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Those of you who follow our content at RealData.com -- newsletters, books, articles and software -- know that we stress maximizing your chances for success through understanding the metrics of investment property. Whether you're scrutinizing a piece of property you already own, one you want to se...
09/28/2009
We were pleased to see this article in the Hamilton County (Tennessee) Herald about RealData and about our "mission" to educate real estate investors. As they discuss in the article, we try to do this through my books, articles and teaching -- as well as through our software. Thanks, Herald.
07/24/2009
My thanks to Entrepreneur Magazine for the interview with me that they published in their July, 2009 issue.  The article is titled, "Real Estate's New Reality," and you can find it online at http://tinyurl.com/mqbrhv or in their print edition. My thanks to them also for plugging my latest book, ...
06/29/2009
Our big news this month is about a major upgrade to one of our top software apps. Since 1983 income-property developers have been using "CID" to help them with project cost analyses and budget pro formas for build-and-hold as well as build-and-sell scenarios. So --- if you're developing an apartm...
06/15/2009
Is it better to invest in residential property or commercial? I hear this question fairly often, and it should come as no surprise that there isn’t a one-word answer. You’ll arrive at your best choice – the one that maximizes your chances for success – by working through a decision process that i...
05/08/2009
I was pleased to see that Commercial Investment Real Estate, the magazine of the CCIM Institute, featured my latest book, Mastering Real Estate Investment in their May/June 2009 issue Buyers Guide (p. 45). The piece is entitled "Beyond the Basics," and I think they were right on the money, so to ...
05/01/2009
It's no secret that there are a lot of housing  and condo projects that are distressed and in need of a rescue. A common scenario we've been seeing is one where an investor is looking to purchase an entire project at a low price with the idea of renting existing units for several years, and then ...
04/28/2009
Elsewhere in this blog, I've mentioned my latest book, Mastering Real Estate Investment: Examples, Metrics, and Case Studies -- a sequel of sorts to What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow. FYI, my software company, realdata.com, is running a promotion until March 15.  Buy a...
02/20/2009
Breaking News! I will be teaching a new series of continuing education classes in real estate investment analysis. The first series will be held in Bridgeport, CT in March. For those of you who are familiar with my books, I will be covering many of the same topics I discuss in What Every Real Est...
02/16/2009
A reader of one of my books wrote to me recently with a very worthwhile question. When we build a pro-forma analysis of future cash flows from a real estate investment, why do we annualize those cash flows instead dealing with them on a monthly basis? After all, rent is typically collected and bi...
02/10/2009
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