The Real Estate Game

Author: William J Poorvu
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684855509
Release Date: 1999-09-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Describes the opportunities and risks of commercial and residential real-estate investment, offering advice on finding the right property, financing, development, and sale

Creating and Growing Real Estate Wealth

Author: William J. Poorvu
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 013270336X
Release Date: 2008-02-17
Genre: Business & Economics

“This well-organized book shows what a typical life in real estate is like so that newcomers can decide whether the field is right for them. It also offers advice on how to grow real estate investments for people who are already in the industry. Poorvu includes a variety of real world stories about people and their career experiences to make for an interesting read with a practical edge.” –Publishers Weekly “This new book by Bill Poorvu trumps any real estate book you’ve ever read.” –James Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer There are plenty of “get rich quick in real estate” books. This is not one of them. Your guide, William Poorvu, is a lifelong real estate investor and consultant, and former head of the real estate program at Harvard Business School. Drawing on his personal experience–and hundreds of interviews with many of the most successful real estate investors and entrepreneurs–Poorvu illuminates every stage of your “life” in real estate: creating wealth, growing it, and managing it successfully. He reveals the milestones, pitfalls, and rewards associated with real estate investing, offering powerful insight into the challenges and opportunities you’ll face as you start out...scale up...ride the industry’s cyclical waves and then leverage, share, or pass along the wealth you’ve created. This book contains dozens of real life personal stories, hands-on checklists, and questions to guide your decisions...and it delivers unparalleled insight into how the real estate industry really works: • Be strategic: choose your best route into the business Define your successful real estate career, and learn how to make it a reality •Build your foundation: your first job, your first deal Spot a great opportunity to add value, and jump on it • Scale up: build and sustain your success Hire a great team, manage them successfully, and find the capital you need to grow • Survive the downturns: be flexible and nimble Recognize new realities, adapt to them, and uncover the opportunities they create • Take stock: make the most of your success Balance your business, wealth, and family

Private Real Estate Investment

Author: Roger J. Brown
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080480367
Release Date: 2005-03-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Fiduciary responsibilities and related court-imposed liabilities have forced investors to assess market conditions beyond gut level, resulting in the development of sophisticated decision-making tools. Roger Brown's use of historical real estate data enables him to develop tools for gauging the impact of circumstances on relative risk. His application of higher level statistical modeling to various aspects of real estate makes this book an essential partner in real estate research. Offering tools to enhance decision-making for consumers and researchers in market economies of any country interested in land use and real estate investment, his book will improve real estate market efficiency. With property the world's biggest asset class, timely data on housing prices just got easier to find and use. Excellent mixture of theory and application Data and database analysis techniques are the first of their kind

Real Estate Development and Investment

Author: S. P. Peca
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470480270
Release Date: 2009-05-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Real Estate Development and Investment A Comprehensive Approach Written by real estate industry veteran Stephen Peca, this timely guide skillfully outlines the various phases of the real estate development process and addresses some of the most important issues associated with this discipline. Using numerous illustrations and anecdotes, this book takes you through the development process, from historical considerations and idea formulation to financial feasibility and asset disposition, while covering the entire cycle of real estate development for various property types. Topics touched upon throughout these pages include: The key factors affecting demand for different land uses and development The interaction of market research, financing, planning, contract negotiation, marketing, leasing, and property management The need for universal, current, and broad knowledge The importance of ethics in the development process The role of different professionals and companies involved in the development process Environmental considerations in real estate development And much more Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this reliable resource will help you gain a firm understanding of the functional skills necessary to be successful in this field and familiarize you with several often-overlooked-but essential aspects of commercial real estate development.

Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

Author: Roger Staiger
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351695114
Release Date: 2018-05-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling, Second Edition is specifically designed to provide the scalable basis of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory prior to providing a step-by-step guide for financial real estate model construction using Excel. The book introduces an innovative new financial metric, P(Gain), which quantifies the probability of a Return of Capital and answers the most basic question for investing, "What is the probability I get my money back?".? This new second edition has been fully revised and expanded. The book is separated into three functional units: (1) Real Estate Valuation Basics, Theory and Skills, (2) Real Estate Pro Forma Modelling, (3) Real Estate Pro Forma (Enhancements). New and enhanced Chapters cover:? Interest rates Amortization Single- and multi-family unit Development module Rent roll module Waterfall (equity bifurcation) Hotel, retail/office and townhouse. ? In addition, this new edition includes problem sets and solutions at the end of each chapter as well as case studies underpinning the chapter topics. Further chapters are dedicated to risk quantification and include scenario, stochastic and Monte Carlo simulations, equity waterfalls, and adding U.S. GAAP financial statements to existing real estate pro forma models. This book is the ideal textbook for a Real Estate Finance class, providing the theoretical basis of real estate finance as well as valuable modelling skills for the workplace. This book provides individuals with a step-by-step instruction on how to construct a real estate financial model starting with a new spreadsheet. The resultant model is portable, scalable, and modular. A companion website provides the pro forma models to readers as a reference for their own constructed models.

Global Property Investment

Author: Andrew E. Baum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444335286
Release Date: 2012-01-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Developments in the sophistication of global real estate markets mean that global real estate investment is now being executed professionally. Thanks to academic enquiry, professional analysis and entrepreneurial activity, backed by the globalisation of all investment activity, there is now an available body of material which forms the basis of this scholarly but practical summary of the new state of this art. The measurement, benchmarking, forecasting and quantitative management techniques applied to property investments are now compatible with those used in other asset classes, and advances in property research have at last put the ongoing debate about the role of real estate onto a footing of solid evidence. The truly global scope and authorship of this book is unique, and both authors here are singularly well qualified to summarise the impact and likely future of global innovations in property research and fund management. Between them, they have experienced three real estate crashes, and have observed at first hand the creation of the real estate debt and equity instruments that led to the global crisis of 2008-9. Global Property Investment: strategies, structures, decisions offers a unique perspective of the international real estate investment industry with: a close focus on solutions to real life investment problems no excessive theoretical padding a target of both students and professionals highly qualified dual-nationality authorship With many cases, problems and solutions presented throughout the book, and a companion website used for deeper analysis and slides presentations (see below), this is a key text for higher-level real estate students on BSc, MSc, MPhil and MBA courses worldwide as well as for practising property professionals worldwide in fund management, investment and asset management, banking and real estate advisory firms. Website: The companion website for this book at www.wiley.com/go/baumglobalpropertyinvestment offers freely downloadable resources: spreadsheets for deeper and fuller analysis (and sensitivity testing) of the cases and problems presented in the book PowerPoint slides for lecturers to accompany chapters related articles by the authors and others useful weblinks

Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur What It Takes to Win in High Stakes Commercial Real Estate

Author: James Randel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071621168
Release Date: 2008-07-17
Genre: Business & Economics

A front row seat into the world of high-stakes commercial real estate investing “A must-read book ... one of the best real estate investment books I have ever read. On my scale of 1 to 10, this unique book rates an off-the-charts 12.” ---Robert Bruss Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur is for the individual who is ready to get serious about investing. Not a rah-rah or get-rich-quick book, this book is for someone who is prepared to think about what he or she wants to accomplish. James Randel provides the how and why. James Randel has been a successful investor and educator for 25 years. He teaches investing through stories and anecdotes – bringing to the limelight not just his successes (and there are some amazing stories of these) but also his mistakes. His candor is instructive and entertaining. It is said that “those who can, do, and those who can’t, teach.” James Randel is a rare exception as he is both a highly successful investor as well as an excellent teacher. As said by Jeff Dunne, Vice Chairman of the largest real estate company in the world, CB Richard Ellis: “I’ve tracked Jimmy’s incredible run of successful real estate investments for 20 years and more recently invested very profitably with him. His new book is a must read for anyone interested in real estate investing.” If you are tired of the “same old, same old” and prepared to play in the big leagues, this book is calling your name.

Playing the REITs Game

Author: Dominic Whiting
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470822043
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Playing the REITs GAME. Asia's New real Estate Investment Trusts. A comprehensive guide to the history as well as detailing a thorough portrait of the fundamentals of the evolving REITs market in Asia. A wealth of information, this book highlights some of the winners, the losers, the shortfalls and the opportunities of this exciting and rewarding sector. It also provides an insight into the various regional markets and lists the REIT products available today. --Danny Mohr, Executive Director, REITs Asia, CB Richard Ellis REITs are fast becoming a growing force in Asia and this book explains what any investor needs to look for. Together with its well researched background to the evolution of REITs in Asia, it is also a fascinating read of industry professionals. --Guy Hollis, International Director, International Capital Group, Jones Lang LaSalle, Hong Kong A must-read for anyone interested in playing the REITs game in Asia. Well written, easy to read, comprehensive and yet concise. Case studies add color and flavor to the development of REITs in various Asian Countries. --Wen Khai Meng, Chief Executive Officer CapitaLand Commercial Limited CapitaLand Financial Limited The rapid growth of REITs has brought efficiency, liquidity and transparency to Asia's real estate markets. Dominic Whiting's book manages to capture the mood of investors and practitioners during this exciting period of change and gives a detailed blow-by-blow account of the story so far. Playing the REITs Game examines the sector from a wide variety of perspectives and will help introduce the sector to a wider audience. --Chris Reilly, CFA, Director of Property, Asia, Henderson Global Investors

Timing the Real Estate Market

Author: Craig Hall
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071465200
Release Date: 2004-01-21
Genre: Business & Economics

How to buy low and sell high in real estate Yes, timing is everything. In the real estate market, that means buying in markets that are ready to take off and cashing out before prices crash. In Timing the Real Estate Market, millionaire real estate entrepreneur Craig Hall reveals to America's 17 million real estate investors his secrets for maximizing profits, by knowing when to buy, when to sell, and what to do in between. Following Hall's savvy advice, real estate investors will learn: The seven major trends affecting real estate prices How to predict when real estate prices are poised to increase How to capture maximum profits by knowing when to sell How to add value to a property while waiting for the real estate market to pick up How to survive during a downturn--until the next market upswing

Fundamentals of Real Estate Investments

Author: Austin J. Jaffe
Publisher: South-Western Pub
ISBN: 0324139926
Release Date: 1994-12-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This book provides an introduction to the real estate investment process, including the basics of the investment decision, the environment in which the investment decision is made, the development of cash flow statements, and the applications of various investment criteria. Includes recent developments in computerized real estate investments.

Real Estate Finance Investments

Author: William Brueggeman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077650858
Release Date: 2015-01-05
Genre: Business & Economics

The Fifteenth Edition of Real Estate Finance and Investments prepares students to understand the risks and rewards associated with investing in and financing both residential and commercial real estate. Concepts and techniques included in the chapters and problem sets are used in many careers related to real estate. The material in this edition is also relevant to individuals who want to better understand real estate for their own personal investment and financing decisions. The Fifteenth Edition is designed to help students learn how to evaluate the risk and return associated with the various ways of investing and lending. Upcoming students who are interested in this field can use this book as a guide to perform the right kind of analysis to make informed real estate finance and investment decisions.

Maverick Real Estate Investing

Author: Steve Bergsman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471468797
Release Date: 2004-02-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Presents advice on buying and selling real estate from such experts as Donald Trump, Sam Sell, and Melvin Simon, covering such topics as making a good deal, cash flow targets, finding a perfect location, and overcoming negative responses.

Investing in Real Estate

Author: Gary W. Eldred
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118240021
Release Date: 2012-02-24
Genre: Business & Economics

The bestselling guide to real estate, newly revised for today's investors More than ever, investing in property today will set you on track to conquer financial uncertainty and build your long-term net worth. Investing in Real Estate, Seventh Edition offers dozens of experience- proven methods to convert these challenging times into the best of times. Whether you want to fix and sell or buy, improve, and hold, market savvy real estate investor Gary W. Eldred shows you how to achieve your goals. He provides time-tested ways to grow a profitable portfolio and shows you how property investing can deliver twenty-two sources of financial return. You'll learn how to negotiate like a pro, read market trends, and choose from multiple possibilities to finance your properties. This timely new edition also includes: Historical context to emphasize how bargain prices and near record low interest rates now combine to offer unprecedented potential for short- and long-term profits Successfully navigate and meet today's loan underwriting standards How to obtain discounted property prices from banks, underwater owners, and government agencies How to value properties accurately—and, when necessary, intelligently challenge poorly prepared lender appraisals Effective techniques to acquire REOs and short sales on favorable terms within reasonable time frames How to market and manage your properties to outperform other investors And much more! Join the pros who are profiting from today's market. All you need is the knowledge edge provided by Investing in Real Estate, Seventh Edition—the most favored and reliable guide to gaining the rewards that real estate offers. "This is the best how-to-invest-in-real-estate book available." —Robert Bruss INVEST NOW for Large Future Gains INVEST NOW for Increasing Cash Flows INVEST NOW for Lifetime Security