Buying a home is a significant commitment for both married and unmarried couples. Homeownership with a significant other brings newfound happiness and pride into the relationship -- the two of you are planting roots together and building shared memories.
Investment property taxes are complex, and you should always seek the advice of a competent professional. The application of taxes related to investment real estate is different from taxes on your personal residence or ordinary income. For example, consider the limitation on the SALT deduction created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). SALT (state and local taxes) was previously one of the most widely claimed deductions on itemized federal tax returns in the U.S. The TCJA limited SALT deductions to $10,000 for either single or married filers. This new limit precluded many taxpayers from deducting the property taxes on their primary residences from their federal income taxes, at least to some degree.
A DST certificate of cancellation is a normal process of dissolving a DST. This is not something DST investors need to worry about. The sponsor or management will take care of the dissolution mechanics. But as a DST investor, it is still worth knowing what goes on when a DST is dissolved, which we'll find in this article.
Divorce can bring about some profound impacts on many aspects of your life, from living arrangements to financial and legal issues that need to be sorted out.
Entitlement risks can present special problems when acquiring and developing land. It’s difficult to know what curveballs city council members and other local government agencies may throw at developers. However, they aren’t the only ones involved when it comes to entitlement risk.
A disregarded entity may sound like a complex term, but if you're familiar with pass-through entities, you're already familiar with disregarded entities. There's a little more to know about a disregarded entity, though, which is what we'll go over in this article.
Self-storage can be an intriguing sector in commercial real estate and one that investors may want to consider. The U.S. currently offers approximately 1.9 billion square feet of personal storage space1, and the market continues to grow since occupancy is at record levels in many metropolitan areas, according to recent remarks by Aaron Swerdlin, vice chairman of Newmark.
A Tenant in Common (TIC) agreement is when there is shared ownership in a property between two or more owners. The percentage ownership is calculated differently in every circumstance and depends on the type of property and the terms of the agreement.
Investors who purchase interests in Delaware Statutory Trusts receive fractional shares of pre-packaged investments they likely wouldn’t be able to access as solo investors.
There’s no perfect time to buy an investment property. It’s important for investors to recognize market conditions that have the potential to create favorable opportunities. While there are seasonality factors and economic triggers, there’s a lot that impacts your investment property potential.