Recently, have found myself giving advice to some recent college graduates beginning their careers in business. Figured I’d share here, since plenty of my readers are in the early stages of their careers and this is the advice I wish someone had given me. As always, my advice is worth what you’re paying for it.
If you have a lot of capital, you should mostly ignore conventional retirement advice. Your standard retirement planner assumes that you are going to build up a portfolio of assets over your working life, then liquidate that portfolio to fund your retirement. Because you will need to begin to liquidate at a certain date (say,
When I speak with potential capital providers, I hear two very different ways of thinking about investing in our projects. The first group of investors thinks about things in terms of a return target. These investors trust us and like what we do. They are concerned about where we are in the real estate cycle
In a recent email to investors in Adaptive Realty Fund 4, I wrote: “In our business, there are three types of variables (of varying degrees of magnitude): Things we can’t control… Things we can control… Things over which we have some, but not total, control…” Spent the rest of the letter discussing the most important
In today’s edition of Property Management Chronicles: Had two tenants in a unit They applied with no pets Decent-to-good credit, real jobs, etc. After approving them, they showed us paperwork for their three emotional support pitbulls No wanting to get in a huge fight, we let them in For the entire length of their tenancy,