Category Archives: Resources

Who Invented The Drive-Thru?

Where did the spelling come from? Before we get started, according to Wikipedia the spelling of drive-thru is a sensational spelling of the word through drive-through and both are acceptable. What is a drive-thru? The drive-thru is a type of take out service that businesses provide to enable customers to purchase products without leaving their […]

How Do Returns Work on Commercial Real Estate?

Commercial real estate investments generate returns in two possible ways: rental income and property appreciation. Rental Income Rental income is generated by renting to a tenant or multiple tenants. This rental income becomes cash flow or revenue for the equity owner(s) of the property, aka a cap rate. For commercial real estate investments offered through […]

What Are The Different Types of Commercial Leases?

Buckle up!! We’re breaking down the different types of commercial leases. The Basics: Gross Lease/Full Service Lease What you need to know: With this lease type, the tenant’s rent includes all property operating expenses such as property taxes, utilities, maintenance, etc. More specifically, these operating costs and expenses are borne by the landlord out of […]

Top 5 Questions About Syndicated Real Estate Deals

What is real estate syndication? Real estate syndication is a way for investors to pool their financial resources to invest in properties much bigger than they could afford or manage on their own. The goal is to generate passive income.  How are deals put together? The person or company who put the deal together (the […]

3 Questions To Ask When Looking For Pandemic Proof Commerical Tenants

From negotiating rent breaks to tenants going bankrupt, if you’re a landlord during this time you’ve likely been hit in one way or another by this pandemic. Your once stable real estate investment may be in trouble. However, there are a few tenants that may be deemed “pandemic proof” coming out of this. Here are […]

Just Launched! Meet The addy Podcast

We’re always looking for creative ways to bring real estate news directly to you in the formats you love. That’s why we’ve officially launched The addy Podcast! We’ve just released our first 3 episodes and tune in every Monday to catch the latest one. Episode #1: The Price of Tomorrow with Entrepreneur and author, Jeff […]

eBook: Real Estate Technology For A Changing World

Technology is changing the way the world operates and the real estate industry is no exception. Excel spreadsheets that were once the norm are becoming increasingly less common as new software hits the market. It’s time to say goodbye to manual processes for investor management, property management, investment asset tracking and more. But how do […]

4 Tips For Writing A Kick-Ass Rental Property Ad

We spoke with Randy and Steve of The REINVESTORS in a recent webinar on “Landlording During a Crisis” about how to recruit great tenants. The first strategy? A great rental ad. Here are their 4 steps for crafting the perfect ad: Step 1) Set expectations at the top of the ad This eliminates unnecessary emails […]