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What about oil prices?!

In case you missed it, we're closing on a fantastic multifamily investment in Oklahoma City. A couple investors have expressed a skepticism about the Oklahoma City market because they automatically assume it's 100% tied to oil prices. This is a terrible mistake!!...

Accredited Investor Letter

If you're an accredited investor, you can provide this letter to your accountant, investment advisor or attorney to fill out on your behalf. [embeddoc url="https://realbluespruce.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Accredited-Investor-Cert-Letter.docx" download="all"...

Video: Due Diligence Inspection Tips 🔥

We recently completed the inspection of a property we have under contract. We spent ☀️two days in 100 degree weather☀️ inspecting nearly 250 units. Fortunately, the air conditioners in these units are in great shape! 😎 We live streamed part of it on Facebook and we...

Cory Boatright’s “A-Ha!” Moment

[DJ here. This is a guest post from Cory Boatright, who is one of the smartest people I know. Not only that, he's also one of the most giving people I've ever worked with. I have some thoughts about his post, but I'm putting them at the bottom so you can see for...

Active vs. Passive Investing

There are only 24 hours in a day. How would you rather spend your time? Finding and executing on investment properties? Or talking to active investors and receiving returns from the comfort of your home? The primary difference between being an active investor and a...

Equity Splits in Real Estate Syndications

"The deal is an 8 pref with 70/30 equity split." Got it? No? Welcome to the world of equity splits, where deal makers throw around words like "preferred" and "waterfall." If you're new to syndications, these terms can be confusing and intimidating. If you don't...

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Over the past eight years, 8.9 million households have formed in the U.S., an average of 1.1 million per year. With this in mind, the number of people in the prime renter-age is expected to continue growing over the next few years. 2018 Multifamily Rent Growth Ends...

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In 2007, we told a story about the stability of housing prices, the prudence of bankers, and the ability of financial markets to accurately price risk. In 2009 we stopped believing that story. The Greatest Story Every Told What’s Your Frame of Reference for a...

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Ego Dropping: The Magic of Breaking Free from Self-Concern Irresistibly Irrational (We Are Not As Rational As We Think)

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