Delaware Statutory Trust’s (DST’s) are legal entities that allow for fractional ownership of real estate assets by accredited investors. Beneficial interest in a DST is treated as direct interest in real estate for tax purposes, qualifying as “like-kind” property in a 1031 Exchange. Investors can defer taxes by exchanging real property for an interest in
Wealth and family can be a tricky mix. Affluence can help families achieve great things and realize their shared vision, of course. But it also can create resentments and rifts that could potentially damage a family’s financial position and cause estrangement among family members. What’s more, as wealthy families grow and expand over time, one
Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) vs. Broker Dealer: What are the Differences & Who Should You Invest With?
To the unfamiliar, both professionals may seem the same, but there are differences that distinguish the two in ways that investors should pay very close attention to. How are they Licensed? RIAs are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or their state securities regulator. Broker-dealers are members of the Financial Industry
We find that people who have reached the highest levels of success and built truly significant wealth tend to share a number of key traits that are responsible for their amazing results. One of the most important traits is a strong sense of purpose that drives what they do to become highly successful. There is
Nearly every company we can think of has a brand that communicates its culture and mission. But chances are, most of us have never considered what our family’s culture is all about-what we and our closest loved ones stand for as a unit. That means we may be missing a great opportunity to apply the
Up until 9 months ago when the Coronavirus (COVID-19) officially impacted the United States, commercial real estate investors were experiencing one of the hottest markets. Urban areas were seeing some of the highest prices in history. Seemingly overnight investors could no longer visit their replacement properties, banks pulled out of loans, & rental properties realized
Each day, we have limited amounts of time and energy to do what needs to be done while also trying to cultivate meaningful lives. Is it any wonder so many of us feel stressed? The good news! It can be easier than you might think to increase your overall effectiveness and efficiency. For advice, we
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Chances are, you know that you likely need to tap the expertise of multiple professionals to pursue optimal financial results in your life. That’s because finding one single professional with the full depth and breadth of knowledge required to effectively address all of your wealth management needs and wants-especially the complex ones-can feel like searching
Today is November 6, 2020, three days post-Election Day. Like all of you, we anxiously wait as the results continue to be tallied in key states. Whatever your politics may be, we hope you're all managing your stress from Election Fatigue. How do you think the Presidential Election will impact your business in real estate?