Multifamily

In the last post, we touched on using a self-directed IRA to invest in multifamily syndication deals. This is a popular approach because of the higher annual returns real estate tends to offer, versus investing in Wall Street. But there’s a catch. The UBIT, or Unrelated Business Income Tax, means you could be taxed inside
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Is it possible to use a retirement account to invest in a real estate syndication? The short answer is yes, and there are huge advantages to freeing up money that is otherwise untouchable. But what qualifies? You’re probably familiar with the traditional 401k account, which are retirement accounts established by an employer. You may be
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2019 was a really exciting year for me and I hope it was for you, too. If you’re like me, this is the season to reflect on the year that’s passed and to look forward to what’s ahead. I find myself thinking about the things that went well, and the things that maybe didn’t go
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Two questions that we often field at Nighthawk Equity are: How do you find multifamily deals? How do you generate consistent deal flow for your passive investors?  Our mission at Nighthawk Equity is to help people become financially free by passively investing with multifamily syndications. To do this, we must couple long-term investor relationships with
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This article first appeared on BiggerPockets.com on 11/17/2019 Do you hear yelling? The market is too hot. Oh, no! We are at the top. Oh, no! It’s a bubble. Too late to buy. It’s a bubble. Oh, nooooo! Best to wait for the crash… A few years ago these same voices were yelling: There is no money.
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Multi-family investing is a team sport. Sometimes, we can get so caught up in “the deal” that we forget that this business is really about people. I always encourage active investors to establish their team early on, before they even start to look for deals. For you, the passive investor, the key is to partner
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You’ve learned from my previous blog posts that the key to accessing off-market deals is to create relationships with brokers. If you haven’t read those articles, do me a favor and go back and read them now. I’ve provided the links below. Related: How to Find Off-Market Deals Related: The Broker Script to Unlock Off-Market
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There are two ways that the value of your investment properties will appreciate: Forced Appreciation & Market Appreciation. But only one of these is within your control. Can you guess which one? Watch the video below (or keep reading). [embedded content] Market Appreciation The market is unpredictable. It will go up and just as quickly,
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One of the most common questions my investors ask me is how cost segregation can impact passive real estate investors from a tax perspective, particularly in a multifamily syndication.   First, let’s define the term. Under United States tax laws and accounting rules, cost segregation is the process of identifying personal property assets that are grouped
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Technology has succeeded in disrupting several industries. Think about what Uber has done to the taxi business. Or how Airbnb has changed hotels. These innovations work because they create a frictionless experience for consumers. So, how might #proptech disrupt multifamily? And how can apartment investors leverage technology to better the resident experience and compete in
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It’s no secret that the demand for apartments in the USA, from both the consumer and investor perspective, is growing. It’s one of the reasons that I am so passionate about investing in the multifamily space. But have you ever wondered why the demand is so high and why it continues to grow? It’s a
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A major challenge for investors in the multifamily space is access to consistent deal flow. While the internet makes it easy for us to search for available properties, smart investors know that properties posted online are there because no one else wanted them. Most of these properties have been marketed directly to interested buyers that
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