• Qualified Opportunity Zones: Your 180-day Clock Isn't What ...
    In: Real Estate Investing
    Qualified Opportunity Zones: Your 180-Day Clock Isn't What You Think It Is

    In order to qualify for opportunity zone tax benefits, an investor must reinvest capital gains into a qualified opportunity zone (QOZ) eligible investment vehicle within 180 days after recognizing the gain. One hundred eighty days may seem straightforward, but it's important for investors to know that it might not be if your gains are from the sale of Section 1231 property. What Is Section 1231 Property?Section 1231 applies to depreciable property used in a trade or business that has been held for at least one year. A sale or exchange of property held mainly for sale to customers wouldn’t qualify for a Section 1231 gain. In order words, if you can get your investment in the property...Read more >

  • Bill Requires Landlords To Pay Moving Costs For ...
    In: Latest News

    The Montgomery County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass what Council Member Gabe Albornoz called “groundbreaking” tenants’ rights legislation.The...

  • Senior Housing 2020: Gearing Up For The Silver ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    In the seniors housing sector, 2019 will be remembered for being a relatively quiet year. That is not to say that there were not some notable occurrences, interesting...

  • Automation Within Cre Lending
    In: Financing

    Automation…it’s a word we use often in the digital world to describe processes that are driven by machines rather than humans.  We’ve seen automation (and in some...

  • Here Are The Six Red Flags To Look ...
    In: Latest News,Tenant Screening

    When screening potential tenants it’s important for landlords to not only gather all the important data, but to know what red flags to watch out for.Like most...

  • 5 Tips For Insuring Older Rental Buildings
    In: Landlord Quick Tips
    5 Tips for Insuring Older Rental Buildings

    Written by Lauren Lieb, InsuranceHub Property owners and managers are often veterans when dealing with insurance, so chances are you are familiar with the coverages you need. It comes with the territory. You understand the risks you face, and you know how insurance can protect you. But there is more to it than just having the correct coverage.You must also ask yourself if you are setting yourself up to be in the best possible insurance situation – especially if you are insuring an “older” building. (By insurance terms, “older” typically means that the property was built more than 20 years ago.)Here are a few ways you can improve your insurance situation as a...Read more >

  • What Is A Rent-to-own Home And How Does ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    If you’re thinking of buying a property in the next few years, but aren’t quite ready to make a move, you may want consider looking into a rent-to-own property....

  • Multifamily Housing May Be The New American Home
    In: Real Estate Investing

    Zoning laws have often kept single-family homes as the only viable option for builders. But now states such as Virginia are rethinking what the American home should be,...

  • Rental Pricing Resources And Trends, By Size
    In: Latest News

    By Steve GeidlRental pricing and how to set the price of their rentals is naturally one of the first questions asked by owners.They often have some idea –...

  • To Solve Our Low-income Housing Crisis, The Voucher ...
    In: Latest News

    SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio -- More than 1,200 landlords were invited to South Euclid’s seminar in the fall, an event designed to help them understand the importance of federal...