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What Does a Value-Add Real Estate Strategy Actually Mean? A Guide for Beginners
Like every other industry, real estate comes with buzzwords, and few are as popular or ambiguous as value-add. Everyone has their own definition, but what does it actually mean? From Birgo Capital's point of view, "improving returns by removing hurdles and accessing a property’s true value."
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5 Adaptive Reuse Projects in Pittsburgh
Historic buildings have found a new place in the modern world. Instead of demolishing or foreclosing old buildings, adaptive reuse projects extend and preserve the life of buildings that may not have served a beneficial purpose to the community in modern times. In this blog, we’re detailing five adaptive reuse projects in the city of Pittsburgh that you should know about.
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Market Profile: Louisville
Gone are the days where Louisville was primarily known for manufacturing. Present day Louisville is filled with museums, art galleries, restaurants, and Fortune 500 companies. Our latest blog article touches on why we think Louisville is worth considering for any real estate investor.
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Meet Our Team: Nicole Shirk
Nicole Shirk, Birgo's Head of People, entered the hot seat and let the world learn a little more about herself. Her main advice: "Ask questions and listen well. Much of our core learning in life transfers from one context to the next if we take the time to observe, listen and reflect.‍"
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Market Profile: Detroit
How does the Automotive Capital of the World compare to other metros in terms of economic trends, market analysis, and opportunities for real estate investors? We broke down Detroit's upsides and risks in this market profile.
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48 Hours in Pittsburgh | The Ultimate 2021 Weekend Itinerary for Pittsburgh
So, you’re thinking of taking a weekend trip to Pittsburgh? Good thing we’ve got the ultimate weekend in Pittsburgh itinerary for you. By the end of this trip, you’ll be the newest Yinzer in town.
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What real estate investors look for in a new market
What should investors look for in a market? What kinds of returns can an investor realistically expect? What is revenue growth going to look like over time? Discover the questions all investors should be asking when determining which market to invest time and capital into.
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Market Profile: Morgantown
Take a drive with us just over an hour south of Pittsburgh to a West Virginia college town and home of the Mountaineers. You guessed it: we're analyzing the real estate market potential of Morgantown, West Virginia.
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Must-Listen to Real Estate Podcasts | Marketing, Real Estate Investing and More!
As a real estate agent, investor, or someone who works in the real estate industry, it’s important to keep up-to-date with the latest industry news and trends. With there now being over 850,000 active podcasts, it can be difficult figuring out which ones are worth your time. We’ve listed some of the most popular podcasts with the Birgo Realty team. From real estate investing to marketing, we mention a slew of podcasts we think you’ll enjoy listening to.
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Market Profile: Rochester
Earlier this month, we posted the first of a series of market profiles about emerging metros that we think could be promising for real estate investors interested in doubling down on the value proposition of workforce housing in the Heartland. Next up: The Flower/Flour City.
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Meet Our Team: Will Wallander
"Ask a lot of questions." - Will Wallander. Learn more about Birgo Capital's In-House Counsel in this Q&A.
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Greensburg Business List | Your Guide to Greensburg
New to the Greensburg area? Or maybe you’re already a resident and just looking for things to do! Whatever the case, we’ve got your back. This charming and historic city offers the best people, places, and experiences. Below we’ve compiled a list of our favorite local Greensburg businesses ranging from coffee shops, hair salons, restaurants, and more so you can experience everything this city has to offer.
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