17 07, 2018

Investors: Have You Heard Of Rent Auctions?

By |2018-07-16T22:37:07+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , |0 Comments

  If you own rental properties, you've got to hear about this latest concept: Rent Auctions. Typically, you check comparable rental units in the area, check market reports and do your best job at setting the price of rent in your rental units. Right? Then, you advertise the rental unit for the price that you think is the most accurate rate. Consider this though. One South African start up company began a rental listing and management service. Instead of just declaring the rent, landlords have the option t o allow potential tenants to bid on the opportunity to rent a

16 07, 2018

Should You Manage Your Own Investment Properties?

By |2018-07-16T12:56:52+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Tenants|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

When you own an investment property, you have a big decision to make. Should you manage your own property or hire a property manager? Ultimately that decision will depend on a number of factors. Is it even feasible? Managing Your Own Investment Properties Property managers have several responsibilities. Here are the basic services offered by property managers that would become your responsibility if you manage your own investment properties: Respond to emergency and repair calls from tenants. (Remember, this could mean a call while you're sleeping or in another meeting.) Co-ordinate repairman visits. Finding tenants to place in your rental

13 07, 2018

You Control The Value Of Your Multifamily Real Estate

By |2018-07-13T12:58:33+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When you have a rental property, especially a multifamily rental property with five or more units, the value of the property is actually based on the income that its able to produce. The wonderful thing about investing in rental properties is that you do have some control over this value. See, you are in control of the income and even the expense of the property. When you first purchase an existing multifamily rental property, you can negotiate better prices for many services. Sometimes, you can install supplementary income generators like coin-laundry or services. You can look at rent and determine

12 07, 2018

How A Cost Segregation Study Helps Real Estate Investors

By |2018-07-12T23:02:24+00:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Income, Investing, Investment, New Home Development, Real Estate, Taxes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A cost segregation study can identify and reclassify your property, with the benefit of shortening the property's depreciation time. What happens when the property's depreciation time is reduced, as you probably know, is that your current income tax obligations also reduce. Using this tool, the IRS allows to to speed up the depreciation on certain things such as carpet or cabinets, and even light fixtures and flooring in a building. That way, you can enjoy tax savings sooner! So why doesn't everyone do a cost segregation? Well, the cost of it is not cheap. So, only investors with significant property

8 07, 2018

How You Can Use A Section 1031 Exchange To Defer Taxes Indefinitely

By |2018-07-08T21:28:03+00:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Lawyers, Taxes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Real estate investors can use IRC Section 1031 to postpone paying tax on the gain if they reinvest the proceeds in a similar property. This doesn't mean that it's tax-free, but it does postpone the tax. Plus, they can defer indefinitely if they're smart about it. Real estate investors use this to grow their portfolios and increase the actual return on investment. To do this you'll need to know all the details of the Section 1031 code though, and should consult with an expert.  Here's the thing: Too many people assume that they can't use Section 1031 because they think

30 06, 2018

Up-To-Date Housing Trends For Nashville, Tennessee

By |2018-07-10T10:54:05+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties|Tags: |0 Comments

Are you a real estate investor curious about housing trends for Nashville, Tennessee? Nashville's a great city and we do provide hard money loans for qualified investment properties in Nashville. The latest data about Nashville housing trends is in. Here are the basics that you need to know about if you're looking for investment properties in Nashville. According to the most up-to-date housing trends for Nashville, the median sales price for homes in Nashville was $315,000. This analysis was based on 2,021 home sales in the city. The average price per square foot for a home in Nashville was $211.

29 06, 2018

Up-To-Date Housing Trends For Atlanta, Georgia

By |2018-07-10T10:55:30+00:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Developers, Flipping, Hard Money, Investing, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property|Tags: |0 Comments

According to current housing trends for Atlanta, Georgia and the surrounding areas, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is one of thethe 20 best housing markets for investors in 2018. Actually, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is currently considered the seventh best housing market for investors in 2018. Key metrics that helped the greater Atlanta metro area and surrounding cities ranked seventh on the list include the following: The average home price for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is $234,249. A 3-year population growth rate of 4.9% is reported for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area. The 2-year job growth rate Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metro area is

24 06, 2018

NCDOR Directive For Real Property And Real Property Contract Retail Sales Tax

By |2018-06-24T15:00:40+00:00June 24th, 2018|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , |0 Comments

The NCDOR has published a directive clarifying what services relating to real property are subjected to sales and use tax. It addresses North Carolina General Statute § 105-164.4H. The statute says that services to real property are actually to be considered retail sales and subject to sales and use tax unless the service is subject to a tax as a real property contract, as a mixed transaction contract, or is otherwise exempt from sales and use tax. Still, it specifies that all all receipts are subject to the retail sales tax unless it's separately established otherwise by proper records. The “real property

23 06, 2018

North Carolina Evergreens For Hedges And Screens

By |2018-06-23T17:07:07+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Categories: Tenants|Tags: |0 Comments

Are you looking for North Carolina evergreens for hedges and screens for your rental home? Certain evergreens do very well in North Carolina. Here's a few that work well that you might consider for your rental property. One of the best hedges for North Carolina are holly varieties. Nellie Stevens, Oakleaf, Festive, Needlepoint and Robin all look nice with dark green leaves all year. In the fall and through the winter, they each produce red berries. They aren't slow growers either. They grow at a moderate rate and work well as either a hedge or a screen. Grow them in

17 06, 2018

House Flipping: Most Preferred Exit Strategy For Hard Money Loans

By |2018-06-17T15:00:08+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Flipping, Hard Money Loans|0 Comments

A few common exit strategies for hard money loans. By exit strategy, we mean, the way you intend to pay off the hard money loan. You absolutely must have at least one exit strategy, and having a back-up strategy is even better. So, what is our clients' favorite exit strategy? The most preferred means to pay off a hard money loan is to sell the property for a nice profit and use that income to pay off the hard money loan. See, hard money loans are the perfect short-term solution for people who need money fast to take advantage of