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Multifamily Financing: Divide and Conquer

Posted on 5 Oct 2015 at 9:46pm

There are numerous parts to obtaining a new commercial loan. Where many people go wrong is in assuming that the task of getting to closing is the job of someone else.

Multifamily Financing: A Real Page-turner

Posted on 15 Sep 2015 at 1:54pm

Mortgage banking has experienced a structural change. Consider this article a nudge to read the fine print of all your real estate related documents- unrelated to the size or type of the transaction.

Nothing Down Real Estate is No Dice

Posted on 15 Jun 2015 at 11:09pm

You see it all the time; people touting the virtues of no-money-down deals- usually directed at the inexperienced or uninformed. I am assuming that are you are neither, yet temptation prevails!

Pension Fund Real Estate Investments – Take a Number

Posted on 4 May 2015 at 10:00pm

Large U.S. based pensions have over one trillion dollars in assets with approximately eight percent of these funds in real estate based assets.

Multifamily Financing: Finding Perfect Leverage

Posted on 8 Jan 2014 at 3:14pm

Perfect leverage means different things to different people. The best financial leverage to place on an asset is financing that promotes an alignment between the objectives of ownership and the financial needs of the asset.

Multifamily Capital Markets in 2013

Posted on 11 Jun 2013 at 2:00pm

There is more capital in the marketplace today than since 2007. Many investors are trying desperately to get their money into real estate.

Beauty in the Eyes of the Lien-holder

Posted on 18 Mar 2013 at 2:39pm

It's true; mortgagee's (lenders) are people too. But most are not real estate people, they are lenders charged with protecting the assets within their respective portfolios.

Multifamily Financing: Y W8?

Posted on 25 Feb 2013 at 12:59pm

Consider the present interest rate environment as a window knowing there is no such thing as a window that stays open forever. And, unfortunately but true, sometimes when windows close they slam shut- unexpectedly.

Multifamily Financing – The Seller Carry-back

Posted on 28 Jan 2013 at 4:57pm

This article will discuss seller carry-back from the sell side perspective. A seller carry-back that works for the seller is when equity in the deal equates to at least twenty percent (20%) and the amount carried-back by the seller does not exceed one third (33%) of the senior mortgage financing.

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Multifamily Learning Resources

"How To Read a Rent Roll" by John Wilhoit, Jr.

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This long-awaited book by John Wilhoit is the worldwide industry standard on how to review and understand a rent roll. John lays out the history of the rent roll and then dives straight into the components of rent roll analysis.
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"Multifamily Insight Vol. 1: How to Build Wealth Through Buying the Right Multifamily Assets in the Right Markets"

Ancillary Income Audio Course Now AvailableMultifamily Insight Vol. 1 delivers hard-hitting facts about how to buy and operate multifamily apartment assets based on John’s 20+ years of experience working in multifamily asset management and the property management profession. As an asset manager and owner-operator of apartments, condominiums and townhomes, John has developed his approach by administrating apartments in 38 states. (More information...)

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"Ancillary Income"
presented by John Wilhoit, Jr. and Ernest F. Oriente

Ancillary Income Audio Course Now Available

The formula for Ancillary Income is this: More monthly revenue generated + higher resident retention = less resident turnover and more monthly profitability. During this 2.5 hour audio-course, learn how you can earn monthly fees for new fast-emerging and smart/creative ways for giving extra levels of services to your rental housing residents plus create a living environment they never want to leave...
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"How To Read a Rent Roll" by John Wilhoit, Jr.
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This audio course presents an in depth anaylyis beyond the book, How To Read a Rent Roll. This 6-hour audio series features 10 individual CDs/audio files, each addressing a chapter of the book, and is presented by the "How To Read a Rent Roll" author, John Wilhoit, Jr. (More information...)

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