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How I quit worrying and learned to love raising capital

All the capital for my second through 12th deals came from one of my best friends from highschool. Once he forced me to start raising money from other people, I remember complaining to him that I hated raising capital. You should have seen the stupefied look on his face, right before he said: “You realize

Connecting the generations with real estate

Years ago, when we were still working on the Better Dwellings portfolio, before we started Adaptive, I remember having a conversation which I now realize contributed to my bias towards holding real estate permanently. Can’t remember who it was, but the person told me about checks he receives each quarter. The source of the funds?

Going into lease-up on a big project

We’re in lease-up on a wonderful complex in East Hollywood. Have posted some pics below. If you’re interested in a beautiful 2 bedroom apartment walking distance to Sunset Junction and the Red Line with parking and private outdoor space, reach out to Krystal [at] adaptiverealty [dot] com.

Why we’re sticking to our knitting

Regularly get asked the following questions: Are you planning to venture out to other cities? Start doing other product types (office, retail, etc.)? The answer to both is that I would love to branch out. Aside from the intellectual stimulation that comes from learning new things, expanding the pool of potential projects would allow us

Finishing up a five unit

Just finished a cool five unit building in an area we know really, really well. It’s actually the third building we’ve done on the same block! To be honest, we knew this deal was a great one the moment we got it under contract… it was so good that the broker tried to chase us

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