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InterFace San Antonio Multifamily Conference: The Key Takeaways

As you already know, Wildhorn Capital is a Central Texas-focused real estate investment firm.  Rather than build a multifamily platform that stretches across many states and many markets, we’ve made the strategic decision to stay focused on what we know best—our...

Unpacking Austin’s Market Shift: Beyond the Headlines

A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal published an article with a fairly provocative title, “Once America’s Hottest Housing Market, Austin Is Running in Reverse.”  That headline clearly got a lot of attention, as we’ve been asked about it–and our thoughts on...

Evaluating Investment Opportunities

Identifying & Evaluating Investment Opportunities As you likely know at this point, at Wildhorn Capital we call ourselves a Boutique Real Estate Investment Firm.  We are a multifamily operator, and we focus in our backyard of Central Texas.  If you are...

Another Winter Storm: Grading Our Preparation Plan

Proactive Measures Against Winter Storms in Central Texas Investment Portfolio In the heat of the summer last August, we wrote an article highlighting what we are doing to prepare for any potential cold temperatures this Winter.  We highlighted the shifting dynamics...

A Beginner’s Guide to Investment Properties Austin TX

Unlock the Power of Austin Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Texas A Beginner's Guide to Investment Properties Austin TX is your comprehensive roadmap to navigating the world of real estate investing in the growing city of Austin, Texas. This guide is designed...

Celebrating 20 Deals Closed: Reflecting on Lessons Learned 

Closing a deal is like completing a real estate marathon – it demands a lot of teamwork, endurance, and grit to make it across the finish line. We've closed 20 deals since the inception of Wildhorn Capital and it has been an exciting journey to look back on. I can say...

The Build-to-Core Strategy: Reflecting On A New Strategy for Wildhorn

Central Texas Boutique Real Estate Investment Firm: Multifamily Operators The term "Central Texas Boutique Real Estate Investment Firm" is the quick-hand version of how we describe our business, but it represents a philosophy deeply ingrained in our approach. If you...

Austin’s Rezoning Journey: A Local’s View

Navigating the Changes, Challenges, and Opportunities in Austin's Urban Development Introduction Growing Up in Austin: A Unique Lens on Urban Transformation Growing up the son of a land use attorney, I had a front-row seat to the transformation of Austin, Texas over...

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A Deep Dive into Property Taxes

The single biggest line item expense on any of our assets is our property taxes. They usually represent 30%-35% of our total expenses. The largest bill we had on a single asset last year was over $1,700,000. Given the sheer dollar value and impact property taxes can...

Passive vs Active Real Estate Investing: Understanding the Differences

Active vs. Passive Investing: An Overview Real estate investment is a popular avenue for wealth creation, but it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. The decision between passive vs active real estate investing depends on various factors including your time commitment,...

Why Build-To-Core in Austin Offers a Unique Investment Opportunity

We are long-term thinkers–and longer-term believers in Central Texas. We love the art and science of crafting a new deal, in understanding the local landscape (political and figurative), supporting a business plan, and creating alpha for our investors. Within our...

A Beginner’s Guide to Investment Properties Austin TX

Unlock the Power of Austin Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Texas A Beginner's Guide to Investment Properties Austin TX is your comprehensive roadmap to navigating the world of real estate investing in the growing city of Austin, Texas. This guide is designed...

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

A Guide for New Investors Looking for a way to diversify your investment portfolio? Consider adding Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) to the mix. REITs provide exposure to the commercial real estate market without the high upfront costs and management...

Understanding Real Estate Syndications

There are so many opportunities available in the real estate investing marketplace. One of these options is investing in real estate syndications. This is a form of investment wherein several investors pooled their money together to invest in a real estate project....

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