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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.

Data is fast becoming an integral part of property management, and owners and operators are gathering more information about everything from water and energy consumption to building-operations systems. By Julie Littman ( Article)  —  Instead of just collecting data to gauge energy and resource consumption and finding ways to save energy, operators and...Continue reading »

Putting together a multifamily deal can be extensive, and if the deal is being financed, lenders will typically want to see detailed information on the borrower as well as the property. If you’re financing a property as part of your deal, you’ll want to make sure you have   By Evan Tarver ( Article)  —  Putting together a multifamily...Continue reading »

By Joe Killinger ( Blog Article)  —  Having your tenants pay their rent on time is key for successful investing; incentivizing them to pay can sometimes be worthwhile. Here are a few ways that we have found to be the most effective. Incentivize them to pay early by offering a discount Let your tenants know that if rent is paid...Continue reading »

For two investors, an innovative value-add strategy proves fruitful in small multifamily communities. (NREI Article)  —  Dave Codrea and Josh Friedensohn, founders of Greenleaf Capital and owners of several small multifamily properties, are hoping to cultivate value for their renters and—in turn—their portfolio through a unique strategy. The duo purchases...Continue reading »

    TODD’S STORY By age 46, I’d made enough money to retire as a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and CEO. From the outside my life looked perfect — I had a beautiful wife, two sons, houses, fancy cars, a country club, a beach club, season tickets, private jets, and my picture in the newspaper for multiple charity events. However, inside I longed...Continue reading »

  Register Your Spot for Randy’s Free Workshop NOW! I know an interesting real estate investor. One I think you should know too. His name is Randy Hughes. He’s a full-time real estate investor like you and me. He’s been at it for 40-plus years. He has also learned a thing or two about asset protection and privacy, so people call him from all over the country...Continue reading »

Technology that make new connections to equipment that residents already use may be among the next offerings multifamily residents expect. By Bendix Anderson (NREI Article)  —  Technology companies are rolling out new products that carry a promise of making a real difference for multifamily residents. “We are probably on the cusp,” says Rick Haughey,...Continue reading »

Commercial real estate historically has been a cyclical sector, and eight years into a solid recovery, players are having trouble deciding whether to laugh at their good fortune or cry at the thought that prosperity is about to come to an end.   By Paul Fiorilla ( Article)  —  Which side of the debate holds true depends to a large extent on...Continue reading »