The Other March Madness

What a great time of year! Here in New England, we’re emerging from the darkness of winter. Baseball season has begun. And the college basketball tournament has again left brackets busted. It’s also tax season… Wait! Don’t run away! I wanted to share a real-life example of how investing in multifamily real estate can make … Read more

Key Drivers for Apartment Investments

We’ve already discussed the many benefits of investing in apartments (see 5 Reasons Apartments may be the IDEAL Investment). But what are the key value drivers that determine whether a deal will be successful? Well, it turns out that having 25+ years of experience in analyzing stocks help quite a bit when analyzing apartment investments. … Read more

The Importance of Forced Appreciation

Houston skyline

Hats off to the guys from Disrupt Equity and Wolfe Investments for organizing a tremendous maiden event. Roughly 250 people attended the first Multifamily Investor Network conference with the overwhelming consensus that it was time well spent. Each session focused on education, insights, targeted networking, and as promised, there wasn’t a single sales pitch. Following … Read more

I Have a Few Questions…

There are several common questions that potential investors ask in preliminary meetings. I thought it might be helpful to share some of these in a brief blog post, and also post them on the Cove Investments website. Of course, I’ll continue to update these FAQs over time. I’ll also write more detailed posts on many … Read more

5 Reasons Apartments may be the IDEAL Investment

For more than 25 years I’ve dedicated my career to investing in stocks. Bonds were interesting too, but they were largely tools for diversification. They protected your portfolio during those nasty periods when stocks sold-off. It wasn’t until more recently that I discovered what may be the IDEAL investment: passive apartment syndications. In this post, … Read more

The Birth of Cove Investments

Hi! My name is David Gerber. I believe too many individual investors have missed out on the many benefits of investing in apartments, both with taxable funds, and in their retirement accounts. There are plenty of good reasons people haven’t done more in this area. Where do you start? What markets are attractive? Where do … Read more