Finding Creative Solutions To Common Real Estate Problems

FINDING CREATIVE SOLUTIONS TO COMMON REAL ESTATE PROBLEMS Surviving A Hurricane Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be on an island in the middle of the ocean and knowing a hurricane was heading your way? A while back my wife and I were on a cruise to Bermuda, where a hurricane […]

Podcast with Devin Elder

PODCAST WITH DEVIN ELDER Take a Look Mike Jacobson and I recently enjoyed a conversation with Devin Elder.  Devin is the Founder and CEO of the DJE Texas Management Group, a major multifamily investment firm based in San Antonio, Texas. Devin has been a Principal in over 5000 multifamily doors. He is also the host […]

Exploring New Opportunities

EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES Ask These Questions Before You Invest I recently had a relative contact me who was approached about investing in a business with someone who is syndicating. They were looking for limited partners.  He was considering investing as a limited partner in this business and had a few questions.  Have I heard of […]

Discover 5 Reasons Why Real Estate Is An IDEAL Investment

Are You Taking Advantage Of These 5 Benefits? Watch the YouTube video here. DISCOVER 5 REASONS WHY REAL ESTATE IS AN IDEAL INVESTMENT Are You Taking Advantage Of These 5 Benefits? A few years ago my wife and I were driving on our way home from a vacation.  We checked her company stock and it […]

Unlocking Success in Real Estate Investing

(Read the written blog below or view the YouTube video above. Mike Jacobson and Harland Merriam talk about these eight tips in the video.) UNLOCKING SUCCESS IN REAL ESTATE INVESTING Eight tips. By Harland Merriam WHAT BRINGS SUCCESS What brings success in life? In particular, what brings success in real estate investing? My partner, Mike […]

TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR F.I.R.E. JOURNEY

The journey towards FIRE is not just about retirement; it’s about gaining control over your life, having more choices, and enjoying financial freedom. Let’s revisit the steps that have been outlined and discover how we can build confidence and take practical steps toward achieving FIRE.

7 Steps in the Life Cycle of a Syndication

7 STEPS IN THE LIFE CYCLE OF A SYNDICATION The pursuit of financial independence and retire early has gained traction in recent years.  The F.I.R.E. movement teaches ways of achieving an early retirement by having more passive income coming in than expenses going out. One of our favorite tools is participation in a partnership to […]

Unlocking the Door to Passive Real Estate Investments: A Dive into Multifamily Syndications

UNLOCKING THE DOOR TO PASSIVE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS: A DIVE INTO MULTIFAMILY SYNDICATIONS Introduction Greetings, fellow investors! Today, we’re delving into the world of multifamily real estate investments and the dynamic realm of partnerships. Buckle up as we unfold the reasons behind our preference for multifamily ventures and the transformative power of syndications. The Appeal […]

Unlocking Financial Independence

UNLOCKING FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE The Power of Passive Real Estate Investments UNLOCKING FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE We are on a mission to help guide you toward financial freedom.  In our recent episodes, we’ve been diving deep into the world of Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE). Up to now, you have realized you can reach financial independence earlier than […]

Stocks vs Real Estate, Which is Best?

STOCKS VS REAL ESTATE – WHICH IS BEST? Introduction In the realm of wealth-building, the choice between investing in mutual funds or real estate is a decision that many consider.  This week we take a look at the complexities, advantages, and challenges associated with these two well-known avenues. Both stocks and real estate offer distinct […]

MAKING TOUGH CHOICES

MAKING TOUGH CHOICES ON OUR WAY TO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE On your way to financial independence, you will have to make some tough choices. One of those is a choice to get control of your spending. Another is to find a way to increase your income. The purpose of both is to free up money which […]

Should I Invest For Appreciation Or Cash Flow?

How do we decide between investing for cash flow or appreciation?  It depends on the stage of life you are in.  Do you need appreciation so you can build up your “nest egg” or do you need cash flow to perhaps replace the income from your “job”? Here is the Youtube link:  https://youtu.be/y78za6Lcsmw Here is […]

Your F.I.R.E Vision

YOUR F.I.R.E. VISION This is the fifth lesson in a series on F.I.R.E., Financial Independence, Retire Early. Create a clear picture of what life will be like when you achieve Financial Independence.  Where will you be?  Who will you be with?  What will you be doing?  What will life be like? Write your vision down.  […]

Setting Milestones On The F.I.R.E. Journey

Financial Independence, Retire Early Click here to watch the video, or keep reading below for the transcript. SETTING MILESTONES ON THE F.I.R.E. JOURNEY Financial Independence, Retire Early Transcript Mike Hi, I’m Mike Jacobson and with me is Harland Merriam. Together we are Attune Investments and today we are talking about F.I.R.E., Financial Independence, Retire Early. […]

The Power of Compounding

THE POWER OF COMPOUNDING F.I.R.E. Lesson 3 We can achieve financial independence because of the power of compounding. When we invest and receive a return on our investment, over time, both the investment and the return are growing. We explore making a single investment and watching it compound as well as making investments every year […]

First Three Steps to Achieve FIRE

Financial Independence, Retire Early Click the image to watch the video, or keep reading below for the transcript. FIRST 3 STEPS TO ACHIEVE FIRE Financial Independence, Retire Early Transcript Mike Hi, Mike Jacobson here. Harland And I’m Harland Meriam.   Mike Together we’re Attune Investments and we are putting together a series of videos about FIRE, […]

FIRE — An Introduction

F.I.R.E. — AN INTRODUCTION Seven-minute Video helps define the terms in the Fire Movement WHAT IS F.I.R.E.? Mike Jacobson and Harland Merriam introduce what is known as the FIRE Movement. This is an approach and set of actions to achieve financial independence as soon as possible. When you are financially independent you don’t need to […]

Building Wealth through Multifamily Investments with Jonathan Barr

Mike Jacobson shares a 9 minute conversation with Jonathan Barr We have come to know Jonathan in a mastermind in which we meet regularly and are learning together and encouraging one another. Jonathan shares some of his experience and philosophy of apartment investing.  California, multifamily investor Grew up in real estate family About 400 deals in […]

Find An Operator You Can Trust

FIND AN OPERATOR YOU CAN TRUST, SO YOU CAN GET TO YOUR DESTINATION A Conversation with Stony Stonebraker We always enjoy the value Stony Stonebraker brings to us personally and professionally. Stony and Harland discuss investing in multi-family real estate as part of your diversified portfolio. Here are some of the points Stony makes… First […]

Gain Control with Multifamily Investments

GAIN CONTROL WITH MULTIFAMILY INVESTMENTS Lennon Lee and Mike Jacobson talk together Lennon Lee shares a number of nuggets for those considering investments in multifamily properties.  We enjoyed this conversation with Lennon.  We are in a mastermind together with Lennon.  Here are some of his key points… Miami based full time real estate investor From […]

The Appeal of Multi-Family Investments

The Appeal of Multi-Family Investments A Conversation with Sam Khairi We have come to know Sam in a mastermind in which we meet regularly and are learning together and encouraging one another. Sam speaks of how he made the move into multi-family and why. Lives in the San Francisco Bay area Wife and two sons […]

Multifamily is Accessible to You

MULTIFAMILY IS ACCESIBLE TO YOU A Conversation with David Kamara We learn a lot from each other, as we share in a regularly meeting mastermind together. David is in Michigan and active in multi-family. In this 11 minute video, you will learn from David. a business consultant started investing in single-family scaled up to multifamily […]

Making it Through Covid

MAKING IT THROUGH COVID AS APARTMENT INVESTORS Mike Bocanegra discusses the challenges and lessons learned with our experiences during Covid. Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with his wife, Barbara, in DeLand, Florida. www.attuneinvestments.com

Why We Like Investing in Syndications

Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with his wife, Barbara, in DeLand, Florida. www.attuneinvestments.com

Real Estate Investing is a Team Sport

REAL ESTATE INVESTING IS A TEAM SPORT Mike Bocanegra and Harland Merriam talk about the importance of the team approach to real estate investing, particularly in our multi-family space. Click on the YouTube Video picture above for the 8-minute conversation. We invite you to JOIN OUR ATTUNE INVESTMENT CLUB so we can get to know […]

Multi-family: A Perfect Investment

MULTI-FAMILY: A PERFECT INVESTMENT Learn some of the elements of multi-family that make it a near “perfect investment”. This is a video conversation between Mike Jacobson and Harland Merriam. Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with […]

The ABCs of Multifamily Investing

Want to learn more about investing in apartments? Join our Attune Investors Club Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with his wife, Barbara, in DeLand, Florida. www.attuneinvestments.com

Meet the Team

Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with his wife, Barbara, in DeLand, Florida. www.attuneinvestments.com

Better Communities Make Better Investments

Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with his wife, Barbara, in DeLand, Florida. www.attuneinvestments.com

How to Find Multi-Family Properties

Harland MerriamHarland leads our Investor Relations.  He is a “repurposed” Pastor and Army Chaplain.  He is an author, speaker, mastermind facilitator, and coach.  Harland lives with his wife, Barbara, in DeLand, Florida. www.attuneinvestments.com