How to Recession-Proof your Properties by Reshaping your REI Portfolio

Monday, March 22

While we enjoy a rising market, it’s always a smart move to consider the eventual dip in the cycle that can severely cripple an investor if they are not forward-thinking in their preparation. Here are several strategies to help insulate your investments and mitigate financial fallout when the mar...


Should Real Estate Investors Tithe On Appreciation?

Friday, March 12

This topic is one on which I have often meditated. As a Christian, how should one tithe on their income as a real estate investor? Gross profits before expenses work differently when it comes to a real estate portfolio. The Bible tells us to tithe on a tenth of our gross income. Do we include app...


Equal or Up Rule: 1031 Exchange Series Part Seven

Thursday, July 23

In the final article of our seven-part series on the basic requirements of a 1031 Exchange, we will be discussing the last requirement; reinvestment of cash, also known as the Equal or Up Rule. While it’s the last stretch and you’re almost home free with tax deferment, the final requirement is ju...


Title Requirements: 1031 Exchange Series Part Six

Thursday, July 16

Welcome back to our seven-part series on the basic requirements of a 1031 Exchange! In our last article, we discussed the need for the Qualified Intermediary during the exchange. In this, part six, we are going to move on to title requirements. As we’ve now learned, the IRS is very detailed when ...


Qualified Intermediary Requirements: 1031 Exchange Series Part Five

Thursday, July 09

If you’ve been following along with our seven-part series on 1031 Exchange basics, you know that we’ve already covered the first three of the six basic requirements. Now, we are moving on to the fourth requirement, using a Qualified Intermediary. The IRS requires the process of a 1031 Exchange to...


180-Day Rule: 1031 Exchange Series Part Four

Thursday, July 02

So far in our seven-part series on 1031 exchange basics, we have discussed the six basic requirements, property being held for investment, and the 45-day identification rule. In the fourth part of our series, we are going to discuss more in depth the third requirement for a 1031 exchange which is...