What Is Your Financial Independence ETA?

Can I Retire Yet? WHAT IS YOUR FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE ETA? Can I Retire Yet? Are We There Yet? How much longer? When can I retire? Have you ever asked yourself these questions?   Over time, as our nest egg grows, we might start sounding like kids in the back seat of the car on a long […]

Can You See the Opportunity?

CAN YOU SEE THE OPPORTUNITY? Excellent Deals for Multifamily Investments are Coming GOOD DEALS ARE OUT THERE The whole commercial investment space is definitely facing headwinds these days. For example… ·   Rising interest rates put real pressure on the cash flow at a given net operating income.  ·   For Florida properties, and in […]

How To Acquire Real Estate Today

HOW TO ACQUIRE REAL ESTATE TODAY: 3 Parameters to Assess a Property Investing can be challenging and confusing.  Where should I invest cash today? Real estate investments have enjoyed nice returns through appreciation.  But the market has been changing.  For example: Inflation is slowing. Rent growth is slowing. Interest rates continue to rise. Inventory is […]

Three Different Investors

THREE DIFFERENT INVESTORS Which is more like you? At Attune Investments, we serve a whole range of investors.  Each individual has a different goal for their investments.  Each has a different tolerance for risk.  Each has their own story. We take time to get to know our potential investors, to make sure they have the […]

Reducing Portfolio Risk When Approaching Retirement

What Are The Risks That We Are Missing? REDUCING PORTFOLIO RISK WHEN APPROACHING RETIREMENT What Are The Risks That We Are Missing? One of the greatest fears many people have is running out of money in retirement.  Sometimes fear causes us to make less than ideal decisions.  Some people put their money into an annuity […]

Investing Made Easy With Rule of 72

A Tool So Simple Your Kids Can Use It INVESTING MADE EASY WITH RULE OF 72 A Tool So Simple Your Kids Can Use It Investing can get complicated.   Which way are prices heading?  Will rents continue to rise?  Will the stock market crash again?  Is my money safe?  Can I retire yet?  Or when […]

Which Way Do We Go?

Finding Good Properties In This Market WHICH WAY DO WE GO? Finding Good Properties In This Market We have high inflation and the dollar continues to get devalued. Interest rates remain high and the Federal Reserve raised the Fed Funds rate another 0.25-percent recently.  The cost of borrowing funds for would-be homebuyers and multi-family housing […]

Are you Bullish or Bearish on Multifamily?

ARE YOU BULLISH OR BEARISH ON MULTIFAMILY? How to read the tea leaves. THERE IS A LOT IN THE NEWS A couple of weeks ago, I noted many of the “bad news” articles about Commercial Real Estate.   (See:  https://www.attuneinvestments.com/2023/04/10/have-you-seen-the-headlines/) And there is a lot of what some might call “bad news” out there.   The current economic […]

Have you seen the Headlines?

HAVE YOU SEEN THE HEADLINES? What to do when the skies ahead look dark. LOOK AT THESE RECENT HEADLINES The headlines seem a bit dark, scary, don’t they?  “Sales plummet”, “recession”, “prices fall”, “rising rates”, “investment came to a halt”, “steep drop”, … What does it feel like in your gut when you read these?   […]

Is Real Estate Still An IDEAL Investment?

IS REAL ESTATE STILL AN IDEAL INVESTMENT? Rising interest rates and declining home sales have some people questioning whether or not real estate is still a good investment. One source estimates the number of home sales closed by investors in Q4 2022 dropped 46% from the prior year. Commercial real estate prices are pressured downward […]

A Hedge Against Inflation — Yes or No?

A HEDGE AGAINST INFLATION – YES OR NO? Review of a Forbes Business Council Report We all know inflation is here! Can we find a way to beat inflation? Food, housing, fuel, entertainment, and almost everything else costs more today than it did a year ago.  Rising prices are here to stay, it seems. Can […]

Interest Rates and Multi-Family Pricing

Threat or Opportunity? INTEREST RATES AND MULTI-FAMILY PRICING: Threat or Opportunity? Many people are scared or frightened.  Rising inflation is eating away at their purchasing power.  A $500,000 retirement nest egg doesn’t provide as much as it would have a year ago.  Rising interest rates are pricing new home buyers out of the market; many […]

When Can I Retire?

WHEN CAN I RETIRE? Do your investments match your vision? Many people invest blindly.   They might choose automatic contributions to a 401(k) plan because they get a tax deduction and might get a company match. Some set aside an amount they were told they should invest, like 10-percent of every paycheck. Will they have enough […]

Finding Opportunity In Changing Markets

3 Questions To Answer Now FINDING OPPORTUNITY IN CHANGING MARKETS 3 Questions To Answer Now Have you noticed changes in the real estate market recently?  It seems to be in the news every day.  As real estate investors, many are anxious.  So are many people wanting to be homeowners.  Inflation is at a 40-year high […]

The Power of Compounding Interest

What Would You Do With $1,000,000 Tax-Free? THE POWER OF COMPOUNDING INTEREST What Would You Do With $1,000,000 Tax-Free? How often have you heard someone say, “I’d be a millionaire if I only had …”? It’s as if they had already given up hope. I once had a trigonometry teacher who told us he was […]

Recessions and Inflation: What You Need To Know Now

RECESSIONS AND INFLATION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW Spoiler Alert: This Is Not Like The Great Recession Many people believe we are already in a recession.  We are also experiencing high inflation and rising interest rates.  What does that mean for our investments?  What does that do to our ability to use retirement funds […]

WHAT MIGHT INFLATION DO TO YOUR MULTIFAMILY INVESTMENT?

WHAT MIGHT INFLATION DO TO YOUR MULTIFAMILY INVESTMENT? Keep your eyes open during the current economic turbulence. Eggs will cost you more today than they did yesterday. So will most everything else. It is called inflation. What will inflation do to your multifamily investment? I don’t know.  No one else does either. What we do […]