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Tax Laws for Rolling Investment Properties Into a Primary Home

Whether you want to sell investment properties and use the proceeds to buy a new house for yourself or you'd like to move into a rental property, you will face tax consequences. These vary depending on how you put the transaction together.

Advantages & Disadvantages of Timeshares

The subject of timeshares is a perennial polarizer, and your perspective typically depends upon your timeshare ownership experiences or the experiences of friends and relatives. If you are contemplating buying a timeshare, it’s best to take the advice of people without strong ...

Can I Claim a Loss on Investment Land?

The Internal Revenue Service lets you subtract all your expenses from the gross income you earn on your investment property to find your taxable profit or your loss. With investment land, it's very common to experience a loss, since you have incur expenses in carrying it but you ...

Can the Lender Foreclose if There Is a Federal Tax Lien?

If you owe money to the federal or state government for unpaid taxes, the government has the right to place a lien on your home. This encumbrance is recorded on the deed to the house and must be paid off before the house can be sold to a third party. In the case of foreclosure, ...

Tips on How to Start Out Investing in Rental Property

When you buy rental property, you are buying a business. Just like any business, the property has costs for purchasing and maintenance, and the property provides income. The purpose of all business assets is to provide income. Before you buy rental property, you need to be ...

Tenant-in-Common Investments

Sometimes also called syndications or TICs, tenant-in-common investments are ways to own pieces of real estate assets. Instead of buying a small asset by yourself, a TIC allows you to pool your money with up to 34 other people to buy a larger asset. While TICs give you the ...

Mobile Home Investment Disadvantages

When people are looking for low-cost housing, they may turn to mobile homes as a viable option for their needs. Often, people rationalize these decisions with the fact that the mobile home is an investment, compared with paying rent, and that they believe that it is superior to ...

Real Estate Investments as a Second Source of Income

Real estate investments frequently produce both cash flow and appreciation. Depending on the type of property you buy, you can change the ratio between the two types of return to find an investment that can produce significant additional income. Given that many real estate ...

How to Sell Your Trust Deed Note

If you hold a trust deed note and receive a stream of recurring payments, you can sell the note to get a large cash payment now. This can help with current bills and transfers the risk of default to the buyer. The note will be sold at a discounted rate, so you get less than you ...

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