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Things to do in Mt. Lebanon | 2021 Mt. Lebanon Business List
Mt. Lebanon is dubbed a community of character...but that wouldn’t be true without all the people and places that make up this wonderful suburb. Today, we’re happy to highlight some of our favorite small businesses located in Mt. Lebanon.
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What is DeFi? (and how will it impact real estate investing?)
DeFi is short for “decentralized finance,” an umbrella term referring to a set of efforts and technologies that use crypto and/or blockchain technology to disrupt traditional finance by eliminating institutional obstacles and intermediaries. DeFi could have several implications for real estate investing.
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Market Profile: Columbus
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Market Profile: Lexington
We're taking a trip to the home of the Wildcats in this market profile. Lexington, KY is a competitive real estate market largely due to low cost of living and industry stability.
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A Weekend at Nemacolin | The Ultimate Guide to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Looking to get away for a Nemacolin vacation full of relaxation and luxury? We have the perfect itinerary for you that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and pampered.
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Why YOU Should Move to Pittsburgh in 2021
Why should you move to Pittsburgh in 2021? One word. Pierogies…kidding! (But really, the pierogies are great!) Aside from the doughy, cheesy goodness, we’ve compiled a list of 7 reasons why YOU should move to Pittsburgh.
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Market Profile: Buffalo
We could write an entire article on their famous chicken wings, but we thought we'd stay true to ourselves. Learn about the opportunities and risks in Buffalo's multifamily real estate market.
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Fannie Mae vs. Freddie Mac: Birgo Battles
In real estate, Fannie and Freddie provide liquidity to the marketplace. In this piece, we’ll pit them against each other for a blow-by-blow comparison between the two stalwarts of multifamily capital. Before we delve into what makes them different, let’s start with an overview of what actually unites them.
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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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