Conditions are perfect for foreign individuals and companies looking to diversify, move capital to a safe place, and/or establish a foothold in the US. To invest successfully, these are the three basic principles to consider.
Investors are generally comfortable with LLCs, so they often miss out on the benefits of a land trust just because of unfamiliarity. This articles compares the two entities side-by-side, showing the similarities and differences.
These days, the real estate market is steadily on the rise. So, if you are in the real estate investment game, you may find yourself with a good opportunity to flip a property, but you may not be ready to cash out. Good news. You can take advantage of the sale opportunity and parlay it without having to pay taxes READ FULL POST
Foreign investors should be aware of the withholding required under FIRPTA and meet with an HLA attorney to discuss the most advantageous business structure for real estate investments.
This is the third and final part of our discussion regarding the use of a 1031 Exchange to defer tax on real estate investments. Used correctly, real estate investors might even defer tax indefinitely—or at least during their lifetime.
Every city and county in Florida is required to adopt a comprehensive plan that provides “the principles, guidelines, standards, and strategies for the orderly and balanced future economic, social, physical, environmental, and fiscal development of the area that reflects community commitments to implement the plan.” Section 163.3177(1), Florida Statutes.
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Pitfalls of the 1031 exchange
I have always been fond of trusts generally and, when it comes to real estate investment, a land trust can be an ideal solution in many situations. The only real drawback is that a lot of people are unfamiliar with trusts and it takes a good deal of explaining to get them to the necessary comfort level. The purpose of READ FULL POST
Dangers of using someone else’s name when purchasing real estate