Category Archives: For Investors

Understanding Real Estate Bonus Depreciation

Bonus depreciation allows you to minimize your tax liabilities and maximize your return. With bonus depreciation, you can deduct a large portion of the cost of qualifying assets during the year they were placed in service.  Unfortunately, understanding bonus depreciation, how it works, and whether it’s right for your real estate investment strategy is no […]

Understanding Hard Money Loans

If the phrase “hard money loan” makes you think of quick and easy business deals that end in “cold, hard cash,” you’re not too far off the mark. However, just because this type of loan offers fast financing doesn’t mean it’s a good, safe option for everyone. So, what are hard money loans and should you […]

Selling a Tenant-Occupied Property

Know your rights—and the tenant’s, too. Whether you’re looking to take advantage of a seller’s market or simply tired of landlord life, there are plenty of reasons you might need to sell a tenant-occupied property. Sure, it’s your house to sell, but having renters does affect the process. Violating lease agreements or upsetting a tenant could […]

What Is A Probate Sale

If you’re an active real estate investor, at some point you’ll likely come across a probate sale. Properties sold through probate can be a good deal, as they’re often priced lower than other comparable homes, however, there are risks and probate sales often take longer than traditional real estate transactions. As a result they aren’t popular […]

Guide to Reverse 1031 Exchanges

There are many reasons why you might find yourself in a position where you must acquire or would prefer to acquire your like-kind replacement property first before you sell your current relinquished property in your 1031 Exchange. You might unexpectedly find an investment opportunity that you must act on before you even have time to […]