Real Estate Investments

13 05, 2017

Why a Buyer Should Never Pay More than Appraised Value on Leveraged Property

By | 2017-08-13T18:28:47+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Real Estate Investments, Seniors Real Estate Specialists|

Recently a friend asked me to explain why a buyer should never pay more than appraised value on leveraged property.  Since she had taken a few classes I began by explaining the opportunity costs associated with this strategy and I could see her eyes "glass-over" and I knew I had lost her. When I shifted

26 07, 2016

Tax-Deferred 1031 Exchanges

By | 2016-07-26T07:51:26+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Real Estate Investments|

A 1031 exchange involves a swap of like-kind real estate for like-kind real estate. Tax-deferred 1031 Exchanges are important for investors of commercial and income properties. Federal tax law allows taxpayers to defer capital gains tax on the exchange of property used in trade or business or held for investment. A 1031 exchange postpones taxes,