Monthly Archives: November 2011

The “Side Pockets” of Hedging Real Estate

Next in our “Hedge Fund Investment” series…

Real estate hedge funds information

The complex nature of hedge fund investing has inspired volumes of theoretical explanation on the directional nature of investing and event-driven strategies.  Warren Buffett himself has devoted much attention to the topic.  Arbitrage and equity markets and risk parity are buzzwords that economists use when debating the merits of hedge funds.

In the… Continue reading

Do Pets Make Good Tenants?

Next in our “The Role of the Tenant in Real Estate Investing” series…


The real estate investor in search of tenants often assumes that “no pets allowed” is a standard they should follow.  After all, pets are just a messy disaster in a rental property, right?

The answer, surprisingly, is a resounding…  WRONG!

In fact, if you really… Continue reading

Benefits of Investing in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Next in our “Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)” series…

The investment vehicle known as the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is an excellent option for the real estate investor to explore in today’s volatile economy.

Read additional information about the basic structure of a REIT

In a REIT, the investor enjoys several distinct benefits over traditional real estate investment… Continue reading

Our Insider’s Guide to Hedging Real Estate Investments

First in our “Hedge Fund Investment” series…

hedging realeste arizona phoenix

Savvy investors know that some investment vehicles are just better than others when seeking a high return on the investment dollar,  even if some risk is involved.  Really savvy investors know how to find the great investment opportunity with the significantly minimized risk.  Hedging real estate may just be the perfect storm…

With… Continue reading

REIT Investing in a Volatile Economy

First in our “Real Estate Investment Trust” (REIT) series…

A real estate investment trust, also known as a REIT (pronounced “reet”) is a special tax designation for purchasing income property in the name of a corporation.  Think of REITs as the real estate equivalent of what mutual funds are to stocks.  REITs are formed for the purpose of eliminating corporate income… Continue reading

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