Understanding the tax benefits of owning real estate can be a tremendous asset and all you to grow your rental portfolio.  Utilizing tax write-offs, pass-through deduction entities and avoidance of capital gains tax through deference (1031 exchange), you can keep more money in your pocket to be put towards obtaining additional rental properties and the…

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Home mortgages (or home loans), in principle, are not that complicated.  You (the investor) are borrowing money from an entity (typically a bank) which you then repay based on an interest rate for the loan. So, in the general sense they are pretty straight forward: you borrow a certain amount and repay the original loan…

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Property Manager Due Diligence Property managers (PM) are not typically considered an essential piece of your real estate investment team – unless you live out of state.  Honestly, if you buy a local property, there are a lot of compelling reasons you shouldn’t have a PM. The biggest reason people opt out of having PM…

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Many people are talking about the eerie feeling regarding the current housing market. It could be described as Real Estate Déjà vu. Déjà vu is the sense or feeling that one has lived through the current or present situation before. This all seems too similar.  The last time we had such significant long-term jumps in…

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What Are the Differences? Understanding the differences between being pre-approved and pre-qualified can save you a lot of headaches on the search for rental properties. While they have similarities, the two terms are quite different. They carry different weight when it comes to securing properties. We’ll discuss the distinct differences between the two, when you…

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What is Depreciation and Why is it Important? Real estate investing is like a unicorn or the Holy Grail. You can purchase an asset (actually you can get other people to give you money to purchase an asset), have someone else pay off the asset for you, all the while taking on tax deductions to…

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Turnkey properties are often overlooked in the world of real estate investing. They tend to play second fiddle to more flashy investments like the BRRRR (Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat) strategy or wholesaling. Turnkey rental properties could be the perfect avenue to get into (and continue) real estate investing.  While turnkey companies operate differently with…

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Partnerships in real estate investments Growing your real estate portfolio can be both challenging an exhilarating.  While the aspiration to grow is the aspiration for many new investors, their dreams can be dashed before they really get off the ground. Buying the first few rental properties is daunting but most of the time, you aren’t…

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Should I invest in Real Estate Right Now? With interest rates seemingly increasing daily there is an all too common question lurking in many investors’ minds: Should I continue (or start) investing in real estate? Despite the rising interest rates over the last several weeks to months, investors continue to pour money into investment properties.  …

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Owning real estate has tremendous benefits and can be a great source of acquiring wealth.  Additionally, there are numerous tax related deductions that investors can utilize to significantly reduce their taxable income helping to improve their cash flow. While the 2021 tax deadline has come and gone it is never too early to start thinking…

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