Taxes & The State of Evanston’s Multifamily Market

Taxes & The State of Evanston’s Multifamily Market

I don’t think it’s ground-breaking to say that Evanston has been ground-zero for the new assessment methodology coming out of the Cook County Assessor’s office. Anyone reading the news on this topic has read about instances where the 2019 assessed value of real estate...
Forbes: Will Apartments Be A Good Investment In 2020?

Forbes: Will Apartments Be A Good Investment In 2020?

When I wrote a 2019 outlook article in January, the market was experiencing rent stagnation, and we were also expecting increases in interest rates in the first quarter of 2019. My advice was to focus on fundamentals, hone your investment strategy and...
Forbes: Are Apartments A Good Investment In A Recession?

Forbes: Are Apartments A Good Investment In A Recession?

The short answer is yes — apartments historically are sound no matter the economic winds, but especially so during a recession. The long answer includes defining “recession,” understanding the recessional impact on different apartment asset classes and examining debt...
Top Apartment Investing Advice from Lee Kiser

Top Apartment Investing Advice from Lee Kiser

Over the past couple of years, I’ve contributed advice articles to the Forbes Real Estate Council about apartment investing, building a career as a multifamily broker and starting a brokerage firm. Below are my top five favorites for multifamily investors, both new...
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