Many people who have full-time jobs are lured in to the idea of passively owning rental homes and the promise of “mailbox money.” Which is better: Apartment syndications or single-family rentals?
Using opportunity zones to re-invest our unrealized capital gains into projects that help local communities, we can defer and sometimes eliminate taxes on capital gains. Opportunity zones are designed to spur economic development and job creation in distressed communities.
Syndicators always ask their investors if they are accredited versus sophisticated investors, because it is required by law in the United States. Syndicators have to follow certain regulations set forth by the SEC in order to operate legally. There are 2 main categories of private placements, 506(b) and 506(c). Within these are certain restrictions affecting the kind of investors they can accept. This article will help explain which one you are.
Once you make your connections with lots of good syndicators who have met your screening requirements, you will start receiving offers to participate in investment opportunities on a regular basis. I seem to get several each and every week in my email inbox. Most look too good to pass up, but with so much to choose from, you need to exercise discipline and only choose the best of the best.
Underwriting in the context of commercial real estate simply means researching all the extenuating factors of an investment and mitigating its risks by allocating resources appropriately. In English: Doing your homework… Learning everything you can, leaving no stone unturned, and figuring out what the cash flows will look like based on the available evidence.