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7 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self About Multifamily Real Estate Investing

7 Things I Would Tell My Younger Self About Multifamily Real Estate Investing

Larry Arth started his successful single-family and multifamily real estate investing career helping his dad fix up rental houses and mowing vacant lots around vacant houses. One day at age 15, he asked about...
In a 1031 Exchange? Why waiting until after COVID-19 to complete your exchange could potentially be a bad idea

What Are The Best Properties For A 1031 Exchange?

Sponsored Article By Dwight Kay and The Kay Properties Team You are about to sell your property, and your CPA tells you that there is a large tax consequence lurking around the corner. In order to...
5 Multifamily Investing Predictions For 2020

5 Multifamily Investing Predictions And Expectations For 2020

5 multifamily investing predictions and expectations for 2020, and the disruptions  to keep abreast of in the multifamily investing field. By Vinney Chopra and Jon Roosen The market for multifamily properties is continuously changing. In the...
Apartment purchase: Canadian Real Estate Trust Buys 2 Seattle-Area Apartment Complexes for $162 Million

Canadian Real Estate Trust Buys 2 Seattle-Area Apartment Complexes for $162 Million

A Canadian real estate trust has purchased the 366-unit Mosaic Hills Apartments in Kent for $81 million and the 336-unit Colby Creek Apartments in Everett for $81.3 million, according to a release. RISE Properties Trust,...
How To Avoid My Top 7 Landlord Mistakes

How To Avoid My Top 7 Landlord Mistakes

Veteran landlord and investor Larry Arth shares "how to avoid my top 7 landlord mistakes" because if you have not made any mistakes as a landlord, you probably have not been in the business...
Seattle’s Linden Square Apartments Sold For $52 Million

Seattle’s Linden Square Apartments Sold For $52 Million

Two companies have purchased the 186-unit Linden Square Apartments in North Seattle for $52,750,000, according to a release. RISE Properties Trust (“RISE”) a Canadian real estate trust based in Seattle, and Aegon Real Assets US...
In a 1031 Exchange? Why waiting until after COVID-19 to complete your exchange could potentially be a bad idea

Why You Should Consider Deferring Your Capital Gains Taxes

Sponsored Article By Jason Salmon Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Research Kay Properties and Investments, LLC The basics: If you own investment real estate—that means a rental condo or home, apartment building, a commercial building, raw...
How Multifamily Investors and Others Raise Private Money Legally

How Multifamily Investors and Others Raise Private Money Legally

Raising private money to fund a real estate syndication,  a strategy followed by many who are in the business of buying and selling multifamily properties, can be complex and sometimes intimidating. A new book by...
Still ‘Room to Run’ In This Multifamily Growth Cycle Despite Looming Concerns

Still ‘Room to Run’ In This Multifamily Growth Cycle Despite Looming Concerns

The current multifamily growth cycle still has “room to run” as rent growth is on target to exceed 2.5 percent for the seventh straight year, 300,000 units of new supply are coming online, and...
Building Affordable Apartments Means Skipping the Amenities

Building Affordable Apartments Means Skipping the Amenities

Skipping the amenities may be a key to building more affordable apartments, according to new consumer research that shows that the most-valued amenity is frequently “low rent.” One way to provide more affordable rental options...