Major Economies Slowing – Our Predictions for the U.S.

According to recent news articles, both Germany and China's economies are heading for major slowdowns, if not outright recession. What does that mean for the U.S. - and what are our own predictions about it? We share more in today's ...

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Ivan Barratt: Why Multifamily Investors Can Utilize Higher Rates of Leverage

Currently, I'm hearing a lot of talk in real estate investment circles about using lower leverage; leverage being the term we use for the percentage of debt to the purchase price of the property. In the current climate, people are ...

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Ivan Barratt: “Good News: No Recession, Bad News: Low Growth”

Recently, I was lucky enough to hear Spencer Levy, Chair of Americas (for ) CBRE speak. I was both interested and pleased to see that we shared some similar points of view. Basically, I'm betting (along with Spencer) that we're ...

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Three Reasons You Need an Accounting Firm

As BAM founder and CEO, Ivan Barratt, wrote about previously, there are benefits to switching from your old mom-and-pop CPA to an accounting firm. In today's BAM Blog, we share three of the main reasons why you might want to ...

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Ivan Barratt: 3 Reasons Our Fund is Better (It’s Not Really a Fund…)

I frequently hear some of the same questions about the fund, and there are some simple reasons that our fund is better for investors than others – including that it's not exactly a fund... There are a few main reasons ...

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Report Shows Optimism for Multifamily Performance in Remainder of 2019

A recent mid-year report released by lending giant Freddie Mac revealed that their review of the multifamily industry also meshes with other recent reports, such as Yardi Matrix (as we wrote about here). The Freddie Mac report cites the current ...

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