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Landmark Links April 28th – It’s Lit

  Lead Story…. Over the past couple of weeks or so, there have been a ton reports and stories about the real estate market heating up.  It turns out that a lack of supply, an improving economy and rising mortgage rates bringing in people off the sidelines have led to what could be one of the best […]

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Landmark Links April 25th – Myth Busters

  Lead Story… What a week.  Back in the office today after a fun weekend in Cabo.  I’m a bit limited on time but thought that these two myth-busting articles about the real cost of a college education and Millennial job hopping were fascinating: Myth Busters Part 1: Yes, sticker prices are high but the actual […]

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Landmark Links April 18th – Buy Low

  Lead Story….. Quick programming note: I won’t be posting on Friday as I’m heading out of town for a wedding.  In fact, I’m going to be the wedding officiant when my sister-in-law and future brother-in-law tie the knot.  It’s the first time I’ve ever officiated wedding and, needless to say, I’ve been busy getting ready. […]

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Landmark Links April 14th – Shakedown Street

  Lead Story… Important disclaimer: Landmark was involved on the capital raise for a project that I’m going to write about today.  However, neither I, nor my partners as individuals, nor Landmark have an ongoing economic interest in said project.  I want to be fully transparent up front even if certain other people involved in today’s Lead […]

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Landmark Links April 11th – Flipping Out

  Lead Story… Circus magnate PT Barnum is often credited as the source of the infamous quote that “there is a sucker born every minute” despite the fact that there is no actual evidence that he ever uttered those words.  In fact the aphorism is more likely attributable to Joseph “Paper Collar Joe” Bessimer an infamous con-man.  If […]

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Landmark Links April 7th – Crank it Up

  Lead Story… One of the hallmarks of the housing bubble was mortgage equity withdrawal.  The market was soaring and anyone with a pulse could get a mortgage with little to no money down and then watch their net worth grow (at least on paper).  As this happened, home owners felt wealthier and wanted a way […]

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How The Residential And Multifamily Sectors Are Changing

How The Residential And Multifamily Sectors Are Changing NEWPORT BEACH, CA—The most relevant change in the residential and multifamily sectors is the level of sophistication that is now required, which calls for teams with individuals who contribute specialized knowledge and relationships, Land Advisors Organization’s David Kidder tells GlobeSt.com. Kidder was recently appointed president of LAO’s […]

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Landmark Links April 4th – Nothing in Between

  Lead Story…. Visit any older city in the US and you will probably find lots of smaller apartment buildings dotting the landscape in core residential neighborhoods.  Almost without exception, these buildings are older.  Smaller apartment buildings were once a key feature of development in cities but are rarely built anymore for a variety of reasons. This lack […]

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