Financial Literacy

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Cap Rates Debunked: What's in a Cap Rate?

At Birgo Capital, we know that an understanding of cap rates is essential. For new investors in real estate, picking the right property to start an investment portfolio can be a daunting task. After all, purchasing an investment property is no small feat. Any time you’re putting your money on the line, it’s important to make an informed decision.
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Why Bother with Renter's Insurance?

You’ve just moved all of your sweaters, dishes, electronics, and (mostly) useless sentimental gifts from your grandma into your new apartment. Surely, they survived the most dangerous part of their lives in the back of that moving van, and you don’t have to worry about them anymore, right? If anything should happen, your belongings are covered by your new landlord’s insurance, right?
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Financial Literacy Event: Makes Cents in 2019

Our team is looking forward to volunteering at Makes Cents 2019, a financial literacy event geared towards high school students. This is the first year that the event is being organized by Mission C, Go Realty’s non-profit partner. In past years, Makes Cents was organized by the Global Shapers community hub in Pittsburgh.
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Should I Rent or Buy?

Is there a good answer to this question? We know a common belief – buy your home because you’ll pay it off over time, and in 30 years, you’ll have something to show for it. Renting is just throwing your money away, right?
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Financial Management Event

Andrew Reichert recently spoke at the Pittsburgh Soccer’s Financial Management event and talked with the attendants about personal finance, living on a budget, paying off debt and planning for the future.
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What to Know Before Buying a Property

Buying a property is a major decision. Whether you are an aspiring home owner looking to buy that perfect dream house or a real estate developer looking for your next big project, buying a property needs careful considerations. Before you take the plunge, do your homework. A big investment like a property needs to be thoroughly investigated to save you the heartache, financial woes, and legal issues at a later stage.
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Makes Cents Financial Literacy Event

We recently facilitated Makes Cents Financial Literacy event through Mission Commision, in a partnership with University of Pittsburgh, Global Shapers Initiative, and other partners.