Taylor Miller

  • Taylor is a Project Specialist and Marketing Coordinator for Owner Builder Advisors, where he helps developers and owners navigate the construction process. He has been actively involved in the construction and inspection industries since 2016. He also manages marketing campaigns, social media, and document generation/compilation for both formal and informal application processes. Taylor is a new father who enjoys spending time with his family and taking long bike rides.

The Age of Smart: IoT Technology and Smart Buildings

The Age of Smart: IoT Technology and Smart Buildings

| Article | Operations
You’ve heard of smartphones, smart TVs, and even smart cars. The next wave of “smart” will hit commercial buildings. In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, IoT has given birth to a new era of innovation—smart buildings. These structures, armed with interconnected devices and sensors, are transforming the way we ...
Squatter’s Rights: Protecting Against Adverse Possession

Squatter’s Rights: Protecting Against Adverse Possession

| Article | Operations
A look at the differences in adverse possession laws in three states calls out the importance of knowing your rights as a landlord or owner. In the years since the pandemic, it seems that instances of squatters refusing to leave a property and getting away with it have been on ...
How does Community Impact REI?

How does Community Impact REI?

| Article | Operations
The impact of community on real estate is formidable, and investors should carefully consider community in their projections for asset returns. It is easy to observe the impact of real estate investing on an individual community. Smart investments can act as a catalyst for a struggling community, embellishing the daily ...
Navigating Rigid Borrowing Conditions and Rising Construction Costs

Navigating Rigid Borrowing Conditions and Rising Construction Costs

Real estate investing is continually evolving, and investors must adapt to the changing conditions to achieve success. In the aftermath of the pandemic, two significant trends with a profound impact on real estate investing have emerged: stringent borrowing conditions and the increasing cost of construction. These factors are reshaping the ...
Corporate Investors vs. Homeowners

Corporate Investors vs. Homeowners

| Article | Market & Trends
The real estate investing market has always been a lucrative pursuit. Its roots trace back as far as the late 19th century. Since then, the market has been forced to evolve through several transitionary periods such as the Great Depression and the housing crisis of 2008. We may be on ...
Building a Partnership That Thrives

Building a Partnership That Thrives

Think for a moment about a few of the most successful corporations in the world. It is a fair bet to claim that none of them ascended to their peaks alone. In fact, they likely had partners who were critical to their industry rise. Simply put, partnering with another company ...
Home Ownership: An American Pipe Dream?

Home Ownership: An American Pipe Dream?

Home ownership is a pillar of American culture. It represents independence, status, and upward mobility. One could even say it’s one of the first steps in achieving the coveted “American dream.” Frighteningly, that is just what it has become for many Americans: a dream. Home ownership across America is becoming ...
Property Design with a Purpose

Property Design with a Purpose

Every architectural endeavor starts by considering the function of the building before requesting a construction estimate. What will it be used for? What kind of people will use it? This has been true since the very first structures were built. The primary purpose was shelter from the environment and potential ...
Contractual Unity in a Volatile Market

Contractual Unity in a Volatile Market

In today’s market, unity amongst construction personnel has never been more important. Construction projects have always been susceptible to shifting parameters like weather delays, shortage of skilled workers, and supply chain issues. In the current market, construction personnel also must factor in certain safety requirements ushered in by the pandemic ...