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How rising construction costs impact affordability

Everyone knows LA is in a housing crisis and everyone is talking about up-zoning as a potential fix. But, recently, a big part of the problem is that construction costs are skyrocketing… and that’s what I want to discuss today. What’s going on? The wipeout of 2007-9 crushed a lot of subcontractors (plumbers, framers, roofers,

Why are there vacant buildings for sale?

Lately, have seen a bunch of vacant apartment buildings come on the market for sale. Normal investors don’t buy vacant buildings, because banks generally won’t lend on them. So, these vacant buildings are being marketed to cash buyers who would presumably renovate and re-tenant them. Since a sale strategy that dramatically limits the pool of

Let’s behave ourselves

Have been stewing over the behavior of a few of our competitors, who skirt city law in order to drive up the returns they earn on deals. All businesses are subject to some level of government regulation. For a variety of reasons, including the fact that the assets are immovable, the ownership of rental housing

Long term holds

Why do real estate private equity investors sell assets? After all, most private owners of real estate generating really nice cashflow hold forever. And selling forces you to either re-place the capital via a 1031 exchange under duress (eg with a short window) or to pay huge tax bills. So, again, why do the smartest

How increasing replacement costs imply a widening investment moat

Experienced real estate investors know to keep an eye on replacement cost when considering rehab deals. The idea is to try to ensure your property will have a cost advantage vs. its neighbors. The thought process is pretty simple: When considering doing a project, you want to look at what it would cost a competitor

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