ASK MIKE MONDAYS - Michael, how can I negotiate with the lender on a PCA report? (Property Condition Assessment)

When you purchase an apartment building, your lender typically requires a PCA. (Property Condition Assessment). The PCA is the eyes and ears for the lender. Yes, the appraisal verifies the value, but the PCA identifies health and safety issues on the property. Can someone get hurt on your property because of the existing deferred maintenance. It also determines the amount replacement reserves that the lender will need to collect with your monthly payment. Michael, discusses items that you need to know within the PCA report.

Episode 196 - Yes, you can have a FULL-TIME W2 job and own and operate a 143 unit building from across the country

Tony Lin lives and works in the San Jose area. He has a full time job as a computer software engineer. A few years ago he wanted to invest in single family homes outside of California. His business partner, Helen Lin, introduced him into the concept and benefits of multifamily investing. After seeing how the numbers worked and how you can make money in apartments…he was hooked. He invested, as a passive investor, in 10 apartment transactions. Helen introduced him to successful apartment syndicators Ken & Wind Yue. The Yue’s own over 2000 units. Ken & Wind took Tony and Helen under their wing and helped them sponsor their first deal. They acquired a stabilized, class B-/C+ property in Arlington, Texas in 2018. Tony explains how he structured their first transaction and how he operates the property from over 1700 miles away.

To contact Tony Lin: LINK.MULTIFAMILY@GMAIL.COM

Are you interested in learning more about how Multifamily Syndications work? Please visit www.spiadvisory.com to learn more about Michael Becker’s Real Estate Syndication business with SPI Advisory LLC.

ASK MIKE MONDAYS – Michael, I heard there are new rent control legislation in some states; what’s going on in New York City?

Michael chats about current and future rent control issues that apartment owners are facing today. Tenants are concerned about affordability. Landlords are concerned about providing a return on capital to their investors. Politicians are creating new rent control laws.
State of California Rent Control: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/11/business/economy/california-rent-control.html?searchResultPosition=1
State of New York Rent Control: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/12/nyregion/rent-regulation-laws-new-york.html?searchResultPosition=4
NYC Landlords Respond: https://www.npr.org/2019/07/17/742875001/new-york-landlords-call-rent-control-laws-an-illegal-taking-in-new-federal-lawsu

Episode 195 - What happens if $$$ from Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac dries up? You need options, right?

Your lender is usually your largest partner. They can bring in almost 80% of the funds needed to close your apartment transaction. In the last, few years Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been the primary lender for apartment syndications. Sponsors have loved Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac because of their execution and flexibility to provide NON RECOURSE, LONG FIXED TERMS, LONGER AMORTIZATION, INTEREST ONLY & SUPPLEMENTAL LOANS. But, what happens IF these Government Supported Entities start to restrict lending. What happens when your lender changes course? We discuss what is happening in the apartment lending market today and what additional loan options you can explore.
US Treasury Update on Future Proposals for Fannie & Freddie:
https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/Treasury-Housing-Finance-Reform-Plan.pdf
https://www.fhfa.gov/mobile/Pages/public-affairs-detail.aspx?PageName=FHFA-Revises-Multifamily-Loan-Purchase-Caps-for-Fannie-Mae-and-Freddie-Mac.aspx
Are you interested in learning more about how Multifamily Syndications work? Please visit www.spiadvisory.com to learn more about Michael Becker’s Real Estate Syndication business with SPI Advisory LLC.

ASK MIKE MONDAYS - What is going on with the 10 year treasury coming down and what will the impact be on apartment transactions?

10 year treasury is the primary index that Fannie & Freddie use for 10 & 12 year fixed rates. Michael goes into detail about the impact of falling rates will have on the economy. Also, Michael discusses a real-life apartment example on what happens when interest rates fall on a sale.

Episode 194 - Where are LONG and SHORT interest rates headed? Interest Rate Expert, JP CONKLIN with Pensford, explains what commercial real estate investors need to know

JP Conklin, with Pensford, advises some of the largest commercial real estate investors in the nation on where interest rates are headed. He lowers interest rate risk to commercial real estate borrowers by using different hedging strategies. His information is critical for investors to make the correct decision on the right loan product, maturity and risk tolerance. JP discusses falling interest rates and the general impact that it will have on future commercial real estate investing. Are we going to get a half point reduction from the Fed on October 30th? What will happen next year to rates? If you are a general partner, how do you hedge your risk? Should we take a FIXED or ADJUSTABLE rate? Listen and take notes from this discussion; because your limited partners will want to know.

To contact Pensford: Pensford.com

Are you interested in learning more about how Multifamily Syndications work? Please visit www.spiadvisory.com to learn more about Michael Becker’s Real Estate Syndication business with SPI Advisory LLC.

Old Capital Bonus Segment: Command Authority with Lane Beene - “Learning TAX STRATEGIES will help you become a better millionaire.”

Lane Beene is with Pilot Properties and owns almost 700 apartment units. This recently retired Lt. Colonel graduated from the US Air Force Academy and flew combat F16’s for over 28 years. Less than 15 years ago, he started with one single family home and turned that into a large multi-million dollar apartment portfolio…all during the time he was serving in the military. He is direct. He is smart. You need to listen to him if you are new to real estate investing. Why do so many millionaires own real estate? Tax advantages! Today, Lane discusses several tax advantages by owning investment real estate. This high level discussion brings some important theories that successful investors have used in the past. Please consult with your financial professional on what tax strategies will work best for you.