Results for ‘Building Adaptive’ category

Anatomy of a homerun

Thought I’d share numbers for a deal we just stabilized. Not going to share the address, because I don’t want to tip anyone off re neighborhoods, etc. Anyway, here goes: Acquired in Spring 2015 Stabilized approx. 13 months later All in for ~$2.37MM Stabilized rent roll of $262k Implied GRM of 9x (!) Forecast NOI of $190k

Some mildly annoying numbers

Just finishing a 4plex in a really cool, up-and-coming neighborhood that we renovated on behalf of an outside investor. Was reviewing the original pro forma and revising in light of what I believe the rents will be… and got an annoying surprise. Based on the original pro forma, this was not a deal that we

Appreciating Bloomberg’s Q&A with Henry Kravitz

It’s rare I read something in the business press that is directly relevant to me. After all, the number of people trying to build asset management businesses is vanishingly small; so small that it’s rarely worth anyone’s time to cater to us. So, it was with great interest that I read Bloomberg’s interview with Henry Kravitz,

Why we don’t sell

Pretty much every time I speak with a broker who is pitching me a deal to buy, she asks me if I intend to flip the deal when I’m done renovating. The reason for the question is obvious: There’s kind of a custom where, if a broker gets you a deal, you’re expected to hire

Beware fake Adaptive ads on Craigslist

Recently, we’ve had a little burst of scammers copying our rental ads and using them to rip people off. I suppose on some level, this is flattering… they probably feel like the pics of our units will get people fired up enough to wire money to Nigeria or where-ever the hell the scammer live. But I’m

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