Crowdfunding for real estate continues to gain momentum.  As a result, certain important tax questions arise. One such question relates to dealing with state tax consequences on equity deals and whether investors are required to file income tax returns (and of course pay income tax) in the states where the real property is located or Read More »

  Real estate crowdfunding is becoming a very popular way for investors to get into the real estate market.  They don’t have to manage the day to day operations of the property, but will be able to obtain cash flow and a percent of the profits upon disposition.  Most real estate investors understand the basics Read More »

Real estate crowdfunding is a form of real estate syndication. This form of investment has become more common in recent days, but investors often get confused on the tax treatment. The tax treatment is certainly different from other forms of investments, like stocks and bonds. But the issues can be simplified, so let’s take a Read More »

Real estate syndication has been around for decades. But the syndication process has evolved in recent years with new crowdfunding options. Real estate crowdfunding deals are generally classified as either “equity” deals or “debt” deals and each can have different tax implications. Let’s take a closer look at the differences. Equity Deals When it comes Read More »

At any given moment there are likely multiple factors influencing the price of a particular investment asset. The fundamental driver of investment returns over the long term is growth in the asset’s ability to generate free cash flow (per unit of ownership, but this is for another day).  The generation of free cash flow enables Read More »

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