real estate

Don’t Get Carved up: Dealing with Nonrecourse Loan Carveouts

October 20, 2016

Nonrecourse loans draw many borrowers because the arrangements can shield them from personal liability. But they don’t always provide that protection. If borrowers violate carveouts in the lo..

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Demolition and Your Tax Basis: What You Need to Know

October 20, 2016

With the commercial real estate market on the upswing in many parts of the country, investors and developers are again turning to properties with older buildings on them for development opportuniti..

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Ask the Advisor: Is a bridge loan right for me?

August 8, 2016

As the real estate market rebounds, bridge loans can provide an interim financing option for investors and developers until they're able to secure long-term financing. While such loans provide ..

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Get Smart with “Smart Buildings”

August 8, 2016

With smart TVs, cars and appliances becoming more common, it's no surprise that smart buildings are also starting to take a foothold across the country. Some owners and investors continue to re..

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How to Avoid Getting Buried By your Debt

August 8, 2016

Leverage — using borrowed money to make an investment — allows real estate investors to afford more expensive properties than they could with just their own equity. It's an especial..

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