The Biggest Misconception Series

Real Estate Underwriting & The Myth of “Conservative” Labeling

Real Estate Underwriting & The Myth of “Conservative” Labeling   Almost four years ago, I had an in-person appointment to discuss a prospective real estate syndication with a well-known operator that was local to me. At that time, I had been investing in small residential rentals for six years, but I was brand new to …

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The Biggest Misconceptions About Real Estate Syndications #3: Only Invest in What You Know

The Biggest Misconceptions About Real Estate Syndications Part 3 in a 3-Part Series   In my book, The Alternative Investment Almanac: Expert Insights on Building Personal Wealth in Non-Traditional Ways, I had the honor of interviewing some of the best investors in the alternative investment space and asking them all the same series of questions. …

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The Biggest Misconceptions About Real Estate Syndications #2: Syndications Are Tax Friendly

The Biggest Misconceptions About Real Estate Syndications Part 2 in a 3-Part Series   In this article, we dive a bit deeper into some faulty preconceived notions that many newer investors hold about real estate syndications and reveal time-tested truths about these unique investment vehicles.   MISCONCEPTION #2: Syndications Are Tax Friendly   Real estate—specifically, …

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The Biggest Misconceptions About Real Estate Syndications #1: Syndications Are Completely Passive for a Limited Partner

The Biggest Misconceptions About Real Estate Syndications Part 1 in a 3-Part Series   When it comes to syndication investing, I encounter a lot of myths that either deter investors from participating in what could be a great deal for them or cause issues down the line due to a disconnect between reality and their …

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