Capitalization rate: How to use cap rate in your real estate investing

The good folks over at Property Metrics wrote this very helpful blog post about capitalization rates in real estate investing. The post explains what cap rate is, how to calculate it, when investors should use it, as well as some alternatives that some investors use. In my opinion, cap rate is one of the key […]

5 changing trends in marketing that real estate investors need to know about

A lot of the writing I do is for for real estate investors, and I do that kind of work over at my other website, Real Estate Investing Copywriter. I recently posted a blog post over there called Real Estate Investing Copywriting: 5 changing trends you need to know. If you’re a real estate investor […]

The paradox of risk: Why most people want certainty but gamble anyway

Here are a couple of conundrums for you: #1: Would you rather… … have the certainty of $100? … take the gamble of a 1% chance of $0, 89% chance of $100, 10% chance of $500? #2: Would you rather… … take the gamble of 89% chance of $0 and 11% chance of $100? … […]

Is it risk when you know the outcome?

I just started reading a book yesterday called Strategic Risk Taking: A Framework For Risk Management. It’s by Aswath Damodaran, Professor of Finance at NYU’s Stern School of Business. In chapter 1, Damodaran introduced the concept of risk and provided a couple of definitions for risk from different perspectives, as well as what factors are […]

Reading ‘Strategic Risk Taking: A Framework for Risk Management’ by Aswath Damodaran

I’m reading Strategic Risk Taking: A Framework for Risk Management by Aswath Damodaran. What an amazing book. I’m going to be blogging about it in the next week or so as I chew through the book and think about what it means. (Affiliate link) Risk is a crazy thing: It’s hard to define and easily […]