for a government plan that offers them amazingly low interest rates thanks to the government FHA refinance...Continue reading »

Sales of single properties are slowing, suggesting broad correction in the market. By Bendix Anderson (NREI Article)  —  Investors spent a lot less money on apartment properties so far this year compared to 2016, but prices in the sector keep rising anyway. Prices for mid-rise and high-rise properties inched up 1.0 percent year-over-year, and prices...Continue reading »