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CRE Investing

  • newYou’re Making More $Money$ – So Why Are You Not Getting Wealthy?
    It may not be fun or glamorous to put yourself on a stringent budget, but it is what separates the trajectories of two people who earn the same income. Becoming wealthy is not as much fun as spending everything you earn today, but being wealthy is…
    - 15 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 4:00pm -
  • Is Gentrification Caused By Fix & Flip Investors Rehabbing Properties?
    Boy was I shocked to find my city on the list of Top 10 U.S. cities that are gentrifying the fastest. According to experts, gentrification happens when three things occur simultaneously: Long time residents of an area are displaced/removed, Physi…
    - 5 days ago 17 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • 3 Warning Signs To Buying A Mobile Home Lemon
    This article is designed to help provide the newbie mobile home investor with some foresight to notice some not-too-common red flags that you will find while investing in individual mobile homes inside of pre-existing mobile home communities. The thr…
    - 8 days ago 14 Aug 17, 2:39pm -
  • Real Estate Success – Amazing Every Day Joe’s Making Easy REI $$
    Every week in our real estate investing discussion forums investors share about the deals that they are working on or about how they just successfully closed on an investment deal. Often times all we hear about or even dream about are the big kille…
    - 14 days ago 8 Aug 17, 4:45pm -
  • Use Your Retirement Money to Invest in Real Estate!
    If you’re a full-time real estate investor, you probably have some properties reserved to fund your retirement. However, if you’re a regular investor trying to diversify your portfolio through real estate investments, you may find it difficult to…
    - 14 days ago 8 Aug 17, 3:24pm -
  • Have You Heard About This FSBO Site –
    I just discovered this really cool website! is awesome. Awesome for investors looking to sell their own property as well as for investors looking for FSBO leads. Here is a brief description from their website: “Fizber is a free listing…
    - 19 days ago 2 Aug 17, 10:00pm -
  • Popular Ways to Sell a Used Mobile Home
    As investors we not only have to think of our sellers when we are purchasing our mobile homes, however we have to understand the mindset of our buyers and sell with our buyers in mind. Below are 3 mobile home investment selling strategies that are …
    - 21 days ago 31 Jul 17, 9:15pm -
  • Entrepreneur Is a Tricky Word
    There are fundamental problems with the word entrepreneur. First of all, it’s hard to say. Everyone seems to pronounce the French ending differently. It’s even harder to spell. Why do the e’s and u’s always end up in the wrong place? Even…
    - 26 days ago 27 Jul 17, 3:05pm -

Capital Spectator

  • newChicago Fed: US Economic Growth Is Close To Historical Trend
    The US economy in July expanded at a rate that’s fractionally below the historical trend, according to this morning’s update of the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI). The monthly measure of the benchmark dipped from +0.16 in June to -0.…
    - 18 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 1:13pm -
  • newEmerging Markets Stocks And Bonds Rise As US Shares Sink
    Equities and fixed-income securities in emerging markets took the lead last week, posting the biggest gains among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Meanwhile, US stocks fell for a second week, the first back-to-back…
    - 21 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 10:32am -
  • Book Bits | 19 August 2017
    ● Big Money Thinks Small: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing By Joel Tillinghast Summary via publisher (Columbia University Press) Investors are tempted daily by misleading or incomplete information. They may make a lucky bet, realize a siz…
    - 3 days ago 19 Aug 17, 11:02am -
  • A Brief Interruption In The Program…
    The world headquarters of The Capital Spectator will be closing for a long weekend, starting… now. Our regularly scheduled programming will return shortly — on Monday, Aug. 21, to be precise. Cheers!
    - 6 days ago 16 Aug 17, 3:14pm -
  • US Business Cycle Risk Report | 16 August 2017
    The US economy continued to exhibit a moderate growth bias through July. Although the monetary backdrop still presents a mild headwind, the majority of key indicators published to date suggest that recession risk remains low. Near-term projections of…
    - 6 days ago 16 Aug 17, 11:23am -
  • Currency Hedging: A Double-Edged Sword For Equity Investors
    The US dollar has had a rough ride so far in 2017. The Federal Reserve’s Trade Weighted US Dollar Index that tracks the major currencies has tumbled roughly 8% year to date through last week’s close. The greenback’s slide, however, has delivere…
    - 7 days ago 15 Aug 17, 12:10pm -
  • Rising Geopolitical Tension Lifts Foreign Bond ETFs
    Stocks, real estate securities, and high-yield bonds took a hit last week as saber-rattling between the US and North Korea triggered a moderate round of de-risking. The leading beneficiary from last week’s push into safe havens: foreign government…
    - 8 days ago 14 Aug 17, 11:31am -
  • Book Bits | 12 August 2017
    ● Will China’s Economy Collapse? By Ann Lee Summary via publisher (Polity Books) The recent downturn in the Chinese economy has become a focal point of global attention, with some analysts warning that China is edging dangerously close to economi…
    - 10 days ago 12 Aug 17, 10:31am -



CRE Show

  • Office Landlord Strategies
    Michael and his guests discuss the office market including forecasts, hot/cold markets, cycle expectations, mega trends impacting the market and progressive leasing strategies. Don’t miss guests Eric Harris and Mike Lipsey on performance leasing st…
    - 6 days ago 16 Aug 17, 6:15pm -
  • The U.S. Retail Revolution
    Michael and his guests discuss the retail market, including current performance, forecasts, and strategies related to bankruptcies, store closings and leasing.
    - 13 days ago 9 Aug 17, 5:55pm -
  • Self Storage Management, Development & Legal Issues - Part I
    Scott Zucker, deputy general counsel of the National Self Storage Association, and partner with Weissmann, Zucker, Euster, Morochnik P.C. shares important legal issues related to management, development, and websites.Part 1 of 2Part 2: https://yo…
    - 15 days ago 7 Aug 17, 1:01pm -
  • Self Storage Today
    Michael and his guests discuss the current state of the self storage industry in the U.S.
    - 20 days ago 2 Aug 17, 1:29pm -
  • NAA Leaders Speak Out At National Apartment Association Annual Conference
    Join Michael as he interviews leaders from the National Apartment Association about the legal, tax, marketing, financing and management issues impacting the multifamily sector and the U.S. real estate market.
    - 26 days ago 27 Jul 17, 6:39pm -
  • CRE Finance Council and Trepp Insurance Company Investment Performance Survey
    This illuminating survey tracks the performance of $227 billion in commercial mortgage investments across 27 insurance companies. Hear highlights and takeaways plus some valuable tips for borrowers and lenders.
    - 34 days ago 19 Jul 17, 1:29pm -
  • Top Ten Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate
    Scott Muldavin, 2017 Chair for the Counselors of Real Estate, joins Michael in studio to discuss the top ten issues affecting commercial real estate today.
    - 36 days ago 17 Jul 17, 2:50pm -
  • Top Ten Issues Affecting Commercial Real Estate
    Scott Muldavin, 2017 Chair for the Counselors of Real Estate, joins Michael in studio to discuss the top ten issues affecting commercial real estate today.
    - 40 days ago 13 Jul 17, 3:10pm -


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