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The Old Capital Podcast is aimed at Real Estate Investors - both new and experienced.
Hosts Michael Becker and Paul Peebles deliver no-hype education and expert perspectives.
You will gain valuable insights from interviews with actual real life investors who are active in acquiring and operating apartment complexes. You will discover how they are identifying, financing and operating apartment complexes, as well as helpful advice on how to get started and avoid common mistakes.

Feb 17, 2017

The Old Capital team talk about interest rates rising at the end of 2016 and its direct impact on loan proceeds, future of apartment investing throughout Texas and the nation and challenges with underwriting on specific transactions.

Old Capital closed over $420 million in loans in 2016.
DFW will have over 25,000 new unit apartment deliveries for 2017
Still concerns in Houston and west Texas.
Fannie Mae Green Program can reduce your interest rate up to 33 basis points 
Challenges with buying apartments in smaller markets with military concentration
Freddie Mac Small Balance loan is now available up to a $6 million loan amount
Cross Collateralization can be a solution in bank financing 
Rebuild Ability issues. Can property be rebuilt if more than 50% is destroyed in fire?
Financing Challenges with environmental issues.
Rent growth. Class A rent growth is slowing. Class B & C is much better. 
Houston is a preview market with Fannie Mae and impact on financing apartments
Focus on location and quality of the asset when buying.
Old Capital brings “certainty of execution in lending and closing”.

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