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REAL ESTATE INVESTING BASICS

Core introductory concepts explained with support from Small Change, the real estate Crowdfunding Portal

Real Estate Investing Explained – Investing in Debt vs. Equity

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange INVESTING IN DEBT vs. EQUITY   There are two options, simply stated, for what you can invest in when you invest in a real estate deal online; debt and equity. Debt is typically going to be collateralized by the property itself, and equity is not. Apart from…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – Returns from Investing in Debt

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange RETURNS FROM INVESTING IN DEBT   How much are you going to to make (hopefully!) when you invest in real estate online? By looking at a full-cycle real estate project in this episode, I explain how to figure out exactly what kind of returns you’re going to…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – Impact Investing

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange IMPACT INVESTING   You’ve heard of ‘Impact Investing’ in the business world; investing in socially conscious companies and steering away from arms manufacturers and tobacco companies and the like. But did you know that you can also make real estate impact investments? This is where you can…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – The LLC

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange The LLC   What on earth does an LLC have to do with investing in real estate? Well, the bottom line is that when you invest in a syndicated real estate deal you’re not actually directly buying the real estate. Watch this episode to find out what…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – Fees

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange Fees   One of the big advantages of investing in a real estate crowdfunded deal is that you don’t actually have to do any of the work. You don’t have to have the experience, the knowledge, the background, the time, or anything! You can invest directly in…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – CAP Rate

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange CAP Rate   In this episode you will learn about the all-important concept of the CAP RATE, short for ‘capitalization rate.’ The cap rate can drive the value of a building and the way that it’s calculated is by taking the net operating income and dividing that…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – NOI

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange NET OPERATING INCOME – NOI   In this episode you will learn about the NET OPERATING INCOME which is probably the most important number of any that you’re going to find in a real estate deal. Why? Because it effectively defines ongoing profits that come from a…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – Internal Rate of Return II

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN II   In this episode on IRR, you are going to learn how to use this incredibly complicated and difficult to understand concept really easily in order to be able to compare one deal against another and, also how to compare one sponsor…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – Internal Rate of Return I

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN I   In real estate, the acronym ‘IRR’ stands for the Internal Rate of Return and it is commonly used by sponsors to illustrate how strong their project is going to be by projecting out in time how much they predict the project…

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Real Estate Investing Explained – Main Project Costs

Real Estate Investing Explained With Support from SmallChange MAIN PROJECT COSTS   In this episode talk about the TOTAL COSTS that are inherent in any real estate project. There are basically three main categories; acquisition costs, hard costs, and soft costs. Acquisition costs would be the purchase of a piece of land or an existing…

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