The Original Realty Magazine
The ironic thing about money for real estate is that you rarely have too much of it. You can for a little while, especially if you’ve raised a lot and have your latest deal oversubscribed to. It’s happened to many funds recently. Though sooner or later, the reason…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on September 9, 2019 at 6:56pm — No Comments
There are macro cycles which can influence buying and selling, but every year has its own seasons and peaks for investors too. Experienced investors know that there can be spikes in listings as summer approaches, prices tend to soften in mid fall, and the end of the year can be chaos for closings.…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on August 26, 2019 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Who is investing in real estate funds best for?
There are many ways to invest in real estate. You can try to fix and flip houses DIY style, do the Airbnb thing, rent multifamily apartments to students, and buy mortgage notes. Then there is simply investing in the real estate funds that do these things. Who is fund invest ideal for compared to…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on August 14, 2019 at 8:52am — No Comments
Where is the World Headed?
The beginning of 2016 seemed to spur an extended run in real estate and the economy. Then in 2018 it seemed that the stock market and real estate market became exceedingly frothy. Stocks and…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on July 31, 2019 at 11:54am — No Comments
The residential real estate market in the US has continued to stay much stronger than expected. Though there are a variety of factors at play, which may influence opportunities through the…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on July 17, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments
Whether you believe we are already in a correction or not, here’s the one thing that may really be responsible for tipping the housing market over the edge.
It’s sellers asking too much.
Who’s to Blame for the Housing Crash?
There were lots of people, groups and organizations blamed for the housing bubble and crash in 2006-2008.
At first they tried to blame investors and house flippers. At least until the government needed them to take on all the…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on June 24, 2019 at 12:01pm — No Comments
There is still a lot of opportunity…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on June 10, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments
Many are finding it hard to make sense of the market right now. The media headlines proclaim the economy is awesome and supercharged with growth and low unemployment. Yet, the hard data and other signals suggest there are some corrections in the works. The bottom…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on May 28, 2019 at 3:08am — No Comments
I think Mother’s Day is a strong contender. It’s hard to beat from both a business point of view, and in being personally meaningful.
If you’re not a mother yourself, then you’ve got mothers in your life. Either they work with or for you, rent from you, support you in your investing, or…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on May 13, 2019 at 8:34am — No Comments
Arbitrage is both a very basic concept and a high level strategy deployed by sophisticated investors and entrepreneurs. It’s used for efficiently creating great profits, with a lot less hassle and stress. So, how does it work? Who is using it? How can you apply it?
Who Uses Arbitrage to Supersize their Potential &…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on April 15, 2019 at 9:36am — No Comments
There are all types of funds. Some are far better and safer than others. Some see all the gains eaten up in fees and admin costs. Others generously pass on great gains to participating investors, even though their upfront estimates may have been modest. There’s a good chance that…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on April 3, 2019 at 1:51pm — No Comments
Manhattan has fallen. For over a year the heart of the Big Apple has been battling a real estate correction. While it may not be fun for NYC homeowners, it makes other markets like New Jersey look really appealing to investors.
Manhattan’s real estate market has been beaten up, beat down and stomped on over the last…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on March 18, 2019 at 4:22am — No Comments
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Added by Fuquan Bilal on March 4, 2019 at 1:18pm — No Comments
Whether you are burning out from a crazy sprint at the beginning of the year, have had tough times dealing with contractors recently, or could just use a little more inspiration to get to the next level, this is a great day to take some action.
Added by Fuquan Bilal on February 14, 2019 at 2:37am — No Comments
While all real estate is local, and trends take their time to circulate, it’s becoming undeniable that there has been some notable changes in the temperature of the market. This is exactly the moment many investors have been waiting for…
The last nine years have provided a great run up in US property prices. Many have gained great windfalls in equity.…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on February 11, 2019 at 3:15am — No Comments
Real estate funds have been proving to be both attractive and profitable vehicles for many investors. For many sophisticated investors, family offices and even larger and broader funds and endowments, they are now one of the main staples in their…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on January 29, 2019 at 1:54am — No Comments
Even with the best intentions and clearly written goals, getting what you really want most out of your time can be elusive. I’ve found the best way to beat that is…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on January 14, 2019 at 8:56am — No Comments
What are the best end of year moves for investors and executives of investment firms?
There are a lot of obvious financial moves everyone should be making at this time of year. You definitely want to square away your accounting, make sure you’ve maxed out your self-directed IRA contributions, and are taking full advantage of any tax breaks you can for the year.
If you are really passionate about making things happen, like me, and you’ve been in the business for a couple of…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on December 27, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments
One of the best rewards of being in real estate over the past few years is seeing how more individuals and families are taking advantage of self-directed retirement accounts to fast track their investments and pay less in taxes.
This is a great country that still has a lot of freedoms and opportunity. If we take advantage of them that is. Not many…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on December 12, 2018 at 8:47am — No Comments
Before I discovered real estate I had a passion for cars. I even owned a body shop as one of my first businesses. I now keep my businesses and investments diversified within the real estate industry. Yet, I still love cars, and there are a lot of great lessons that correlate between the two.
When I was younger (and often lived above my means) I had Range Rovers and new BMWs. I would lease and trade in every year to get the latest model. I liked to live flashy, like many new real…Continue
Added by Fuquan Bilal on December 4, 2018 at 4:01pm — No Comments