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Putting Yourself Out There

I have dozens of embarrassing articles posted all over the internet. I have no idea how to remove them, edit them, or pretend they don’t exist… they all seem to come back and haunt me when I least expect. I’ve…

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Diversify To Increase Return AND Security

In the early 1960s, flying from the US to Japan was a big deal. Japan Airlines had just started making transpolar flights the previous year with tickets being hard to come by and extremely expensive.  Traveling outside of the US…

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Price Per Square Meter – m2 – How We Find Deep Value

We recently invested in a property with a ridiculously low price per square meter. M2 is what ‘price per square meter’ is usually referred as. You’ll find this measurement system pretty much everywhere, except for the United States. Property values…

Finding Great Early Stage Investments

Finding Great Early Stage Investments

I received a pitch deck last week from a contact I’ve spent quite a bit of personal time with. The deck is hideous. All black and white, no fancy graphics, and nothing that is visually stimulating. Furthermore, there isn’t even…

Betting On The Running Horse

Betting On The Running Horse

Last week we offered a new investment in a company that we have already invested in. So, this will be the second time investing in this company and this time we’re deploying even more capital at a higher valuation.  (This…

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“Aren’t you afraid that you’ll lose your property?”

“Aren’t you afraid that you’ll lose your property?”  That’s the number one thing I hear once people find out about our international property investments. This makes sense, as most people associate upside opportunities when it comes to topics they know…

Controversial Investing Trends

Four Controversial Investing Trends That Will Change The World

“By 2005 or so, it will become clear that the Internet’s impact on the economy has been no greater than the fax machine’s.” – Paul Krugman, 1998 Ironically, the Internet is now full of these kinds of quotes, which highlight…

Why Real Estate Investors Don't Own Their Home

Why Real Estate Investors Don’t Own Their Home

Practice what you preach… right? Many real estate investors, who derive the majority of their income from the actual properties that they own,  don’t own the home that they live in. Seems weird that someone who invests in real estate…

Best Cannabis Recruiters

Best Cannabis Recruiters For Employees, Employers, Investors, and Entrepreneurs

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know all about how the cannabis industry has been absolutely exploding over the past several years. There are thousands of legal cannabis businesses throughout the world and well over 100 publicly traded…

Hindsight of 2019

Hindsight of 2019

Most quotes about hindsight are pretty stupid. Trust me, I just spent the past twenty minutes searching for a witty saying from some famous person about hindsight. I found a bunch of quotes from authors, politicians, investors, and celebrities where…