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How to Value Multifamily Properties

Finding the value of multifamily investment properties is different than looking at the value of other types of real estate, simply for the fact that you will likely be renting to several tenants, and will have the upkeep of multiple units. 

Posted by Robert Cobean on May 13, 2021

What Types of Loans Can Be Used for Investment Properties?

Investing in real estate has the potential for long-term earnings, and while some people have the capital to pay cash for a property, many need to get a loan to purchase an investment property

Posted by Robert Cobean on May 10, 2021

How to Report the Sale of Inherited Property On a Tax Return

President Biden is proposing the removal of something called the step-up in basis for inherited property. Anyone who’s dealt with inherited property likely knows how important the step up in basis is. If you’ve filed out tax forms for the sale of inherited property, the step up in basis is a key component. Although for tax filing purposes, it is called the fair market value. In this article, we’ll look at which tax forms are involved with the sale of inherited property, along with a few examples of what a step up in basis looks like.

Posted by Robert Cobean on May 5, 2021

Can I Sell My Rental Property to Pay off Debt?

Deciding to sell a rental property to pay off debt is a very personalized decision, but there are questions you can ask yourself to evaluate whether or not it might be right for you. 

Posted by Robert Cobean on May 2, 2021

Is Retirement Pension Considered Income?

You receive a retirement pension payment after you stop working, but is it considered income? 

Posted by Robert Cobean on Apr 27, 2021

Can Two Trusts Be Tenants In Common?

Many people establish trusts to help manage and control their financial assets. Some use trusts to protect assets acquired prior to marriage from being divided during a divorce, while others establish trusts to avoid court-supervised probate of trust assets upon their passing.

Posted by Robert Cobean on Apr 23, 2021

How to Invest in Student Housing

Student housing is prevalent in pretty much all college towns across the country, but a frequent question we get is how to get started investing in student housing. 

Posted by Robert Cobean on Apr 20, 2021

How Delaware Statutory Trust Ownership Structures Work

Real estate investing in multi million-dollar properties isn’t just for blue blood elites, cryptocurrency and startup billionaires, or world-famous athletes with money to spare. Although wealthy Americans have amassed more money to invest in coveted institutional-grade properties, everyday investors also can participate in these types of investments by purchasing fractional interests in Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs)

Posted by Robert Cobean on Apr 16, 2021

Where Do I Invest in Student Housing?

Student’s often live off-campus, and their housing has the potential to be lucrative in many situations. So, where do you invest in student housing, and how can you ensure you are finding the best investment opportunity for you? 

Posted by Robert Cobean on Apr 12, 2021

What is a Non-Qualified Retirement Plan?

Most of us are familiar with qualified retirement plans -- they are employer-sponsored 401(k), 403(b), and profit-sharing plans that meet guidelines set forth in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974.

Posted by Robert Cobean on Apr 7, 2021

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