Top 10 benefits of a 1031 exchange

benefits of a 1031 exchange

Section 1031 exchange is a tax benefit that offers major advantages to real estate investors. This strategy not only helps investors to defer paying capital gains taxes but also scales, optimizes, and diversifies an investment portfolio and increases cash flow among others. This article by Lilypads focuses on the top 10 benefits of a 1031 […]

Benefits of Real Estate Syndication

real estate syndication

What is real estate syndication? Real estate syndication is nothing else but the pooling of capital by a group of investors to acquire a large property. It is a partnership between several investors with a combination of not just each other’s capital but also their resources and skills. Real estate syndication is similar to the […]

Top 5 benefits of co-investment in commercial real estate

benefits of co-investment in commercial real estate

Several real estate co-investment platforms are emerging today that provide large investment opportunities to real estate investors. As these real estate or investment platforms pool funds from investors to invest in real estate, each co-investor earns a fraction of the asset based on their capital contribution and the asset’s overall price. Like any other investment […]

What are some of the Opportunity Zone tax benefits?

opportunity zone tax benefits

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created the Opportunity Zones program to generate long-term investments in low-income neighborhoods. With qualified opportunity zone tax benefits, the federal government aims to encourage investors to take advantage of the investment vehicle and help the disadvantaged census tracts. Here, Lilypads discusses some of the qualified opportunity zones that […]

1031 exchange rules for investors

1031 exchange rules

Savvy commercial real estate investors utilize the 1031 Exchange strategy to diversify their holdings and expand their portfolios. Furthermore, they can also increase their net worth faster. So, if an investor wants to sell their commercial assets, they must seek the popular tool of 1031 exchange to maximize their profits and avoid paying capital gains […]

Impact of depreciation on REITs and private placement investments

impact of depreciation

Many investors want to know the impact of depreciation on private placement investments and also on REIT investment. This blog is for those investors. Through this blog, we will deliver a brief overview of depreciation and its impact on private placement investments and REIT investment. So, go through the sneak peek of the blog to […]

How to create residual income in real estate?

residual income in real estate

Most people rely on their salaried income for their living. However, savvy investors aim for creating additional streams of residual income through real estate investments. In this blog, we will discuss how investors can create residual income in real estate besides their linear income. What is Residual Income? Residual income is the amount of net […]

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


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 […]

Predictive analytics real estate: Top 5 use cases

predictive analytics real estate

While Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) is gaining relevance in real estate, predictive analytics is also disrupting the market in several ways. From value prediction and property search to portfolio management and predictive maintenance, predictive analytics real estate is instrumental in implementing non-traditional variables of underlying data to churn out data-driven insights for accurate […]

Is tax lien investing profitable?

tax lien investing

Tax lien investing is an indirect way of real estate investing. If you want to invest in a real estate business you can buy tax lien certificates rather than buying properties. Moreover, it also gives you a return. Through this blog, we are delving into the details about tax lien investing, including its benefits and […]