Senior Real Estate Analyst
Colton is involved with Realized’s investment and offering processes, including property and offering due diligence, financial analysis, market research, and deal execution.
Before joining the Realized team full-time, Colton served in the internship program for Realized in the summer of 2017, a role he continued to act in throughout his senior year in college. Along with this, Colton’s experience also includes working for an information company within the Texas Legislature. Colton is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, with a focus in Real Estate.
Colton was born and raised in Arlington, Texas, and moved to Austin when he started college at the University of Texas at Austin. He has two older sisters, and a golden retriever back home named Charlie. Colton's typical Saturday and Sunday include working out, playing golf, or going to Austin's Greenbelt.
Fun Facts About Colton
- One of Colton's favorite books is How to Win Friends & Influence People. The book has given him a new perspective on effective communication and interaction with others while serving as a roadmap to success in both his personal and professional life.
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Can You Borrow Against a 1031 Exchange Property?
One of the potential benefits of direct real estate ownership is the ability to “borrow” against it. This is known as a “cash-out refinance,” and it involves applying for a new loan to pay off the property’s current loan, while ...
Can You Combine a Reverse and Forward 1031 Exchange?
For many real estate investors, the primary objective of completing a 1031 exchange is to defer capital gains taxes generated from the sale of their investment properties.
What Kind of Capital Gains Can You Invest in an Opportunity Zone?
The Opportunity Zone Program was included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to redirect capital to lower-income neighborhoods.