Real Estate

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The Housing Shortage Holds America Back

Real Estate December 17, 2021/Real Estate An important real estate trend that I have followed closely is the national residential housing shortage. This shortage has…

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Pandemic Winners and Losers

Real Estate December 17, 2021/Real Estate Disruptive events like the pandemic always create their own winners and losers. The difference between commercial real estate portfolios…

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Distortions In Insurance Pricing

Real Estate December 17, 2021/Real Estate Property insurance is priced according to the underlying risk, right? That’s the idea, but many would be surprised at…

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What Gets Measured Gets Managed

Real Estate December 13, 2021/Real Estate   Some places care a lot about getting things done, other places are tied up in knots of red…

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Corporate Culture is Misunderstood

Real Estate December 8, 2021/Real Estate Culture is super important for building high performing teams. It’s also widely misunderstood. Most organizations try to shape culture…

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Case Study: Perseverance Pays Off

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate Alliance focuses on investing in properties with strong fundamentals and then adding value to the properties we manage. But…

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Great Teams are Future Oriented

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate To succeed in business, strong teams are essential. There is no recipe for building a common culture and shared…

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Personality Tests Can Help With Hiring

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate Years in business have taught me that few things are as critical to success as building a great team….

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Are You a High Performer?

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate The subject of high performance is a frequent topic in my world. Why? Well, when you accomplish your goals…

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Choosing Partners and Success

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate It is time again for our monthly Q & A Q:  Ben, I respect what you do and admire…

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Hey Investors, Do You Know Your Vacancy Risk?

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate One of the fundamental errors in real estate investing is to ignore the risk of long term vacancy. Everybody…

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Our Favorite Real Estate Deal

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate There are many paths to a great investment. The key is finding a place where you understand the upside…

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When Is the Right Time to Buy a Home?

Real Estate December 7, 2021/Real Estate As a real estate professional, younger friends and acquaintances often ask me for advice on home buying. When is…

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Partners, Not Vendors

Real Estate December 6, 2021/Real Estate We’ve all heard the saying – A good team is greater than the sum of its parts. I totally…

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The Quickest Path Around an Obstacle

Real Estate December 6, 2021/Real Estate Whether it’s legal issues, zoning surprises, lease negotiations, tax surprises or something else, real estate deals always come with…

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Good Landlord, Good Business

Real Estate December 6, 2021/Real Estate   I want to continue the story we started last week about the property we just sold at a…

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Business Lessons From the NBA Trade Deadline

Real Estate December 6, 2021/Real Estate The NBA trade deadline just passed. The hot takes on who “won” and “lost” have me thinking about the…