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What is Ethical Investing?
Ethical investing is a strategy where the investor's ethical values are the primary objective, along with good returns.
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Why Hygge Is Perfect For Your Small Apartment
Hygge, a word that’s brand new to most of us, has increased in popularity over the last four years during winter months - especially in the U.S.’ colder climates.How do you even pronounce it? And what does it have to do with your small apartment? Pronounced “hue-guh”, hygge is a Danish noun that describes anything as exhibiting a feeling of contentment, coziness, or well-being. Just to list a couple examples, used in a sentence one could say “This home is hygge” or “Would you like to come over for tea and hygge?”.
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Meet Our Team: Johanna Knapic
I apprenticed with Birgo Realty through a startup program called Praxis as what I thought was a gap year during college. I ended up dropping out of the hospitality and human resource program I was in to accept the full-time offer that followed. I started my apprenticeship as general support, next moved to short-term rental management, then to property management with a focus in short-term rentals.
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Apartments for Rent in Pittsburgh Under $1,000 - What to Look For
The City of Bridges has something for everyone. If you’re sticking to a rent budget of under $1,000, you’re in luck: there are plenty of options! Below you’ll find an outline for everything you can find available to you at this price point: the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, what neighborhoods are ideal for your budget, the amenities you should expect, and how to pick a property management company for this budget.
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Meet Our Team: Dan Croce
Our typical content focuses on real estate and investing education and resources. We thought you'd want a glimpse into the lives of our team and get to know their role with Birgo Capital a little bit better.
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5 Great Ways to Connect With Family During the Holidays
The Coronavirus pandemic has thrown the holidays off for everybody! Public health and safety precautions have prevented many families from coming together this holiday season. This year has been difficult for everyone. We thought writing this blog post could be helpful for you, maybe to spark new ideas for spurring some meaningful, priceless connection with your family and friends during this holiday season - even if you can’t be with them in-person this year.
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3 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate in the Heartland
As we look to expand our portfolio, geographic expansion is inevitable. Our latest blog touches on why we think real estate in the Heartland fits directly in with our investment strategy.
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Top 10 Ways to Get Organized in Your Apartment
Getting organized while living in an apartment can be difficult. You can’t tear down any walls, replace main features of the apartment that you’re not the biggest fan of, and budgeting always comes into play. In this article we hope we can shed light on some of the affordable ways to make use of your space; here are our TOP 10 WAYS to get organized in an apartment:
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How Far Up, How Far to the Right, and When? A Real Estate Return Metric Glossary
There are a multitude of metrics by which to measure this very tendency. You’ve probably sampled the alphabet soup before: IRR, GRM, MOIC, and more — a host of variations on the theme that have spawned a litany of sometimes-confusing terms.
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An Introduction to Real Estate Asset Classes
The different real estate asset classes offer different capabilities and possibilities within the investment landscape.
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A Guide to Real Estate Private Equity Fees
Birgo Capital deeply believes investors should be adequately informed regarding all elements of their investment holdings and the costs associated with them. As such, private equity fees are a key factor when determining which fund and fund manager to invest.
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The Internal Rate of Return: Explained
In this next installment of our private equity real estate terminology series, we’re going to take a look at one of the most important – and potentially confusing – investment metrics: the internal rate of return. 
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