People who buy and sell (or “flip”) real properties often call themselves real estate “investors”.  But this may not be a correct definition in the eyes of the IRS.  The IRS will often seek to determine whether these taxpayers are operating as “dealers” or “investors”.  Should you be classified as a dealer, you are Read More »

With the recent announcement that Amazon will be constructing a second headquarters expected to bring 50,000 highly paid jobs to a major American city on the Eastern side of the country, real estate investors have started to pay attention. That’s because a major employer like that is bound to cause an impact on the local Read More »

  If you have been looking at the products available for commercial and residential real estate loans, you have probably encountered the term bridge loan before. Unless you’ve had to apply for one, though, you might not realize what bridge loans are or how they are used.  These are short-term loans designed to allow borrowers Read More »

  Finding ways to manage your tax burden as an investor is never an easy task. No matter how much you research or how much you strategize, you are likely to find the complexities of managing your tax burden an ever-shifting obligation. It gets more complex if your business involves real estate investments, and while Read More »

Real estate investments don’t work like any other form of investment business. They involve investing in physical properties at various stages of development. This distinction creates some unique opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors working in this industry. To get the most out of your investments, you need to understand how income from real estate investments Read More »

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