Monthly Archives: July 2018

Be Careful of Some Commercial Real Estate Listings

One thing I’ve noticed lately with commercial real estate listings across the country are the highly optimistic pro forma statements brokers use to justify the price of the property they are listing. I realize the brokers represent the seller and have a fiduciary responsibility to get the highest possible price. I get that. No one […]

Interest Rates of the Early 1980’s Compared to Interest Rates Today

Looking back at the early 1980’s, the investing environment was an absolute bonanza for long-term investors. At the time, it probably did not seem that way. Interest rates and inflation were EXTREMELY high. Because of these factors, the economy was not doing particularly well. Getting a mortgage on a home was not exactly a great […]