Appraisers lower costs for federal tax savings on small property depreciation

Bill and Dwan Bent Twyford Investing, Legal, Success

Tax savings through cost segregation is no longer out of reach for investors in small and medium size properties. With appraiser expertise, fees for analysis are often one-third to one-half lower than those charged by traditional preparers. Several years ago a definitive court case ruled that tangible personal property included in an acquisition or in …

Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors

Bill and Dwan Bent Twyford DIY, Legal

The first 10 years of my real estate investing I ran my business as a sole proprietor because I really didn’t know any better. Luckily, I survived with only minimal damages, but there comes a point when it is time to assess the best legal structure to use for real estate investing. If you ask …

All you Should Know Before Buying Commercial Real Estate.

Bill and Dwan Bent Twyford Investing, Legal

All you Should Know Before Buying Commercial Real Estate. Buying or renting, such is the question many business people ask themselves around the 1st of the month, when comes the time to write their rent’s check. With the interests rates being what they are and prices being affected by the commercial paper crisis, the answer …

Alternatives to Foreclosure

Bill and Dwan Bent Twyford Investing, Legal

Buying a house is a big investment. It really puts a dent on your financial resources. Of course, the expenses do not end with the down payment. You still have to contend with the monthly payments for the mortgage. This is a financial situation that you will have to live with for years until you …

Appraisal – Valuation of Subsidized Housing

peter lewis Investing, Legal

The purpose of this article is to analyze valuation methodology for several atypical types of apartments. Various circumstances and situations can cause an apartment complex to have above-or below-market rental rates, occupancy rates and operating expenses. This analysis examines the following two situations: 1. low-income subsidized apartments, which receive above-market rental rates from HUD or …

Acting Into Appraisals

peter lewis Investing, Legal

Investments, terms for loans, processes, and other parts of real estate can often be overwhelming to someone who hasn’t received a degree in real estate. If you are looking for definitions and actions behind those definitions, then don’t forget about getting the right appraisals. This will help you if you are looking for the right …

About Rental Insurance

peter lewis Investing, Legal

Many renters donít stop to think about what happens if there is a fire, someone breaks in and steals their new TV or stereo, or a visitor slips and falls on their property. The sad truth is; you will be responsible! While your landlord has insurance that covers the actual building, that coverage does not include …