Real Estate Investing Articles

Read our thoughts on the industry and how you can work toward achieving permanent wealth through multifamily apartment investing.

Accredited Investor

Accredited Investor Defined

“Learn the history, definition, and confusion behind what makes someone an accredited investor.” So you want to invest in private placements? Welcome to the club! With more than a trillion dollars worth of investment...

Regulation D

Understanding Regulation D

If you’re an accredited investor interested in private placements, then you should get comfortable with and have an understanding of Regulation D of the securities code. Now if you’re like most people, brushing up on securities law...

Real estate due diligence is key to success

Real Estate Due Diligence: A 7 Step Process

Real estate due diligence is essential, as every day in the United States commercial real estate changes hands. Brokerage firms handle the vast majority of these transactions. For a fee, these sales and marketing professionals create...

Multifamily financing

Multifamily Financing – A Primer

Unless you hit the lottery or you’re sitting on a massive hoard of cash, you’re going to need commercial multifamily financing to buy properties. As a private multifamily real estate acquisitions and asset management firm we do that,...

How to be successful in real estate

How To Be Successful In Real Estate

How to be successful in real estate is a question that millions of would-be investors ponder. The U.S. real estate industry is worth trillions of dollars. And many would love to tap into its wealth building potential. But being a real...

real estate syndication

Real Estate Syndication Best Practices

Winston Churchill once described Russia as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. For some investors, the subject of real estate syndication is equally perplexing. While Churchill’s description of Russia remains apropos...

Why invest in real estate - top 5 reasons

Why Invest In Real Estate – Top 5 Reasons

Why invest in real estate? As a multitrillion dollar industry and the third largest asset class in the United States, commercial real estate has always been a viable option for investors. However, over the last several years we have...

Top 10 real estate investing tips

Top 10 Real Estate Investing Tips

Top 10 real estate investing tips from 37th Parallel Properties. When it comes to long-term investing, real estate regularly ranks as the number one option for adults in the United States. In fact, 34 percent of Americans consider real...

optimize apartment investment

Optimizing Your Apartment Investment

Professional commercial real estate investors consider apartments their businesses, and that the best way to optimize their business performance is through NOI (Net Operating Income) optimization. There are three principal avenues to...

Analytics

Multifamily Continues Strong Performance

Here is the latest in economic and multifamily trends: Multifamily Continues Strong Performance A recent survey from PricewaterhouseCoopers highlights strong performance in the commercial multifamily sector and a positive outlook for...

Perfect Apartment Project

Finding the Perfect Apartment Project

In recent weeks, we have walked through the ideal criteria for a multifamily market, as well as the attributes of the most desirable submarkets. But even after you have narrowed your search to the most ideal location, you need to...

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5 Features of Every Great Multifamily Market

The Market Always Wins. Always. You can invest in a great looking property run by an excellent management team, but if that asset is in a bad market, you will at best tread water. More often than not, you will lose money. While the...

The New American Dream

The one thing you should never do if you want to retire is…..invest in the stock market. The American Dream is going away and it is not coming back anytime soon. When it does return, it is likely we will not recognize it. For...

Wall Street

Wall Street’s Lost Decade

A Decade of Negative Returns Last week, the S&P 500 Index made news by hitting a 4 year high. While Wall Street shamelessly hyped this grand achievement, here is the reality: At a time when tens of millions of Americans are nearing...

New Kids on the Block

The Other Side of the Coin If we had a nickel for every article written about the Baby Boomer generation, we would most likely be living in the Caribbean sipping umbrella drinks and thinking about an afternoon nap. The ubiquitous...

Aerial City

A Tale of Two Storms – Multifamily Investing

The Wall Street Thrill Ride The last few weeks have been the worst kind of roller coaster for an investor with money in the stock market. Wall Street is seeing several factors influence trading and none of them are good. Debt crises...

Baby Boomer’s Boon on Apartment Investing

The most significant factor for apartment investors is the Baby Boomer’s move from homeownership to renting. 2011 is the 65th birthday for the Baby Boomers as they continue to impact every facet of America’s economics. Boomers...

2 Pillars of Apartment Investment Value

Retaining and increasing the value of your apartment investment is fundamental to your long term survival. It is Warren Buffet’s number 1 rule: “First rule of investing..Don’t lose money” To follow that rule...

Investment Property and Permanent Wealth

Investment Property and developing Permanent Wealth are a key parts of the 37th Parallel Properties investment philosophy and approach. It is a slightly different concept than just net worth, and it is worth understanding the...

Are You an Investor or a Gambler?

3 Ways to Tell if You are an Investor or a Gambler Real estate investing is a wonderfully lucrative, empowering and life changing venture.  But it needs to be approached with the right mindset if you want to realize success. We have...

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