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5 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate Without Ownership

Posted on 25 Aug 2015 at 11:42am

There are millions of people engaged in the real estate business with zero ownership in actual buildings.

Multifamily Appreciation: Finding the Baseline

Posted on 29 Jan 2014 at 5:04pm

How do we forecast or project real estate appreciation levels? Is there a single measure that can provide quantitative authority on the subject?

Multifamily Acquisitions: Buying Class

Posted on 17 Sep 2013 at 4:25pm

People within the industry have strong opinions about asset class differentiation. I"m referring to designating assets as Class A, B or C. Following is a synopsis of multifamily assets and distinctions between A, B and C.

Demographics and Census 2020

Posted on 9 Sep 2013 at 7:03pm

Will we have a Census in 2020? Sure. Will it have any value? It's too soon to tell. As government looks for places to cut expenditures the Census is ripe for slicing as there is no strong advocate within government to champion the cause. Multifamily and new home builders need to know the direction of populations.

The Secret to Buying Low and Selling High

Posted on 19 Aug 2013 at 11:19pm

The secret to buying low and selling high is the same secret to losing weight: time, focused attention and following a quality plan off action. Yet, if this was easy everyone would do it, right?

Creating a Consistent Vision

Posted on 2 Jul 2013 at 4:12am

What happens when a Management Company or Owner decides to “turn the property around” ? Not much without a plan of action for construction, renovations, and marketing.

Where is the Shadow Housing Inventory?

Posted on 9 Apr 2013 at 5:33pm

Is the housing shadow inventory from years of high foreclosure rates a threat to increasing home prices? What information do we look to for guidance on housing inventory and future prices?

Multifamily Administration: Tax Counsel

Posted on 27 Nov 2012 at 8:19pm

Behind every successful multifamily asset stands good counsel- both legal and tax. One statement that is absolutely true about tax counsel: if you don't call, they can't help.

On Being Grateful (For America)

Posted on 20 Nov 2012 at 2:48pm

Most American's will have a peaceful Thanksgiving day with family and friends. Some will continue to worry throughout this day about Corn prices, gold or oil. Do you ever wish to return to simpler time? When was that, exactly?

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Multifamily Learning Resources

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

How To Read A Rent Roll by John Wilhoit, Jr.How To Read A Rent Roll by John Wilhoit, Jr.Buying rental property is not an impulse purchase. The acquisition process is a significant time commitment but one that can be very rewarding. As a prospective buyer, you need to know how to build, understand and use the rent roll to your advantage.

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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