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Investment Property Advice

The mantra for investment property advice today is to stick to the fundamentals that will yield positive cash flow.  Long gone are the speculators that have fueled the real estate bubble.   In the boom years real estate investors ( or better called speculators ) would buy a property and try and flip it for a quick cash out the strategy was a hope of quick equity gains. Today real estate investors are returning to the fundamentals, and the key is cash flow, they are holding and renting for solid, steady …

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Tax Deductions Investment Property

Tax Deductions for Investment Property
As a Landlord, Rental Property Owner or Vacation Home Owner it is important to prioritize end of the year tax planning and tax deduction for your investment property business. You can keep more money in your pocket by taking advantage of available tax benefits and by tapping into new tax saving opportunities. Follow these top year-end tax tips and strategies for rental property owners.
Identify your rental investment property’s short life assets to depreciate them faster. Assets like air conditioners, refrigerator, carpets, clothes dryer, etc can be …

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Office Depot Real Estate Investment

Office Depot has been a solid performer for many real estate investors as a triple net lease real estate investment.  With a solid track record and credit rating our brokers have represented many acquisitions and depositions of Office Depot investment properties.  As of June 2010, Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) had a net worth in excess of $717 million with a B/Stable rating by Standard & Poor’s.
If you would like to find out more about our current triple net lease real estate investment opportunities with Office Depot as a tenant …

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Best Investment Property Locations

Not all real estate markets are created equal, and although most markets are still down many are in fact on the the upswing. The market in your own back yard may not be the best market to be acquiring investment property in. In fact certain indicators could have your own local market in a hold or sell cycle and not a buy cycle. One thing that real estate investors every where have learned from the recent economic crisis is that markets do not always go up.. Markets likewise never stay …

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Apartment Investment Property Cap Rate Targets

In commercial real estate, apartment building investors continue to be the most optimistic sector especially as net job growth seems to be on the rebound.  Although it’s anticipated that investment property values will hold up in the multi family sector the same can not be said for retail, office, mixed use and epecially hospitality as further declines in valuation are anticipated.
Apartment investor demand is rebounding and although capital is reentering the market, much capital remains on the sideline as investors are treading carefully.  This is due to a number of factors  including the combination of stiff …

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Invest in Commercial Debt not Properties

When you invest in commercial debt properties, you can earn a significant return and the initial investment is far below the par value. In some transactions, you can buy first and second mortgages with higher returns than you could get if you invest in the building and you do not have to concern yourself with issues associated with ownership of the property because you buy the paper. It does not make a difference if there is equity in the property or if the creditors will be the only one who …