As a real estate investor, you’re very keen on working out cash flows and appreciation of a property. But what about the various risks inherent in all properties? Are you managing your exposure to different risks? Are you aware of the specific risks that come with each property?
Coronavirus has rattled real estate property types of all kinds, with student housing being no exception. Forced closures of universities around the United States has been a major cause of concern, with most, if not all, classes being transferred to an online setting. With a lack of need to stay in college towns, students are heading home. But what exactly does this mean for private student housing?
Multi-family housing has established itself as one of the most active after investment classes for private and institutional buyers, with an estimated 35 million residents driving the industry.1 Rising tenant demand, coupled with ease of financing, has historically created a strong argument for the sector, which in turn has created significant demand from both institutions and individuals looking to develop and invest. In light of recent events surrounding COVID-19 and an impending recession, how will multi-family fare? Is the property type still as defensible as it once was, or is there cause for concern?
Retail real estate has traditionally been an attractive asset for the cash flow oriented investor. Long-term leases with minimal operating expenses are designed to provide steady, predictable cash flow over a long-term horizon, while providing a layer of diversification on one’s real estate portfolio.
Lease arrangements can be complex, but there is a specific group of well-known lease types that provide a few options for tenants without too much complexity. These are called net leases. In this article, we’ll discuss what a double net lease is and how it compares to other net lease types.
Before buying real estate of any kind, it stands to reason that research on the asset should take place. Doing so helps ensure the minimization of post-sale shocks or surprises. This research -- known as due diligence -- provides you with an in-depth look at your potential investment.
Most Americans will admit that instant gratification is an Achilles’ heel, especially in their personal financial realm. Digital devices increase the ease in which we execute transactions to buy. The Federal Reserve offers proof: credit card debt has entered the stratosphere: it has reached $1.04 trillion and is still on an upward trajectory.
On realized1031.com, we’ve discussed the benefits of the QOZ program extensively. Some of the primary highlights are:
- Deferral and reduction of original gain.
- Dismissal of gain in the fund if held for 10 or more years.
- Opportunity to grow tax-optimized wealth.
Fund managers like to flaunt these benefits. But listening to only the benefits of an investment opportunity doesn’t tell the full story. In this article, we’re going to cover three areas that present real risks to QOZ investors.
Real estate crowdfunding has made real estate investing available to a broader range of potential investors. But this ease of access also means it is easy to make a bad investment. Before you begin turning over your hard-earned money to a real estate crowdfunding platform, here are a few things you should know about investing in real estate crowdfunding deals.
Operating a business within an opportunity zone means participating in improving the economic prosperity of a specific area. There are a few requirements that must be met before any business can qualify as an opportunity zone business. In this article, we’ll look at what those qualifications are and the types of businesses that can operate in them.