• Opportunity Zone Funds Vs. 1031 Exchanges
    In: Real Estate Investing
    Opportunity Zone Funds vs. 1031 Exchanges

    One of the biggest advantages that we feel a QOZ fund offers is the need to only re-invest the gains from the sale of a property.  Compared to a 1031 where both gains and cost base needs to be re-invested.  The gain deferred can also be any one of the following as well:* Short-term or Long-term capital gains Unrecaptured Section 1250 gains. Collectible gains Gains from other Securities Net Section 1231 gains Capital gain net income IRC sec. 1256 contracts. *(Source: EisnerAmper-QOF 2019) Min. holding requirements need to be met however to take advantage of these benefits. See the below chart for more differences between a 1031 and investing in a QOZ. If...Read more >

  • Illinois Enacts Law Barring Landlords From Evicting Tenants ...
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    Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a bill into law Wednesday that prohibits landlords in the state from evicting residents due to their immigration status, the...

  • The “landlord Way” To Investing
    In: Real Estate Investing

    The landlord of a rental property is not concerned about the daily price fluctuation of his/her property. Instead, a landlord focuses on the rent payments and long term...

  • Better Public Policy Can Help Housing Crisis
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    The U.S. is in the throes of a housing affordability crisis. Rents are rising and demand is increasing, all while incomes stagnate. Why not simply build more...

  • Nyc Landlord Accused Of Dividing Condo Horizontally Into ...
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    A New York condo owner is accusing of splitting his Lower East Side apartment into an illegal duplex. But rather than adding walls, he reportedly lowered the ceiling and...