The Top 4 Ways a Multifamily Investment Makes You Money

Learn the ways a multifamily investment can generate good cash flow and increase your wealth over time.

With multifamily property investments, you have the potential to benefit from not one, not two, not three, but four sources of revenue that contribute to your ROI. 

In this article, I’m going to cut right to the chase and break down the four sources of returns associated with multifamily real estate investments. Buckle up.

Cash flow from rental payments

If it’s cash flow you’re after, commercial real estate is a pretty attractive option, and multifamily properties are arguably the strongest investment.

A quality, well-managed, strategically located multifamily property provides a steady stream of cash in the form of rental income. I’ll quickly run over how to calculate the cash returns generated from your multifamily investment. Start by multiplying the monthly rent per unit by the number of units to get the gross monthly cash flow. Then, take that...

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How the 2020 US Election Will Impact the Multifamily Market

I’m not sure if you already knew this, but there is an election coming up. And it’s kind of a big deal. 

Whether you talk to historians, economists, political scientists, medical health professionals, climate change experts, or your local dogcatcher, the general consensus is that the stakes of the U.S. presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have risen to unprecedented historical standards.  The outcome is likely to reverberate across all three branches of the U.S. government and—considering the central place the U.S. holds in the global financial system—the entire world. 

But the fate of American democracy and the future of the free world aside, what does this fulcrum election mean for multifamily real estate investments? 

During previous elections, we’ve seen investors become a little jumpy. Election years create instability in the stock market, and that uncertainty has a way of...

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Covid-19 Investor Update Part 3: Impact To Our Multifamily Apartment Investments

This past week, we published Part 1 of our Covid-19 Investor Update, focusing on our Pineapple Farm in Panama.  In Part 2, we looked at multiple Agricultural investments in Colombia. Our Part 3 today is focused on a few of our Multifamily investments in the United States.

Multifamily (also known as Apartment Buildings of 5 or more units for newbies) investments are the foundation of our wealth from a Real Estate investment perspective.  We believe value-add multifamily investments are the best asset class for medium-term cash flow AND long-term growth of our overall net worth. For those of you unfamiliar with this investment strategy....quick education:

What is a Value-Add Multifamily Syndication Investment and why you should invest in them

Let’s break it down. A real estate syndication investment is a way for investors like us to pool our financial capital to invest in properties and projects much bigger than we could afford or manage on our own. I add my...

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