Pax Properties, LLC
Justin Ford began buying small residential properties in 2002. In 2006, he founded Pax Properties. Today, Pax has bought, renovated and managed over 1,250 units and retail properties throughout Florida and the Midwest.
Perhaps Pax's signal achievement has been that--through the boom, bust and a pandemic--the company has never been late on a mortgage payment nor failed to produce positive returns for investors. Mr. Ford attributes that success to core principles that make them patient buyers, prudent users of debt, and diligent operators, all with an eye towards the long term.
This approach has helped Pax recover from mistakes, weather down markets, and consistently take advantage of opportunities for long-term growth. This unique track record has helped Pax develop a loyal following of hundreds of repeat accredited investors, as well as banks regional lenders, and agency lenders eager to fund their projects.
Prior to founding Pax Properties, Mr. Ford was a financial editor and publisher for over 20 years, covering stock, bond and currency markets around the world, with an emphasis on emerging markets. He has written and edited hundreds of articles on international investment and has authored various books, reports and financial courses, including Seeds of Wealth
(1999) and Secret Value & Growth Cities (2006)
in which he warned of the brewing real estate bubble, identified the most dangerously overvalued markets in the country as well as the markets best poised to offer refuge from the coming crash. He is also the author of a comprehensive real estate investment course: The C.A.P. Strategy: Bubble-proof Investig for Lifelong Income
After successfully executing more than a dozen individual-property syndications, in mid-2021 Pax launched its first fund: The C.A.P. Plus Diversified Income Fund. The fund buys value-add apartment communiities and select other income-producing properties, close to or below replacement value, in growth markets throughout the Southeast and Midwest.