TOP 5 COMMON MISTAKES WHEN CONDUCTING A 1031 EXCHANGE

TOP 5 COMMON MISTAKES WHEN CONDUCTING A 1031 EXCHANGE

For those of you contemplating a 1031-exchange to defer capital-gains taxes, the best way to avoid problems is to consult with experienced advisers, tax professionals and a good Exchange Accommodator, also known as a Qualified Intermediary, or “Q I”. Nevertheless,...
TOP 5 REASONS LANDLORDS ARE REPLACING THEIR RENTALS

TOP 5 REASONS LANDLORDS ARE REPLACING THEIR RENTALS

Today I want to quickly cover the top-five reasons why so many landlords are replacing their rental properties on the West Coast. First, in the short term, yields on current equity have dropped to historic lows in many markets, sometimes generating less than four...
THE GOVERNMENT’S ATTACK ON LANDLORDS CONTINUES

THE GOVERNMENT’S ATTACK ON LANDLORDS CONTINUES

To kick off 2020, Oakland became the first California city to ban the use of criminal background checks when screening residential tenants, and other cities and counties are expected to adopt such bans in the coming months. This comes while a similar 2018 law in...