Tenancy by the Entirety (TBE) is one option among several ways of holding property with one or more others. TBE is only available for married couples who are treated as a single entity for tax purposes. In this usage, both parties have equal rights to the entire property, including these salient advantages:
Earning returns is a primary motivation for investing in stocks. Investors may also seek income through dividends, among other goals, but typically buy stocks hoping the value will increase. Early investors in successful businesses can gain substantially by buying stock and selling it when the share price is higher.
The 1031 exchange, often referred to as a like-kind exchange, is a powerful tool in the world of real estate investing. It enables property owners to defer capital gains taxes when they sell one investment property and then reinvest the proceeds into another, similar property.
Owning rental property can be a profitable enterprise for real estate investors. This activity may be active or passive investing, depending on the property and how involved the owner is. As with many investments, the ability to deduct certain expenses is an essential component of the financial equation. One expense that investors ask about is the deductibility of mortgage interest.
Plenty of articles in recent months have detailed real estate volatility, and for good reason:
Fractional investments in real estate using tools like Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) are often attractive options for real estate investors who prefer not to be obligated to manage the day-to-day operations of their investment property actively.
Setting up a 1031 exchange involves a series of well-defined steps to comply with the regulations set by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This post will dig into the details of several critical exchange components.
A medical power of attorney (often referred to informally as a healthcare proxy and formally as a Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare Decisions) is among the most commonly used POA types. As with any POA, a medical power of attorney is a grant of authority from one person to another. In this instance, the grantor confers to the agent the authority to make medical decisions on the grantor’s behalf when they cannot do so.
We have discussed the advantages of investing in Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs). But DSTs aren’t risk-free investments. Quite the contrary. DSTs are complex investment products, meaning you should consider multiple factors when finding – and selecting – the right trust to invest in.
Taxes on inherited property are something that heirs will have to deal with rather than the owner of the estate. However, there are variations across states. Texas is one of those states that falls into a special category when it comes to capital gains on inherited properties.