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Successful Value-Add Investing Is More Than A Quick Renovation

Successful Value-Add Investing Is More Than A Quick Renovation

By Sam Boye, Kiser Group Many investors pursue opportunities in commercial real estate to complement their traditional stocks and bonds portfolios. Newer investors would be wise to stick with lower risk property types. In commercial real estate, these properties are...

How To Identify An Armchair Real Estate Investment

How To Identify An Armchair Real Estate Investment

By Matt Halper, Kiser Group Whether you are looking to diversify your portfolio for retirement or looking for a long-term investment outside of the stock market, acquiring an apartment building can be a great investment option. So - how do you find the right apartment...

What Multifamily Events Should Be On Your Radar in Chicago?

What Multifamily Events Should Be On Your Radar in Chicago?

Here are the events Kiser Group will be attending and participating in this summer:   April 25 - Join Kiser Group’s Noah Birk at State of the South Side RE Market. What’s in it for you? Hear from south side market experts, curated by The South Side Community...

Stop Overlooking Englewood Apartment Investments

Stop Overlooking Englewood Apartment Investments

The Englewood neighborhood in Chicago continues to be overlooked by the commercial real estate industry, particularly apartment investors. While people have cited crime and a challenging renter base as reasons they don’t invest in the neighborhood, there are three key investment parameters that are being overlooked. From cash flow to Opportunity Zones to new neighborhood development, Englewood is heating up.
The Best Amenities For Mid-Market Apartments

The Best Amenities For Mid-Market Apartments

By Kiser Group You’ve seen the headlines or read an article about elaborate amenities being added to Class A apartment buildings. Luxury apartment developers are increasingly competing  in the “amenity wars.” From coworking spaces to doggy daycare to bocce...

You Want to Sell Apartment Buildings? Read This First.

You Want to Sell Apartment Buildings? Read This First.

By Noah Birk, Kiser Group I often get asked, “Should I get into real estate brokerage?” I usually tell them “No”, mostly because I don’t want any extra competition…but I always tell them that it’s an incredibly risky business to get into with extremely high rates of...

Loyola’s Positive Impact on Roger’s Park Multifamily Investments

Loyola’s Positive Impact on Roger’s Park Multifamily Investments

By Kiser Group Loyola University Chicago is a key economic driver for the Roger’s Park neighborhood and multifamily. The main campus is a hub for 11,919 undergraduate students of which 2,774 are freshman students. As you go west of campus, rents begin an average...

Five Commercial Real Estate Trends I’m Paying Attention To In 2019

Five Commercial Real Estate Trends I’m Paying Attention To In 2019

By Andy Friedman, Kiser Group It already feels like 2018 is a distant memory as we enter the second month of the new year. Reflecting on last year, I thought I’d share some ideas on topics I find relevant and interesting and share why they are still on my radar for...

I’ve Inherited An Apartment Building. Should I Sell It?

I’ve Inherited An Apartment Building. Should I Sell It?

By Matt Halper, Kiser Group Real estate is a common asset a person can inherit. While most people may think of a house, it can even be an apartment building. An investment property such as a multifamily asset is not necessarily an armchair investment, and tenant...

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