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Why Are Real Estate Investors Interested In Condo Deconversions?

Why Are Real Estate Investors Interested In Condo Deconversions?

Many condo owners in Chicago are curious about why commercial real estate investors are interested in buying their units as well as their neighbors' units in a bulk sale referred to as a condo deconversion. Value, equity, risk/reward and cash flow are commercial real...

RE Journals: Best of the Best 2019

RE Journals: Best of the Best 2019

Kiser Group is honored and proud to be named one of the Midwest's Top Brokers in RE Journals Best of the Best 2019. This is possible because of our wonderful clients and Kiser Group's hard-working team.       Read Article...

Wrigleyville’s Development Impact on Vintage Apartments

Wrigleyville’s Development Impact on Vintage Apartments

Known for being the home of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, Wrigleyville has experienced a surge of real estate development from residential to hotel to retail in the last few years.    Recent Developments Since the purchase of the Chicago Cubs in 2009,...

Interest Rates Dropped: What it means for the multifamily market

Interest Rates Dropped: What it means for the multifamily market

The Federal Reserve announced yesterday that interest rates had been lowered. There has been an anticipation of the Fed dropping rates, and the market was expecting a 25 basis point reduction. What does it mean for multifamily investors?   Stronger Cash-On-Cash...

Value-Add Mistake: Not “Delivering” On Resident Package Solutions

Value-Add Mistake: Not “Delivering” On Resident Package Solutions

The benefits and ease of receiving so many of life’s essentials through the mail have been great for society and also a big headache for residential property management teams. Developers and property managers have made many notable missteps in handling the increasing...

I Wish I Knew This Before Buying My First Investment Property

I Wish I Knew This Before Buying My First Investment Property

I started investing in apartment buildings in 2014. Today, I own 140 units across seven buildings, have successfully flipped several homes, and there are a few things I wish I knew before investing. A first-time real estate investor can find success by hiring property...

Why You Should Invest In Berwyn & Cicero Multifamily Properties

Why You Should Invest In Berwyn & Cicero Multifamily Properties

By Matt Halper, Kiser Group Berwyn and Cicero are western suburbs of Chicago that are closely situated near hotbeds of multifamily activity. Oak Park, which is north of both Berwyn and Cicero, continues to develop more multifamily properties and be one of the most...

Catch Up On Our Most Read Multifamily Blog Posts 

Catch Up On Our Most Read Multifamily Blog Posts 

Kiser Group’s brokers are industry experts known for sharing market knowledge and mentoring new brokers. The Kiser Group blog is another place for our brokers to dive into topics and conversation points they find interesting and worth further discussion. Now that Q2...

Condo Deconversion: Just a trend or here to stay?

Condo Deconversion: Just a trend or here to stay?

The shifting balance between apartment values and condo values will dictate the frequency of deconversions, but the appreciation potential for the majority of low-priced condominiums is very limited. In addition, there will always be condominium properties that fall so far behind on their maintenance that a deconversion becomes the only viable exit option for current owners.  
The Good, Bad & Ugly of Investing in Chicago Multifamily

The Good, Bad & Ugly of Investing in Chicago Multifamily

I’ve been hearing hesitancy from investment groups regarding investing in Chicago. Every day I’m talking with clients about anything from headlines to taxes to pension problems so I thought I would dig into the good, bad and ugly of investing in Chicago’s multifamily market.

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