Results for ‘Building Adaptive’ category

Apologies for the lack of posts!

My wife, Lucy, and I just welcomed a new addition to our family: Baby Giles, age 8 days or so. I decided to take an extended paternity leave this time of 2.5 days. Am back in the office now and crazy busy with the deals we have in escrow for our funds / partners /

Dealing with buyer conflicts

One of the issues I deal with periodically is “buyer conflict”. By buyer conflict, I mean the situation where multiple buyers with whom we are working decide to offer on the same piece of property. As you might imagine, this presents a problem: We always want to help our clients get what they want, and

Navigating the broker/principal divide

One of the weird things about our business is that I am both a broker and a principal investor.¬†That means I look at deals for other people and for myself. Who cares? Other brokers. Brokers make money as middlemen. Their goal is to know who’s selling and who’s buying and match the two together. Simple,

How I pick agents

Was just thinking about the commonalities among the sales agents we’ve recruited to Adaptive Realty, Inc. and thought it might make interesting for everyone. Here’s what we look for: 1. Integrity – This one is obvious. I can tolerate mistakes (the first time someone makes them; not the second). But I absolutely can not tolerate

Why I don’t write much about our funds

Got an email from a reader recently asking me why I don’t write more about the funds we run. Believe me, I’d love to! The problem is that I don’t want to run afoul of securities regulations, which prevent the open advertising / marketing of unregistered securities. The reasoning behind these regulations is sound: The

Page 42 of 43« First...102030...3940414243