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1303, 2019

Landscaping: Fertile Ground for Adding Value to Your Property

  There are many ways to add value to an existing property, and one of the best is to invest in professional landscaping. A coveted multi-family property has curb appeal, meaning residents should feel a sense of pride as they approach the entrance. It also [...]

603, 2019

Rehabbing is all the Rage

Never before has there been a greater demand for housing -- especially affordable housing. Michael Hobbes, writing for Huffpost.com in June 2018, cited the grim numbers in a report from the Joint Center For Housing Studies at Harvard University and concluded that the housing crisis [...]

2702, 2019

Flipping is Often a Flop

It looks so easy on TV: Someone buys a distressed real estate property, invests in repairs and upgrades, then re-sells it -- and quickly! -- for a handsome profit. If only life imitated art. While the multitude of television shows about house-flipping led to a [...]

1102, 2019

Attracting Tenant-Buyers With Augmented Reality

When home ownership is a dream but not a reality for your potential clients, there is a way to keep their business. The happy medium between renting and owning is to be a tenant buyer. These types of occupants rent properties that eventually they’d like [...]

402, 2019

Delay Game: How a Labor Shortage Is Affecting Construction

There are, increasingly, construction projects to be done, and not enough workers to do them. According to US News & World Report, some 225,000 projects were undertaken across the U.S. each month in early 2018, but a whopping 91 percent of the contractors who undertook [...]

2801, 2019

The Seasonality of Demand

When investing in multi-family properties, how do you avoid what feels like a free-for-all scavenger hunt? The key to success is timing your purchase to the location, seasonality, and market trends. Here are the ways to navigate each.   Region For the whole country, the [...]

Michael Zaransky
Michael Zaransky
Co-CEO at Prime Property Investors, Ltd. Managing Principal at MZ Capital Partners