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Can an Opportunity Zone Flip Houses?

Posted by Justin Ross on Oct 23, 2021

Are HOA Fees Tax Deductible?

If you’re looking at properties, you may notice some houses and condos for sale have HOA fees in their listings. You might be wondering if HOA fees are mandatory, how often they need to be paid, what the fees cover, and if you can deduct HOA fees from your taxes. HOA payments are an added cost that needs to be considered when making your monthly housing budget.

Posted by Jacob Adams on Oct 22, 2021

Topic: Tax


What Is the Efficient Frontier and How Do You Calculate It?

The efficient frontier is a concept in finance that can help you identify a potential portfolio for any given return requirement and level of risk.

Posted by Brett Kimbro on Oct 22, 2021

1031 Exchange Single Family into Multi-family: What You Need to Know

Considering a 1031 exchange from a single-family investment property into multi-family? If you set up the exchange correctly and complete the transaction within the strict timeline, it’s possible. 

Posted by David Funes on Oct 21, 2021

Topic: 1031 Exchange


What Is Excluded from Net Income Investment Tax (NIIT)?

What Is the NIIT?

The Net Income Investment Tax was imposed beginning in 2013 to help fund the Affordable Care Act. The NIIT is contained in Section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code and applies a tax rate of 3.8 percent to the net investment income of individuals, estates, and trusts that have income above specific thresholds. It applies to income from these sources:

Posted by Robert Cobean on Oct 21, 2021

Topic: Tax


What Is Net Operating Income in Real Estate?

To consider the potential profitability of a real estate investment, there is a calculation called the net operating income (NOI). The calculation is done by taking the revenue earned from the real estate investment minus any operating expenses

Posted by Amr Tenney on Oct 20, 2021

Topic: Tax


Can I Pull Equity from an Opportunity Zone?

Posted by Clay Schmidt on Oct 20, 2021

How Much Is the Penalty for not Paying Estimated Taxes?

If you bring in income that doesn’t automatically have taxes withheld, you are expected to pay estimated taxes to the IRS each quarter. If you don’t, you will face penalty fines. 

Posted by Colton Hoisager on Oct 19, 2021

Topic: Tax


What Is the Difference Between a Qualified Intermediary and FATCA?

A Qualified Intermediary or QI is a key participant in a 1031 exchange and is critical to the successful outcome of the transaction. Sometimes referred to as a 1031 Exchange Accommodator, the QI is responsible for the following actions:

Posted by Sam Kohler on Oct 19, 2021

What Is Direct Deeding in a 1031 Exchange?

Prior to 1991, in a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, a seller would deed a property to an intermediary who then deeded the property to a third-party buyer, known as sequential deeding. Now, there is the option for the seller to deed to property directly to the buyer, known as direct deeding. 

Posted by Jacob Adams on Oct 18, 2021

Topic: 1031 Exchange


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