What is a REIT- An investor’s guide to Real Estate Investment Trusts

REIT

Real estate Investment Trusts or REITs is an emerging concept in the real estate market. A REIT is modeled after mutual funds and they channel investable capital into owning, operating, or financing commercial real estate assets. Hence, REITs enable real estate investors to diversify their investment portfolios without bearing any additional risks. What is a […]

How to calculate rental property cash flow?

rental property cash flow

Investors before diving into the real estate industry should know how to calculate rental property cash flow. As cash flow is the lifeline of the rental real estate business. Through this blog, you are going to acquire a good idea about investment properties with good cash flow. We will make you understand how to use […]

Is real estate crowdfunding a good investment?

real estate crowdfunding pros and cons

Real estate crowdfunding is an emerging investment model that enables real estate investors to get excellent returns from property deals. For a long time, real estate has been the playground of the rich. However, with the rise of crowdfunding in real estate, the barriers to investment have come down.  Therefore, smaller investors are aiming to […]

Types of Real estate crowdfunding investments

Although Crowdfunding is a relatively newer subject in Real estate, it has quickly gained popularity in the mainstream investment arena. Hence, its growing demand has led crowdfunding investment vehicles to be further branched into subdomains. The ‘perfect crowdfunding scheme’ is an investment myth. So, the method that aligns with one’s risk tolerance and returns expectations […]

Why are Opportunity Zones Investments better than 1031 exchanges?

Opportunity zones Investments

For a long time, 1031 exchanges have continued to allow real estate investors to defer capital gains tax. With 1031, the investors roll their investment deals forward to another ‘like kind’ exchange for an indefinite period while deferring taxes on the way. However, the advent of opportunity zones has proven to be a viable alternative […]

A beginner’s guide for Crowdfunding investments in real estate

Crowdfunding investments in Real estate is an emerging trend that enables smaller investors to be a part of lucrative projects with minimal investments. In this blog, we will discuss how crowdfunding investments in real estate unlock profitable investment opportunities for individual investors, thereby helping them to achieve their investment goals in the long run. What […]

A 2021 guide for Asset Allocation in Real estate

asset allocation in real estate

Investors and entrepreneurs today focus on smart allocation strategies that guarantee value creation that withstands market crashes and global economic crises like that of COVID-19. Therefore, besides investing in traditional stocks and bonds and equity spaces, investors are keen on building a real estate portfolio. Reports estimate that over 10% of most entrepreneurs’ global portfolio […]

How can you use rental property depreciation for tax deductions?

tax deductions depreciation

Before we jump into how to maximize rental property tax deductions, let’s take a quick sneak through how real estate depreciation actually works. Simply put, Depreciation refers to the process of subtracting the deductible expenses of buying, modifying, or renovating a rental property. Instead of taking away a lump sum amount in the current year […]

Investing in hotel conversions to affordable housing post-Covid

hotel conversions to affordable housing

The ongoing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have mostly been unfavorable to the hotel industry. Unceasing travel restrictions and lockdowns severely affected hotel occupancy rates, forcing the owners to eventually abandon the hotel buildings. However, real estate investors are seeking opportunities in the distressed hospitality landscape with their conversion to affordable housing units. On August […]

How are SPACs disrupting commercial real estate?

SPACs in real estate

Often referred to as a “blank-check company”, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies or SPACs are cash shell companies that make a private business public.  A public-sector trading firm with substantial cash as their only assets, SPACs focus on a singular idea of purchasing another company, and make more profits.  While SPACs have a specific target of […]