Timeshares are one of those things people love to hate. Sort of like network marketing or President Trump. Lots of bad press, but enough positive aspects and flashy hype that people keep coming back wanting more. But are they really as bad as they seem? Timeshare Ownership: The Frenemy of the Real Estate World While […]
The U.S. real estate market continues to improve thanks to greater confidence in the housing market, and with the upward movement comes more cash flowing for investing in real estate. There are a number of different ways to get involved in real estate investments depending on what you, the investor, are looking for. It’s a […]
Experienced financial advisors point out to clients that real estate investment portfolio diversity will help reduce risk in their overall portfolio. You can achieve this in the stock market by purchasing several different stocks, or by investing in a fund that holds multiple stocks. Diversification in real estate works much the same way. Investors can […]
And the Best Real Estate Investment is… One question I am often asked about with regards to real estate is: What is the “best” type of property to invest in? Obviously, there is no right or wrong answer. Your ability to risk the money you invest, the returns you might expect, time horizons, and your […]
Familiarize yourself with the important financial terminology used in connection with real estate investment, property operations and lending.
Should you leverage real estate investments? The answer depends on six factors, and our expert breaks down each one for you.
The smart real estate investor’s checklist for Deal Sponsor diligence. When considering investing in a passive real estate deal, the qualities of the sponsor are arguably more important than the underlying real estate:
That said, it is critical to understand that your due diligence requirements depend on the type of asset you are investing in. Here is a short list of investment property categories to consider; each comes with a unique set of inquiries necessary to fully understand its risks and opportunities.
Investing in a real estate syndication enables you to acquire a diversified portfolio of properties with the same amount of capital, and without having to undertake managerial or financial burdens.
There are a lot of misconceptions around the “like-kind exchange” rules found in § 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. Our real estate investment expert, Tracy Treger, sets the record straight on 1031 exchanges.