Thursday, November 17, 2016
Uncertainty dominated the commentary written by key real estate analysts trying to forecast how the apartment industry and economy overall will be affected by the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. President.
Most industry groups, admittedly, said they were caught off guard by the result, and they, no doubt, will continue to analyze the situation between now and Inauguration Day.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Shrewd apartment owners understand that the greatest financial value in an apartment transaction can be had during the acquisition—not the exit.Industry veteran Ian Mattingly, President of LumaCorp in Dallas, speaks from experience. He is part of a management team that carries more than 90 years of investor experience when it comes to applying due diligence. LumaCorp owns 24 communities that...
Monday, June 6, 2016
A simple question from a student in a pool class turned into a fantastic discussion recently. The question that opened up the potentially view changing realization was: “My pool inspector is coming tomorrow, what should I do differently?”
Not being familiar with local swimming pool code and operations I opened the question up to the class at large. The responses were wide ranging and potentially...
Monday, February 8, 2016
Apartment Industry Advocates,On March 8th and 9th NAA will host its annual Capitol Conference and bring before Congress some of our most important issues. I say some because there are of course many, many concerns about which we would love to bend a Representative or Senator’s ear. To really be effective, however, we have to hone in on a couple of topics. This year those issues are reform of the...