015: Concepts and Strategies

We specialize in providing flexible short-term hard money and transactional loans for real estate projects. We also invest in equity of strong real estate projects with proper leverage and strong sponsors.

015: Concepts and Strategies

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Today’s episode of the Big Mike Fund Podcast is an overview of the concepts and strategies we have discussed thus far in the series. I don’t have a guest today, but I do have a lot of useful information about investing and real estate in general. I will go over some common terminology and give some insight on what it actually means in regards to an investment. So. we’ll talk about things like Return on Investment, speculating, appreciation, depreciation, and real estate funds.

Join me today for this primer on real estate investing and take notes so you know what you’re getting into with your next investment.

MINUTE MARKERS

00:00 — Introduction to the Big Mike Fund Podcast.

00:23 — Welcome to today’s summary of concepts episode.

01:05 — Investing vs. speculation and gambling.

03:36 — Why speculation doesn’t work and other progressive systems.

05:33 — The difference between Return on Investment and Return on Time.

08:33 — Why good investments have both cash flow and appreciation.

09:46 — The two components of appreciation.

10:54 — What is value add?

11:58 — The type of appreciation my team and I look for in our investments.

12:10 — Real estate as an asset class.

13:28 — The six points that make real estate a unique opportunity.

17:00 — How to find the best real estate opportunities.

20:04 — The difference between small real estate funds and big institutional REITs.

24:17 — What to consider when choosing a smart real estate investment fund.

34:50 — Diversification is the mother of all risk strategies.

35:10 — My parting thoughts for today.

35:17 — Outro to the Big Mike Fund Podcast.

RESOURCES

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Real Estate Investment Fund: How to Choose a SMART Real Estate Investing Fund: Top 10 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid Before Investing Into a Real Estate Fund (Private Money, REITs, Equity, Structure, Tax) by Mike Zlotnik