real estate

Signs of Tenant Distress — and What to do About it

June 2, 2017

The economy may be on the upswing, but many businesses are still struggling. That means you could be at risk of tenants filing for bankruptcy, leaving you in the lurch for past and future rents due..

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Time for a 1031 Exchange Primer

June 2, 2017

If you’ve been in the real estate business for even a short amount of time, you’ve probably heard of Section 1031 exchanges. This transaction allows you to sell property and then buy a ..

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Embracing the “Sharing” Economy: What this Shift Could Mean for Commercial Real Estate

June 2, 2017

Over the past several years, Uber and Airbnb have become an accepted part of life in the new economy. The so-called “sharing” (or collaborative) economy optimizes the idle time of a var..

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Your Records Could Make — Or Break — Your Tax Deductions

June 2, 2017

A recent decision by the U.S. Tax Court in a case involving a married couple’s real estate activities included both good and bad outcomes for them on some of their deductions. On both counts,..

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Environmental Due Diligence Can Preempt Costly Liability

March 6, 2017

If you buy property with environmental issues, you may be liable — even if you weren’t responsible for the presence of contaminants. To best protect yourself, be sure to include environ..

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