If you are looking for a way to diversify your investments, you might be thinking about buying a rental property. One of the most common rental options is AirBnB. Given the number of people who use AirBnB, this could be a great way to generate a steady stream of short-term renters. On the other hand, can you take out a loan to buy an AirBnB property? There Are No Mortgages Specifically For AirBnB Properties First, understand that there are no home loans available … [Read more...]
How To Finally Become A Real Estate Investor This Year
Investing in real estate remains one of the best ways to accumulate wealth in America. There are six ways to get started in real estate investing. One way does not require any investment capital, just an investment of your time. Ways to get started include investing in a REIT, buying an incoming-producing property, using a buy-and-hold strategy, flipping houses, crowdfunding, and wholesale deals. Investing In A REIT A real estate investment trust (REIT) is an investment instrument that offers a … [Read more...]
What Is A 1031 Tax Exchange?
A 1031 tax exchange is a legal way to defer paying capital gains when selling a property and then buying a "like-kind" property within the allowed period. The time limits allowed are 45 calendar days after the close of the sale of the first property to identify the like-kind property for acquisition and then close the purchase transaction to complete the 1031 exchange within 180 calendar days. Like-Kind Property The property's broad characteristics determine if it is a like-kind property, not … [Read more...]