Forced Appreciation Strategies


Revenue collected on rental property investments is the lifeforce that drives the asset. When rents are below market, the lifeforce the encompasses the financial stability of the property becomes compromised. Obviously, every property incur expenses that eat away at the scheduled gross income, some of which are tied to inflationary treads subject to increases such […]

15 Jul 2021

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Forced Appreciation Strategies

Last Update: 11:36 pm | By: Michael

Revenue collected on rental property investments is the lifeforce that drives the asset. When rents are below market, the lifeforce the encompasses the financial stability of the property becomes compromised. Obviously, every property incur expenses that eat away at the scheduled gross income, some of which are tied to inflationary treads subject to increases such as utilities, trash collection, and property taxes. When an investor, broker, or accountant puts together a statement of return on th. . . . . .

Eviction Moratorium Update

Last Update: 11:28 pm | By: Michael

When SB-91 expires, landlords will be required to adhere to the local or county moratoriums. Los Angeles City Moratorium: Landlords cannot evict for non-payment of rent (unless landlord has good reason believe the breach for non-payment 'cause' is non-COVID-related). Landlord cannot evict for un-authorized occupants/pets, but can evict for Non-COVID related nuisances (criminal activity). Landlords can implement a rent increase for non-RSO properties in the city of LA. Los Angeles County Mo. . . . . .

La Mirada HOA Sales Transaction & AB 2912

Last Update: 1:04 am | By: Michael

A client of ours was a party to an transaction and new to HOA’s so we wanted to be sure they had as much information as possible to get them off on the right foot. We made the usual inquiries during the due diligence – contingency period (solvency review of financials including budget, reserve study, governing doc provisions and so on). I wanted to ensure my client was aware of their right to inspect association documents such as: copies of contracts, governing documents, tax returns, min. . . . . .

Is Now the Time to Invest in Rental Properties?

Last Update: 2:11 am | By: Michael

Real estate investing is logically one of most effective ways to build wealth in this country. An appealing aspect of this type of investing is it allows an investor to diversify their portfolio with a tangible asset (a structure, land, fixtures). It is especially practical for those who prefer ‘hands-on’ projects where they can become personally involved with the investment’s revenue, cash-flow and returns. The ability to start collecting rent immediately and seeing funds in your bank acc. . . . . .

Seismic Risk HOA’s Should Consider

Last Update: 6:32 pm | By: Michael

Owners of Common Interest Developments and association boards should really look at earthquake risk mitigation. Sometimes we all forget that we live in an area of high seismic activity, and it is just a matter of time before we are hit with a quake that could be moderate, large or the big one. Scientists have long said this region is long overdue for a large earthquake on the San Andreas Fault that could kill thousands and result in billions of dollars in damage. The last major earthquake in the. . . . . .

ARE YOU A CASH FLOW OR EQUITY INVESTOR?

Last Update: 1:26 am | By: Michael

There are three types of real estate investors. One is the cash flow investor. Another is the appreciation/equity investor. Then there is one  considered a combination of both.  The cash flow investor usually selects to purchase an investment of average condition that is not in the best area. But they decide to buy the asset to hold because the pre-tax cash flow (NOI minus Debt Service)  is within the parameters of their investment goals. The appreciation/equity investor purchases an ‘A’ . . . . . .

Buying A Home In A Seller’s Market – Here’s What You Need To Know

Last Update: 3:24 pm | By: Michael

Being a buyer in a seller’s market is challenging under normal circumstances, and in 2021 it has only gotten more complicated. You are competing with other buyers for the few houses on the market, and data shows this is a nationwide trend. Whether you want to move to the city or a more rural setting, you need to know how to navigate the current real estate market. Be Prepared to Make Concessions In 2021, more people are looking to buy than selling their homes. When you find your dream hom. . . . . .

My Why- Why I Became an SRES®

Last Update: 12:23 am | By: Michael

Why Became a Senior Real Estate Specialist®. . . . . .

Valuation of Property Handling Seller Opposition to List Price

Last Update: 11:07 pm | By: Michael

Many have viewed my recent post on real estate data and some have privately asked about the months of inventory category. So the following is the story about a listing appointment we had recently. A BTS (Behind the Scenes) look into our recent listing appointment with a potential seller that had some push-back to the list price and how we "sealed the deal"! Seller: "I want to list the property high so they can lower the price if necessary. Listing Broker(MAW): "That is not the best strategy t. . . . . .

Economic Cycles & Real Estate Investments

Last Update: 8:48 pm | By: Michael

Real estate investing is, in essence, the art of determining the value of a cash-flow asset through a progression of time that includes: past, present, and future. An investor must have the mindset to comprehend the economic phases of the real estate market in order to better determine how the asset will perform on an ongoing basis. The residential home market is more localized and impacted from community/regional economic data; however, the multi-family and commercial markets are driven by t. . . . . .

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