Tax returns and private money lenders

It’s tax time … Have you borrowed money? Have slow private money? When lending and borrowing, do you mail and / or receive forms 1098 or 1099? Do you know how to use them? At a recent Triad Mastermind meeting, there were questions about who gets 1099 income and 1098 returns. We asked our CPA and here is some of […]

How to Wholesale an Apartment Building

It sounds totally impossible, taking a large apartment building and awarding the contract in the tens of thousands. Can you really do that, and if you can, how is it done? Well the answer is yes, you can flip an apartment building. People no smarter than you are doing it across the country every month, maybe every day. The way […]

Real estate investment in the Covid era

Wow, how things have changed, fast! If you are still investing, I would love to hear how you are adapting and what you see for the future. I’ll start with some of the Covid changes we’ve already made. NOTE: Much of what I share is what we are already experiencing and changing in our own business. Much is based on […]

Tips for Using Prudential Real Estate Bank’s Property Foreclosure List

Investors and home buyers are discovering that the Prudential Real Estate Bank-owned foreclosure listing offers a wide range of discounted homes. Homes in foreclosure are rising in the ranks as the preferred option for buyers as they are priced below market value. The list of foreclosures owned by the Prudential Real Estate Bank covers all types of residential properties, as […]

Farm Cost Segregation Studies: Accelerated Depreciation to Save Taxes

Farm cost segregation studies are a smart tax measure for farmers and ranchers here in the Sacramento Valley, California’s agricultural hub. And it’s about time: Although cost segregation studies have been available for decades, they have only recently reached the mainstream. Agricultural entrepreneurs in Northern California are realizing the great benefit these studies can bring to their results. The general […]

Taking over The Property Brothers

Well, I know it sounds dramatic, but … let’s call it passion. The deal is for my wife to sit and watch Property Brothers and similar shows (House Hunters, Rehab Addict, etc.), and since I am the wonderful husband that I am, I will sit down and watch them with her. HOWEVER, I began to notice a pattern that has […]

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