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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.

MFE Hall of Fame inductee Tom Bozzuto shares his thoughts on building the team that created a multifamily housing empire. By Jennifer Castenson (MultiFamilyExecutive.com Article)  —  Many leadership experts focus on the value that flexibility and adaptability have in driving success. Indeed, they agree, success comes from the ability to change. And, often,...Continue reading »

The bar for conveniences and services in luxury buildings has definitely been raised. Today’s owners compete not on bricks and mortar but on enhancements. By Rand Ginsburg (MultiHousingNews.com Article)  —  Today’s multifamily industry is competitive. Across the board, apartment owners have stepped up their game to attract residents by offering...Continue reading »

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac increase required energy/water conservation to 30 percent from 25 percent for next year. By Bendix Anderson (NREI Online Article)  —  Multifamily borrowers will have to do a lot more in 2019 to get the lower interest rates offered by Fannie May and Freddie Mac’s popular “green” lending programs. “In this rising interest...Continue reading »

The insufficient funding for public housing is leading to a decay of affordable housing stock. By Bendix Anderson (NREI Online Article)  —  U.S. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has good news for the affordable housing business—and anyone worried about the shortage of affordable housing nationwide. When Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives...Continue reading »

I’ve been seeing this topic pop up more and more often. It was mentioned in speech at a large seminar event and an article I recently read. It’s an extremely relevant topic and is a key building block to a successful and happy life.  It’s about understanding limits and ceilings. We all have an internal temperature which is set by our own thermostat.  We have thermostats...Continue reading »

Hamilton Zanze and CBRE on the many benefits the apartment market has to offer buyers. By Lauren Shanesy (MultiFamilyExecutive.com Article)  —  The apartment sector is one of the most actively traded sectors in real estate, pushing past office buildings in the third quarter of 2018. Apartment investments offer owners a stable, diversified portfolio and high...Continue reading »