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How “Big Data” Can be Used to Uncover and Evaluate CRE Deals

How “Big Data” Can be Used to Uncover and Evaluate CRE Deals By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder As commercial real estate becomes a more mainstream asset class, there are more people competing for the same, limited number of deals. Increasingly, real estate investors are scouring the landscape for off-market deals.…

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The Tax Benefits of Investing in Multifamily Real Estate*

The Tax Benefits of Investing in Multifamily Real Estate* By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder The benefits to investing in rental property are undeniable. Owners can take substantial write-offs, including mortgage interest, depreciation, and a host of other expenses to preserve the property’s cash flow.   So why don’t more people…

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Single Family vs. Multifamily Real Estate Investing

Single Family vs. Multifamily Real Estate Investing By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder When someone has decided to invest in residential rental property, they often struggle with an important first decision: should I invest in single family homes or multifamily? Which is better?   There’s no one-size-fits all approach. Indeed, both…

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How to Manage Risk in Real Estate Investing

How to Manage Risk in Real Estate Investing By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder No investment is foolproof, and that is particularly true when investing in commercial real estate. There is some level of risk associated with any real estate deal. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest. On the contrary, projects…

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Active vs. Passive Real Estate Investing – Which is Right for You?

Active vs. Passive Real Estate Investing – Which is Right for You? By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder Real estate investing has many benefits, from monthly cash flow to appreciation, tax benefits and more. Buy rental property, then just sit back and collect passive income, people are told. A well-intentioned investor…

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Why You Should Invest in Multi-Family Real Estate

Why You Should Invest in Multi-Family Real Estate By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder Multi-family real estate is a subsection of commercial real estate (CRE). These are any properties with 5+ residential units, most commonly apartment buildings. Investing in multi-family can be a great way to diversify your investment portfolio.  …

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How to Go from Fix n Flips to Multi-Family Investing

How to Go from Fix n Flips to Multi-Family Investing By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder Your entry into real estate investing could start any time. For most people, new investments start small. In the case of real estate, it’s common to begin with single family homes before moving on to…

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For the Love of Apartment Investing

For the Love of Apartments

For the Love of Apartment Investing By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder So you’ve decided to take the leap and invest in commercial real estate – congrats! Now, where to get started? There are so many options to choose from!   Commercial real estate is a catch-all term for describing many…

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Trial by Fire: How We Got Started

Trial by Fire_ How We Got Started

Trial by Fire: How We Got Started By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder People often use the term “trial by fire” to explain how they learned something. In our case, the term is all too appropriate.   Looking back on it, the story of how Percy and I got started almost…

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Gaining an Edge through Cold Calling

Gaining an Edge Through Cold Calling

Gaining an Edge through Cold Calling By Ed Rogan, Owner, Co-Founder In many ways, commercial real estate is an “eat what you can kill” industry. The most successful investors, developers, brokers and other CRE professionals earn their living by scouring the market to uncover the next big deal. Ask the…

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