A SPLIT ROLL FOR PROPERTY TAX IS A BAD IDEA

A SPLIT ROLL FOR PROPERTY TAX IS A BAD IDEA

In the final months leading up to the historic vote in June of 1978, special interests vested in high property taxes staged dramatic displays of propaganda against Proposition 13, predicting statewide devastation and a collapse of government services that would...
THREE PILLARS OF REAL ESTATE WEALTH PRESERVATION

THREE PILLARS OF REAL ESTATE WEALTH PRESERVATION

If you owned investment property before 1986, you know how advantageous real estate once was as a tax shelter. The tax code has since changed considerably, but there are still some unique tax features of real estate that—when combined strategically over time—have the...
FIVE STEPS TO RETIRE FROM BEING A LANDLORD

FIVE STEPS TO RETIRE FROM BEING A LANDLORD

Property owners, do you share any of these goals? Liberating yourself from the drudgery and liability of owning rental property Potentially increasing your annual income Diversifying your real estate holdings Making these changes with minimal (or no) tax consequences...
FIVE RECENT REGULATORY CHANGES FOR RENTAL HOUSING OWNERS

FIVE RECENT REGULATORY CHANGES FOR RENTAL HOUSING OWNERS

In response to COVID-19, we have seen a mixed bag of good and bad government actions for landlords. Here we have listed five of the most impactful legal changes: 1. Rent-deferred living on the West Coast: moratorium on evictions In multiple states, counties and...