A big part of investment success comes from analyzing your performance. What works, what doesn’t, and what can you do better? To do this, you’ll need to produce a Cash Flow Statement for each of your properties. It’s not hard to do – this month’s article will walk you through it.
Single Family Residential rentals create poor cash flow when compared with NNN leased or multifamily investments. The reason for this is actually a benefit to Single Family owners – their values are comparatively higher than other investment properties. This month, we’ll explore the potential benefits you can enjoy when moving from single family to NNN or multifamily investments.
The Opportunity Zone is a powerful tool that Congress created that allows investors to defer non-1031-eligible Capital Gains through real estate investing. Congress has not extended the legislation that created this tool, so the current round of Opportunity Zone funds on the market may be the last once they sell out in 1st quarter, 2024. This could be your Last Call if this is something that can help you.
Is today’s market a good time to sell? This month, we’ll seek to answer that question.
The Internal Rate of Return, or IRR, is a financial measure that seeks to measure financial returns over a time period while taking the time value of money into account. I find that rate is often quoted in sale materials, but never explained. This article will walk you through how this number is measured, and how you can use it to estimate your returns.
This month, we’ll review student housing as a real estate asset class. When done right, it may be a way to collect higher rents and see more appreciation potential. It also can be a great way to work around rent controls.
Each year, California is making it harder to be in the landlord business. It’s almost as if the state is telling us that we aren’t wanted here. Maybe it’s time that we started listening.
Office vacancies, when compared to other asset classes such as apartments or industrial, are high nationwide. Could this be an opportunity or a hazard for investors?
I’ve been talking about growing real estate markets in Texas, Florida and the Atlanta suburbs for many years. Are there any “newly emerging” growing markets that deserve consideration? This month, we’ll take a look at some.
Your investment real estate deserves to be treated as a business. Therefore, you should create a business plan for any potential rental property purchase. That’s what I do.”
When selling real estate you only pay capital gains tax, which is 15 or 20 percent. And that’s it, right? No – it’s much more complicated (and expensive) than that. This month, we’ll talk about how a 1031 Exchange can help you defer all those taxes (potentially forever.) In the conclusion, I’ll explain how “Potentially forever” works.”
There are many measures used to estimate and compare the values of investment real estate: Cost per square foot, cost per unit, gross rent multiplier and a CAP Rate are some of the most common. This month, I’ll talk about how to use the CAP Rate estimation of value.