Tax Deferral Strategies For Real Estate Investors: A Compact Guide

Although the sale of real estate properties in the United States will incur the payment of capital gains taxes, there are legal ways by which real estate investors can avoid paying such taxes, which are quite a substantial percentage of the final price. Most real estate investors know that the capital gains tax is one

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Tax Season – Hiring a CPA

You’re probably fully aware of the major tax code changes that congress enacted in 2017 that took effect in 2018. As a real estate investor, you should have made changes to your tax strategy at the beginning of last year but if you didn’t now is the time to take action. This may be the

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Taxes 101: What You Should Know if You Sold Your Home This Year

If you sold your home in 2018, it is crucial that you do your research on real estate taxes since you may or may not have to pay capital gains on the profits made. Because of this, you should discover whether you are legally required to report the sale of your home and any gains

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How to Lower Your Property Taxes

More middle income Americans will be hit with the change in limited SALT tax deductions on federal income tax returns than realize it. SALT – State and Local Taxes is a federal tax

How Real Estate Investors Can Defer Taxes Using Section 1031 Exchanges

It has been said that the only things certain in life are death and taxes. Real estate investors cannot cheat death. However, they can defer taxes on the gains from the sale of their real estate using Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code.

1031 Exchange – Move Up Without Paying Capital Gains

Every investor should know about the IRS tax code 1031 exchange (1031 is the tax code section if you want to look it up). This part of the tax code allows you to sell one investment property to purchase a higher cost (more profitable) investment without paying capital gains taxes and depreciation recapture taxes. The

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5 Fundamentals of Real Estate Investing

Investing in real estate is appealing to almost everyone wanting to get ahead financially. What holds many back is a fear of the potential pitfalls. Investing pitfalls exist in every investment market. That’s why the risk-reward equation exists. It’s no different in real estate. However, in real estate there is a vast array of different

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Why Millionaires Are Turning to Real Estate

You might not have known exactly when the stock market was going to head south but the fact that it would was fully predictable. And the wealthy saw it coming. With fixed income investments (saving accounts, CDs, etc.) at historic lows and the equities (stocks) sliding downward once again, those with money to invest are

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What You Need to Know About Title Insurance

If you take out a traditional loan, you are going to be required to buy title insurance for at least the value of the loan. It’s a good idea to take out a policy that includes the value of your down payment as well. Like many things regarding real estate, title insurance varies from state

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4 Ideas For Saving Thousands Of Dollars On Your Mortgage Payment

If you are a typical home buyer, paying less than 20% down, there is about a 90% chance that you’ll use an FHA, VA or USDA loan to finance the purchase of your first home. If you do choose one of these “government insured” loans, you’ll be subject to high fees and interest costs that will amount to more than the entire price of your home.

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