Apr 17

Property Management: 5 Crazy Easy Cost Cutting Strategies

By John Wilhoit | Property Management

Let’s just say you are already over worked, understaffed and touching the limits of a stretched budget with your multifamily assets. As the comedian Ron White opines; “Let’s just say”.  Now what?  What do I have to add to your already overflowing, brimming  plate?  Hopefully, a few things that will lighten the load by freeing up some dollars and, eventually, staff time.  Sometimes we need precision cutting tools, other times, a big axe.

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Apr 12

Two Rules of Real Estate Investing

By John Wilhoit | Homeownership , Real Estate Investment

The first rule of investing is preservation of capital.  The second rule of investing is having an appropriate allocation strategy that encompasses an array of investment asset classes, otherwise known as diversification.  Are there more rules?  Yes, but none more important than these two.  Preservation of capital, diversification of investments; both rules apply to real estate investing as well.

Preservation of capital is imperative because without it there are no future investment decisions to make.  Having an allocation strategy is helpful in assuring your basket of investments maintains a reasonable level of balance between investment types; not becoming over-weighted in a single category.

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Feb 27

Real Estate Due Diligence – The Short Version

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Today’s show is about real estate due diligence and a little bit about the real estate closing process. Of course, we can’t cover the entire process in 20 minutes or less. I’ll tell you what -we’re going to make a stab at it. I believe that you’ll find at least one new thing that you did not know before about what’s necessary for commercial assets to be acquired, or closed, and the things that are required prior to that closing which we call the due diligence process.
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Feb 20

Sources and Uses of Market Information in Real Estate

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

This episode is entitled Sources and Uses of Market Information in Real Estate. We’re talking about decision analysis for making real estate acquisitions. As much as that’s a mouthful, the easier title is finding and using market information for making real estate decision. We have two different areas; one is sources of market information and the other is uses of market information. I’m going to suggest you to please download the spotlight page and have that in front of you when you’re listening or download it for future reference because it makes the things I’m about to share with you a lot simpler to follow.

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