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Commercial Real Estate Cap Rates 101

In commercial real estate, the cap rate is often thrown around as the ultimate measurement for investment success.  Brokers and […]

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Danger Zone! Understanding the Perils of a Concentrated Portfolio

Investing legend Stanley Druckenmiller once said, “The greatest investors make large, concentrated bets where they have a lot of conviction.”  […]

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A Rundown on Investing through Self-directed IRAs

Employer-matched 401(k), Roth IRA and/or traditional IRAs are widely used retirement savings accounts. Why? They provide tax benefits, drive lucrative […]

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Economics 101: Time Value of Money

Behind door number 1 is $100,000, which will be deposited in your bank today. Open door number 2, and you […]

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Data Sources We Use

Economic Indicators from US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Economic Indicators for the US from Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Apartment Investment Market Index from Freddie Mac
Commercial Property Price Index from Green Street Advisors

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