Real Estate Finance 101: A Conceptual Framework to Better Compare Investment Opportunities

Presented by Next Generation and Upside Avenue

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Planning on investing in real estate this year?

Join part one of our upcoming three-part webinar series, where Rosch Wadera from Upside Avenue will discuss the variables that drive real estate investment returns to help you more efficiently analyze different real estate investment opportunities. We will explore the foundational concepts of capitalization, leverage, liquidation, and compounding along with sample numbers and spreadsheets to illustrate each principle. You will leave with a framework that helps you evaluate the financial health and potential of the real estate you are considering in 2022.

Next Generation’s Erica Figueiredo will also be contributing to the conversation as it relates to the benefits of including real estate investments within a tax-advantaged retirement vehicle, like a self-directed IRA.


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Meet the Speakers

Erica Figueiredo

Erica Figueiredo
Marketing Specialist
Next Generation


Erica has been on the sales and marketing team at Next Generation for four years. In her role, she oversees marketing strategy and execution across multiple channels, such as email, the website and social media. She also supports the sales team with event planning, creating and presenting educational content, and new client onboarding. 

Erica has a diverse professional background, including retail, customer service, and even early childhood education.  She considers herself a "people person," which allows her to understand the needs and pain-points of many different audiences and deliver uniquely personal buyer experiences. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from Kean University.


Rosch Wadera

Rosch Wadera
Director of Investor Relations

Upside Avenue

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As Director of Investor Relations, Rosch is responsible for financial reporting, SEC compliance, and capital raising while serving as a steward to the REIT’s shareholders.

With almost a decade of experience across investment banking and real estate development, Rosch provides a wide range of expertise in financial modeling, portfolio management, and investor relations.

His previous experience includes prefabricated building projects for government agencies such as the City of Austin, leading an investment syndicate focused on single-family residential properties and publicly-traded REITs, as well as investment banking transactions in the oil & gas industry. In his free time, Rosch enjoys working as a KIPP Substitute Teacher.

Rosch holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, with concentrations in accounting and finance, from the University of Texas at Austin.

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