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  • Traditionally, real estate investment has been in each of the five main property types: retail, industrial, multifamily, office, and hospitality. Yet in the last decade or so, investors have been […]

    Thinking Outside the Box: 7 New Ways to Invest

    Traditionally, real estate investment has been in each of the five main property types: retail, industrial, multifamily, office, and hospitality. Yet in the last decade or so, investors have been […]

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  • Rock County’s tight multi-family market leads investors to new opportunities “Show me the MONEY!” is my favorite quote when talking to investors and property owners… it’s simple, short, and sums […]

    Show Me The Money!

    Rock County’s tight multi-family market leads investors to new opportunities “Show me the MONEY!” is my favorite quote when talking to investors and property owners… it’s simple, short, and sums […]

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  • Up until now, investing in real estate has been seen as an option only for the wealthy. But things may change soon with the creation of startups for crowdfunded real […]

    The Next Big Thing in Real Estate?

    Up until now, investing in real estate has been seen as an option only for the wealthy. But things may change soon with the creation of startups for crowdfunded real […]

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  • The boxes are back underneath the basement stairway. Decorations tucked away for another year and the credit card bill is due. As I reflect over the years of my youth […]

    Merry Christmas From the Family

    The boxes are back underneath the basement stairway. Decorations tucked away for another year and the credit card bill is due. As I reflect over the years of my youth […]

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  • The Shoe Store’s Closed! It is July and time for our annual escape/vacation to the north woods in my home state of Michigan. As penance for spending most of that […]

    The Shoe Store’s Closed!

    The Shoe Store’s Closed! It is July and time for our annual escape/vacation to the north woods in my home state of Michigan. As penance for spending most of that […]

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  • The age old question, If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”, came to me while sitting at […]

    I’m Just Ask’n

    The age old question, If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”, came to me while sitting at […]

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  • I made a point of walking through Janesville’s new incubator building at Forward Janesville’s Business After Five last week. Having cut my commercial real estate teeth in economic development for […]

    Greasing the Skids

    I made a point of walking through Janesville’s new incubator building at Forward Janesville’s Business After Five last week. Having cut my commercial real estate teeth in economic development for […]

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  • Author Randyl Drummer at Costar in his article “Déjà vu All Over Again? CRE Whipsaws Up and Down in Face of Economic Uncertainty” delivers the good news first followed by […]

    We’ve got good news and not so good news. Which do you want first?

    Author Randyl Drummer at Costar in his article “Déjà vu All Over Again? CRE Whipsaws Up and Down in Face of Economic Uncertainty” delivers the good news first followed by […]

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  • Curb appeal. Most of us have sold a house in our life time and know full well the importance of appearance from street level. After all, a home purchase is […]

    Beauty is as Beauty Does

    Curb appeal. Most of us have sold a house in our life time and know full well the importance of appearance from street level. After all, a home purchase is […]

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  • First a confession- My wife and I are avid viewers of The Food Network. And, drool when we see shows featuring entrepreneur’s serving some of the most decadent dishes that […]

    A Taco Truck & a Tale of Two Era’s

    First a confession- My wife and I are avid viewers of The Food Network. And, drool when we see shows featuring entrepreneur’s serving some of the most decadent dishes that […]

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