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1031 Exchange Identification Rules You Need to Know

June 27, 2023
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Understanding and complying with the identification rules is crucial for a successful 1031 exchange. These rules outline specific requirements for identifying and acquiring potential replacement properties, and failing to comply can jeopardize the entire exchange process. As a new investor venturing into real estate, it is essential to grasp these rules to ensure a smooth and advantageous exchange. We will explore the top 1031 exchange identification rules you need to know. By familiarizing yourself with these guidelines, you can confidently navigate the property identification process and maximize the tax benefits of your investment. Like-Kind Property Rule The like-kind property rule…

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Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2023

June 13, 2023
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With 2022 firmly in the rearview mirror, we can begin to make sense of the last 12 months and recognize the emerging trends in real estate of 2023.  The volatility from geopolitical disputes like Russia and Ukraine and China’s zero-COVID policy affected many important industries and consumer sentiment. The economic outlook has looked bleak at times. In the first quarter of 2023, commercial real estate investment volume in the United States experienced a significant decline of 57% compared to the previous year, reaching a total of $78 billion, according to the MSCI Real Assets Transaction Database. Awareness of emerging trends…

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Commercial Lease Terms You Should Know

April 19, 2023
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Commercial leases can be complex and confusing, with many legal terms and clauses that can leave even experienced business owners scratching their heads. However, understanding these lease terms is essential to protect your business and ensure a successful tenancy. From base rent to common area maintenance charges, knowing the ins and outs of commercial leasing can save you from costly mistakes and unexpected expenses.  In this post, we’ll break down some of the most important commercial lease terms you need to know to negotiate a fair and favorable lease agreement for your business. So whether you’re a new business owner…

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Mastering Disposition in Real Estate

March 28, 2023
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What is Disposition in Real Estate Disposition in real estate refers to selling, transferring, or disposing of an asset, typically a property. In other words, it’s the process of getting rid of a property and can include: Disposition is a crucial step in the real estate investment process because it determines the outcome of the investment. Importance of Disposition in Real Estate The importance of disposition in real estate cannot be overstated. It is the real estate investment stage where profits are realized or lost. Successful disposition of a property can lead to significant financial gain for the investor, while…

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1031 Exchange Residential To Commercial: Is It Possible?

January 16, 2023
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If you’re considering a 1031 exchange, you may wonder if exchanging a residential property for commercial real estate is possible. The answer is yes, with some caveats. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to converting 1031 exchange residential to commercial and how it works.  What is a 1031 Exchange?  First off, let’s review what a 1031 exchange is. A 1031 exchange allows an investor to defer capital gains taxes when selling an investment property and buying another one of equal or greater value; even up to double with the 1031 exchange 200% rule. This means that rather…

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5 Must Read Real Estate Investing Tips From Experts

August 31, 2022
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Real estate investing can be a lucrative process, or it can leave you high and dry. Your success depends on how well you know the market and how well you know the tricks of the trade. Below are just a few real estate investing tips from the experts to help you consider whether these are the right choice. Real Estate Investing Tips from Experts Look For Motivated Sellers This is important because you want to get the best possible deal for your investment and maximize your profit. A motivated seller is going to do what it takes to move the…

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7 Important Things to Consider Before Investing in Commercial Real Estate

August 29, 2022
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The Philadelphia market has seen some of the most successful real estate investing in recent years. With its bustling economy and high employment rates, there are many opportunities for those willing to spend long hours researching deals, especially when they know how lucrative they can be! Here we’ll share our top to consider before investing in commercial real estate. The most exciting and promising thing about real estate is that even in times of economic turmoil, it will fetch you more cash than stocks. Every day, millions of people look for a place to work, live, shop and play. Therefore,…

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Bridge Loans: What You Need to Know

June 27, 2022
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A bridge loan can be a lifesaver for business owners looking to expand but don’t have the time to wait for traditional loans. The concept of bridging loans has existed for over 200 years, helping homeowners and businesses navigate their short-term financial needs. These short-term loans can help you cover the gap between your current situation and your long-term goal. The popularity of bridge loans has grown, particularly in active real estate markets where the competition is high and the ability to move quickly can make all the difference in securing a property. This blog post will discuss what a…

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Affordable Housing Investing: What You Need to Know

June 22, 2022
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Investing in affordable housing can be a great way to generate passive income. However, there are a few things you need to know before getting started. In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of affordable housing investing and provide you with some tips to get started. So, if you’re interested in learning more about this topic, keep reading! What is Affordable Housing? Affordable housing is defined as housing that costs no more than 30% of a household’s monthly income. This includes rent and utilities. For example, if your monthly income is $3000, your total housing costs should not…

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Florida’s Growth is Leading The Charge

June 1, 2022
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Florida is the third most populous state in the United States, with more than 20 million people. According to the US Census Bureau, Florida has the fastest-growing population. It’s no surprise that its state economy has grown to the 15th largest in the world, up from 17th, based on GDP. Florida’s economy is larger than that of Indonesia and Mexico! This blog post will explore Florida’s leading position in the economy, population, jobs, and residential and commercial real estate growth. It will also discuss why Florida is desirable to live and do business in! Florida: An Economic Overview Job Market…

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