Apologies for the light posting. Have been tied up with investor calls, emails and meetings for the last few weeks. In any event, am heading down to the IMN conference in Laguna Beach today. Will be speaking on the Emerging Manager Panel at 11:45AM tomorrow (Thursday, 1/17/19). Hope to run into some of you there.
Am in the market for a new intern, and figured I’d see if you people can help. I hired my last intern, David, maybe four years ago. He worked for us part time during college, then came on full-time immediately after graduating. At first, he was just my assistant. Over time, as he gained experience
Just had an interesting exchange on a call with the other people participating in my panel at IMN’s Winter Opportunities conference. Our moderator, an attorney experienced in putting together large real estate funds, asked the panel about our experience transitioning from raising capital on a deal by deal basis to raising commingled funds. I piped
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
For years, I struggled with whether I should keep writing this blog. On the plus side, the blog has introduced me to hundreds of people who became brokerage clients, property management clients and/or investors in our deals. On the negative side, I have educated a whole legion of people who compete with me for deals,