Tag Archives: real estate

What Is A 1031 Exchange? It’s A Way To Build Wealth Now And Pay Taxes Later

One thing that many real estate investors have in common is that they use the 1031 exchange to build wealth now while paying their taxes later. If you’ve never used a 1031 exchange before, this article will provide you with tips on how 1031 exchanges work and how you could use one to build wealth. […]

Buying Investment Property – What is a “Good” deal?

Let’s look at a tried and true way to measure rental property investment returns and what we as buyers should be looking for in our purchases. Total investment returns in real estate are really comprised of two pieces: operating positive cash flows and long-term appreciation. In today’s world, even though it probably will come, we […]

What Americans Want in Apartment Landscaping

Posted on 31. Jul, 2013 by Tara Armbruster in Greener Properties As you determine ways to make your apartment complex more appealing to tenants, you should pay attention to the latest trends when it comes to outdoor spaces. More specifically, take note of what the American Society of Landscape Architects found when they conducted their Residential Landscape Architecture Trends survey […]

Rising Demand For Aparments

by Diana Olick Despite recovery in the single-family housing market, demand for apartments continues to surge. Just 4 percent of U.S. apartments nationwide were vacant in the second quarter of this year, according to a new report from Reis. That pushed rents up 3 percent from a year ago. “The simple fact that vacancy continues […]

Valuing Property Via The Capitalization Rate Methodology

Posted on 04. Oct, 2013 by Leonard Baron in Business When one wants to value property, like an apartment building, to get a feel for what it is worth, there are two different commercially recognized valuation approaches that are used. The first one is the comparable market approach analysis (CMA), which is used both for […]