Should I Open a Self-Directed Retirement Account to Invest in Syndications

So you’ve decided you’d like to venture into real estate syndications…..awesome! And perhaps you’ve heard of investing in syndications with a self-directed retirement account…..great. But should you make your start into syndications via a self-directed retirement account? Personally, I say no. In my opinion, I think if you are new to syndications, or real estate Read More …

What Return Are You Getting?

When someone asks you what kind of return you are getting on a particular investment or what kind of return you anticipate on a new investment you are considering, what calculation pops into your mind? For the most part, people are likely referring to or asking about how much money are you putting in your Read More …

Why Self-Storage?

I’ve received several inquiries questioning the benefits of self-storage investments, especially as they compare to multi-family/apartment investments. Having looked into the niche more and more myself for my own investing purposes, I figured a rundown of some of the considerations could be helpful to others. The self-storage industry is a multi-billion dollar industry utilized by Read More …

A Simple Look at Depreciation Recapture

If you’ve been investing in real estate already or have at least read much on the subject, you’ve probably either heard about or experienced the benefits of depreciation. Rightfully so, the tax efficiency related to depreciating real property gets a lot of attention when talking about the many benefits of investing in real estate. By Read More …

Crowdfunding vs. Syndication

For many people, the opportunity to invest passively in real estate is the perfect way to participate in the real estate sector. You might understand the benefits to investing in real estate but not necessarily have the time or interest to do it all yourself. From there though, you might not understand which is a Read More …