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How To Get Into Real Estate Development

July 18, 2019

How to Get Into Real Estate Development By Adam Gower Ph.D. The real estate market has been booming since 2010. Condos, apartment complexes, mixed-use developments, and shopping centers are being built all across the country. Developers are building the types of real estate assets that people are demanding, and they are making a lot of…

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How to Finance a Real Estate Development Project

July 10, 2019

How to Finance a Real Estate Development Project By Adam Gower Ph.D. So, you want to get into real estate development. You’ve got an idea about what sector you want to jump into, who you might work with, and how it will add to your investment portfolio. Before you can get started, you need to…

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Benefits of Self-Directed IRAs for Real Estate

July 9, 2019

Benefits of Using Self-Directed IRAs For Real Estate By Adam Gower Ph.D. Alternative Assets   Recent research indicates that including alternative investments in a portfolio increases risk-adjusted returns. These “out of the norm” investments range from real estate to market funds, such as lending platforms or other less tread investment paths. Institutional investors have embraced…

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Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Real Estate

July 9, 2019

Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Real Estate By Adam Gower Ph.D. A New Approach for Your Portolio   Registered investment advisors, or RIAs, have long scoured the market for the top performing securities to invest in on behalf of their high-net-worth clients. Historically, RIAs would invest in some combination of stocks, bonds, and cash as a…

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The Real Estate Development Process

June 18, 2019

The Real Estate Development Process By Adam Gower Ph.D. A Morgan Stanley survey revealed that 77% of US millionaire investors own real estate while 35% own a share of a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT). Compared to other alternative assets, real estate is by far the category with the highest level of investment.   Real…

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Real Estate Waterfalls – The Simpler the Better

June 5, 2019

Real Estate Waterfalls – The Simpler the Better By Adam Gower Ph.D. Real estate syndications use what are called ‘waterfalls’ to structure and compensate principals and investors, and these are seldom altered once a developer creates a structure that works for them. There are, however, a vast array of ways in which waterfalls are designed…

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The Impact of Crowdfunding on Real Estate Waterfall Structures

June 5, 2019

The Impact of Crowdfunding on Real Estate Waterfall Structures By Adam Gower Ph.D. Waterfall calculations are used by real estate developers to calculate distributions to investors during the life cycle of a project and there have been some notable shifts in how they are structured since the emergence of real estate crowdfunding – with significant…

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Real Estate Waterfall Outliers

June 4, 2019

The Outliers of the Real Estate Waterfall World By Adam Gower Ph.D. When investing in a real estate project as a passive partner, cash distributions are calculated and made using what is called a ‘waterfall,’ most of which are structured according to reasonably uniform standards, and some of which are more creative.   According to…

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3 Risks to Watch for in a Real Estate Recap

March 13, 2019

3 Risks to Watch for in a Real Estate Recap By Adam Gower Ph.D. A recapitalization of a project occurs when a sponsor refinances a project they already own, oftentimes bringing in new investors to provide additional equity. An obvious advantage to this scenario is the mitigation of risk that comes from the sponsor’s legacy…

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Understanding Real Estate Recapitalizations vs. Acquisitions

March 12, 2019

Understanding Recaps vs. Acquisitions in Real Estate By Adam Gower Ph.D. When a sponsor offers an opportunity to investors, the property they wish to finance will either have just been acquired (or is under contract) or was purchased by the sponsor at an earlier time using a different financial structure than the one being proposed.…

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