How to Sink Your Teeth into Real Estate Without Buying Property

Right now is one of the best times to get into real estate investing. Price growth is slated to slow and then pick up speed again. And we’ve seen only a marginal bump in mortgage rates. All of this spurs confidence in the market even if inventory is down. And with confidence comes increase in prices and increase in value. You’ve got to get on the cart now before it climbs too high. But if you don’t necessarily want to bind yourself with a mortgage and a house you can’t sell for a while, there are other ways to invest in real estate. Here are a few methods investors use to increase their dividends. 1. Grab Those REITs While They’re Still Hot A real estate investment trust is a company that owns or finances real estate. Said real estate must produce income for it to be a real estate investment […]

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How the New Tax Law Affects Your Real Estate Business

Tax reform should have a positive impact on the real estate sector. Make sure your business is prepared for these major changes. May 25, 2018 4 min read The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brings big tax changes to the real estate sector, the likes of which haven’t been seen since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Fortunately, the impact on real estate businesses should be mostly positive. That said, there are some crucial changes that business owners and entrepreneurs in the real estate sector should look out for moving forward. Related: The New Tax Law Has Made It a Great Time to Invest in Real Estate. Here’s How to Get the Most From Your Investment. Pass-through entities You have probably heard about the 40 percent reduction in the corporate tax rate to 21 percent under the TCJA. However, if you operate as a sole proprietor, or in a pass-through entity such […]

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3 Must-Know Tips from Real Estate Insiders

Maximize your home sale with these tips. May 15, 2018 2 min read This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates Jumping into the real estate world is a tried-and-true pathway to wealth. That pathway, although tested, isn’t for the faint of heart — there are many bumps along the way. Before you start buying, take some useful beginner’s advice from the insiders who have been there and done that. Related: 12 Times You Should and Shouldn’t Invest in Your Favorite Brands Check out the tips below to learn about some common real estate myths you need to know before you get into the game. Tip 1: It’s all about the timing. Dollar signs are directly linked to the calendar when it comes to real estate. Thanks to seasonal fluctuations, the listing date could increase sellers’ profits — or give buyers a serious discount. Related: 13 Million-Dollar Businesses That Turned Down ‘Shark Tank’ Deals Tip 2: Video made the real estate star. The […]

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