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Net Leasing Trends in Commercial Real Estate

A net lease rental property requires the tenant pay for some or all the property expenses that would normally be paid by the rental property owner. Tenants who have a single net lease pay only the property taxes in addition to rent. Tenants with a double net lease pay the property taxes and insurance premiums. […]

What is a Partial 1031 Exchange?

If you’re interested in investing in real estate, you may be aware of a 1031 Exchange. While a 1031 Exchange can save you a significant amount of money by deferring capital gains taxes, there may be times when you need additional cash from an investment property or are unable to avoid a mortgage or cash […]

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When is the Right Time to Sell Your Rental Property?

Many owners of rental properties have realized significant equity appreciation during the recent real estate boom and are asking themselves “Is it now time to sell?” Based on our interaction with hundreds of rental property owners, here are the top 8 reasons that can trigger a desire to sell rental properties now. 1. Older owners […]

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How to Get Out of a DST Early

While most DST investors remain in their DST investments for the full ownership cycle, situations can arise when an investor may need to sell some or all their investment prior to the sale of the entire DST. The investment period of a DST is typically 5-10 years and the trustee of the DST is solely […]

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California Landlords Sell Properties Ahead of Rent Control Vote

In late April, efforts to place a measure on the ballot in November to repeal Costa Hawkins, state legislation that prevents cities and towns from imposing rent control on buildings appear to have received more than the requisite number of signatures. First passed in 1995, the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act, contains restrictions on rent […]

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How 1031 DSTs Can Simplify Estate and Transition Planning

We frequently encounter older investors who have built up a substantial portfolio of rental properties and discovered that their kids or other beneficiaries have no interest in managing real estate. They are then often faced with tough estate planning decisions including 1) whether to cash out their portfolio and pay taxes to avoid passing on […]