This morning I attended the ASU Real Estate Council event and Mike Orr was the guest panelist. He shared many new insights into the current lackluster performance of the Phoenix Housing Market and some of the recent causes for the lack of performance. Some interesting facts: -Jan 2011 the Avg … [Read more...] about Phoenix Housing Market Bust, But Not Really
2013 Tax Increase – From Dave Tornell at IPX 1031
One of my business associates just sent to me the below scenario for investors to consider on whether to sell their investment property this year and pay the tax or next year. Here is his work up for your review: Capital Gain Tax Absent any action from Congress, the Federal Capital Gain Tax … [Read more...] about 2013 Tax Increase – From Dave Tornell at IPX 1031
Tips for investing in real estate, given the current economy
I was recently asked the below questions for an interview. It had me thinking that this information would be helpful to everyone right now. So, here we go! What are your tips for investing in real estate, given the current economy? Buy for cash and be patient. CRE is a long term investment … [Read more...] about Tips for investing in real estate, given the current economy
Cap Rate vs IRR vs Cash on Cash vs ???
Over the years, my experience in working with investors from different walks of life, has always fascinated me when it comes to what is their ultimate go or no-go decision when looking at investment real estate. Some clients only look at the cap rate. Their rationale is that most of the time you … [Read more...] about Cap Rate vs IRR vs Cash on Cash vs ???