The Significance of DFI and SEC

The Significance of DFI and SEC

For many professionals, the mention of DFI (Department of Financial Institutions) or SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) can elicit anxiety or trepidation. However, the primary role of these regulatory agencies is to bring order, structure, and transparency to...
Rethinking Rentals

Rethinking Rentals

We’d like to posit the question: Who told you that rentals are a good idea? Was it the memory of playing monopoly; the thrill of your opponent landing on your property— and paying you rent— that inspired good feelings about owning rentals? Maybe it was someone...
Market Update

Market Update

“The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” The phrase from the tale of Chicken Little is familiar to most of us— the chicken who panics easily. Sometimes we can find ourselves in the same frame of mind; especially when change is proceeded by what we have grown...
The Flipping Lie, Part 2

The Flipping Lie, Part 2

I recently had a unique conversation with a novice real estate investor who was beginning to question their strategy. It was the way he made the comment that caught me by surprise. It was delivered with the attitude of absolute certainty that I already knew what he...
The Commercial Calamity

The Commercial Calamity

“History does not repeat; but it does rhyme.” – Mark Twain You’ll never hear me claiming to be an economist or historian, but I am often asked to share my opinion on real estate from time to time. I am thankful to share my experience and insight for the benefit...

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