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When It Has a Name, It Becomes Real

“Naming is the origin of all particular things,” so said the Tao Te Ching. (Read the whole discourse here.)

Authenticity is Key

I love Shakespeare’s quote in Hamlet: This above all: to thine own self be true.

What Defines a Good Investment?

A lot of people want to get in on the real estate investing game, but are hesitant to do so because they don’t know what makes a good investment.

Glad to be a Dad

Sunday is one of my favorite days of the year - Father’s Day.

Millennials Are Moving Back to the City

What any thriving city needs is young energy, young blood, young people walking its streets and inhabiting its rental properties.

Matching the Vision of the City and the Market

One could argue that ultimately, the market determines what happens in housing prices, which neighborhoods will be developed and which ones won’t.

Feeding Frenzy

Recently, we bid on an auction house in the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood. We were committed to a bid of $6,700 for the property, but it was a veritable feeding frenzy until the property finally sold for $67,000.

Eviction Season

Between Christmas and Spring lies eviction season.

El Morada 

We purchased a beautiful 32-unit apartment building called El Morada.

Tax Appeal Time

With the opportunity to appeal property values for tax reassessments looming on the horizon next month, Detroit homeowners would be wise to get their paperwork in order now.

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