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Bison Arranges Massive Cash Out Event on Scattered Site Rental Housing Portfolio

By David Repka Bison Financial Group has arranged a non-recourse loan with massive cash out to refinance a portfolio of single-family and small multifamily properties located in West Central Florida.  Overview: 220+ rental units Most of the properties are rented Read More

Bison Believes in the ABC’s

By Jared Repka ‘A’ is for Apartments. ‘B’ is for Buy Them Now. ‘C’ is for Cheap Money. It’s time to dust off the old school books and remember our lessons from nearly half a lifetime ago; that buying multifamily Read More

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High-Octane Leverage is Back!

By David Repka High-Octane Leverage is Back! We are seeing commercial real estate (CRE) lending transactions getting quoted and funded at a blend of rate and terms that were not even possible in the Glory Days of 2005-2006! Capital is loose Read More

How Does an Entrepreneurial Real Estate Investor Compete in 2014?

By David Repka Investors of every risk profile have returned to the commercial real estate marketplace looking for compelling, risk adjusted investment opportunities. 2014 will go down in history as the year “normalcy” returned to the marketplace. The increase in competition Read More

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Bison Looks Back on 2013 as Another Year Fades Into the Sunset

Bison Financial Group looks back on 2013 as Q4 is already here…. all things considered we are very encouraged by the year to date as investors across the entire risk spectrum have woken up from a 5-year nap and are hungry Read More

Family Office of Billionaire Needs Immediate Investment Opportunities

A buddy of mine was a “private banker” for a long time… one of his clients was the Family Office of a self-made Billionaire. Recently, he was head-hunted to be their in-house acquisitions guy looking for commercial real estate investment opportunities Read More

CMBS 2.0: Crack is back!

I have been contacted by more lenders in the past 30 days than in the past 30 months… combined. I’m especially excited about the return of the CMBS marketplace. Get ready for the return of cheap, plentiful, non-recourse capital to Read More

Is Land Still a “Four Letter Word”?

In October of 2008 I wrote a white paper called, Grave Dancing for Fun & Profit in the Financial Apocalypse of 2008 and Beyond . One of my predictions was The Death of Land calling land: “… the ultimate four-letter Read More

Real Estate Premium Near Record to U.S. Bonds – This Signals Time to Buy Investment Real Estate

(Bloomberg) U.S. commercial real estate yields are near the highest level relative to Treasury bonds on record, a signal to some investors it’s time to buy property. Capitalization rates, a measure of real estate yields, averaged 7.22 percent in the Read More