Financial planning often includes purchasing a life insurance policy to provide a source of income and financial security for surviving dependents.
In real estate, a short sale is typically when a homeowner sells their property for less than they owe on the mortgage — usually in a tight financial situation. The same can be done with a financed investment property to avoid an impending foreclosure.
Credit migration risk is downgrade risk in the credit rating for a company or (bond) issuer. Investors can use credit migration to determine if a company’s credit is getting better or worse. In this article, we’ll explain what credit migration risk is and how to incorporate it into investment analysis.
The State of Delaware has long been a nationally recognized leader in statutory trusts for a number of reasons.
Timing is a crucial element of 1031 exchanges. There are key deadlines that must be met in order to successfully complete an exchange, and investors also must hold their replacement properties for a set period of time.
Commercial property leases take various forms, and each type has different advantages for the tenant and owner/investor. A well-conceived agreement should be fair to each participant and be written to avoid confusion. With a gross lease the landlord pays all the property's operating expenses while the tenants pay rent for their respective space, perhaps with a load factor for common areas. The utility costs could be included in the rent or charged separately to each tenant. In a modified gross lease, the tenants pay rent plus a portion of the building’s annual operating expenses.
Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) can potentially offer a variety of benefits to investors regardless of where they reside.
There is no perfect time to sell an investment property. Every situation is unique. You’ll need to consider your personal situation, economic factors, taxes, and much more.
What Is a Tenancy-in-Common?
TIC (Tenancy-in-Common) structures are one of several options for groups owning real estate together. A TIC arrangement can work well if the co-owners have the same goals and interests guiding their decisions because they each have an undivided share of the property, even if they own an unequal percent.