July 2020

Depreciation and Why it Matters RetirementTaxTerms

Depreciation and Why it Matters

This accounting expense can seem almost magical, but as assets tend to wear out over time, we can account for that reduction in value, deducting the cost of an asset over its useful life. Contrary to popular belief, depreciation does not fully eliminate the need to pay taxes… But it can delay them substantially and there are great benefits along the way.

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7 Smart Hacks For Analyzing Real Estate Investments – Using Data to Verify Profit Potential

When you are analyzing real estate investments in which you might be passively investing, you should be using these data demographic hacks to learn about the neighborhood where that property is. Bad areas can make bad investments, BUT great demographic patterns increase the likelihood of success.

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Understanding Returns CoC IRR AAR How Do They Differ IncomeTerms

Understanding Returns – What Are CoC, IRR and AAR and How Do They Differ?

CoC stands for Cash-on-Cash Return, IRR means Internal Rate of Return, and AAR is Average Annual Return. They are all various measures of how profitable an investment might be, though have their own characteristics. Understanding returns, and the different metrics that are used, helps compare different investment opportunities.

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14 Pros and Cons of Investing in Multifamily Syndications OpportunitiesRisk Mitigation

14 Pros and Cons of Investing in Multifamily Syndications

Investing in multifamily syndications has long been accepted as a stable, recession-resistant investment. Great wealth has been created with commercial real estate like apartments. On the flip side, great losses have been experienced as well. As all investments carry inherent risk, the benefits and disadvantages should be weighed and considered.

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