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What is a 1031 Exchange and How Can It Benefit Commercial Real Estate Investors

October 27, 2021
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What is a 1031 exchange? It means swapping out one investment property for another in such a way that lets you defer capital gains taxes. How can a 1031 exchange benefit commercial real estate investors? If you are swapping like-kind properties, then deferring capital gains taxes can mean it’s cheaper and easier to get out…

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What is a Sale Leaseback – And Why Is It Right For Your Business?

September 14, 2021
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There are several ways in which a business can obtain funds. A business loan is probably the first thing that comes to mind. But if your business has real estate holdings, there’s a potentially better way to raise business funds. If your business generates a higher rate of return than your investment in real estate,…

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How iBuyers And Technology Are Changing The Real Estate Market

March 23, 2021
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The real estate market is affected by multiple factors: the money supply, employment, demographics, and the Federal Reserve System to name a few. These determinants have long histories with the buying and selling of property. However, in recent years, technology inserted itself among market variables in the form of iBuyer online platforms. How do these…

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IMN Single Family Rental Forum – A Fresh Perspective on a New Asset Class

February 25, 2020
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Prior to being the Sales Manager here at Point Acquisitions, I spent time in a large corporation. This is my first time attending the IMN Single Family Rental Forum with Point and I wanted to share my thoughts from the conference from a beginner’s view as well as my key takeaways. First Impressions In the…

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iBuyer Companies: The Rise of OpenDoor, Zillow, Redfin, DirectOffers: What Does It Mean for the Real Estate Market?

February 7, 2020
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Recently I was on an esteemed panel of ibuyer companies with their key people at the IMN Single Family Rental Conference in Arizona this past December.  We discussed the many potential impacts this new model has on the real estate market and how rapidly these companies are gaining market share. The real estate market is…

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Philadelphia Real Estate Market in 2019: Callowhill, Northern Liberties, Fishtown, East Kensington, Olde Richmond, and Manayunk

April 17, 2019
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The Philadelphia real estate market is booming. 2019 is shaping up to be an incredible year for investors willing to take risks and perform due diligence concerning trends and raw data in the area. And all signs point towards a bevy of fruitful opportunities, even in places you may not expect. It’s a dense and…

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How to Raise Capital For Your Latest Real Estate Investment

June 28, 2018
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The real estate market is filled with opportunities for beginning investors, but how do you finance your first investment? A traditional loan is one way to get started, but there are many other ways to raise capital to pay for your first real estate purchase. Which one you choose will depend on your own circumstances,…

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