How to Underwrite Preferred Equity

How to Underwrite Preferred Equity

Preferred equity is a unique investment strategy which has the some of the benefits of both debt and equity in order to provide favorable risk-adjusted returns. Read this article to understand the basics of preferred equity. The process of underwriting a preferred...
Solving For the Right Return Hurdles

Solving For the Right Return Hurdles

A critical, yet less talked about component of underwriting is return pricing. Certain return metrics and hurdles must be used to determine an appropriate price to pay for an asset. For example, you may be an IRR driven investor and therefore will solve for a certain...
Optimizing Rent Vs Occupancy

Optimizing Rent Vs Occupancy

It is a commonly accepted fact that if a multifamily property is running consistently at 100% occupancy, that means rents are too low. This statement assumes that the appropriate course of action is to raise rents at the likely expense of occupancy. Obviously, a large...
How to Win Deals in Today’s Market

How to Win Deals in Today’s Market

For a while now, prices have been very high, and the market very competitive. Good deals both on and off market do exist but they are very rare and require a ton of work to find. However, just because there is a tiny percentage of good deals out there, does not mean...