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1031 Exchange Workshop in Irvine, California on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 09/28/08 02:19 AM
Intermediate Level 1031 Exchange Seminar This is an intermediate level workshop on forward, reverse and improvement (build-to-suit or construction) 1031 exchanges. The 1031 exchange workshop will begin with an introduction to various tax-deferral and tax-exclusion strategies, including combining Section 1031 with Section 121. The discussions will focus on the requirements, structures, processes, strategies, and compliance issues necessary to successfully complete a 1031 exchange transaction. We will finish with an explanation of the new fractional ownership opportunities of tenant-in-common property interests (TIC or CORE Interests) used as like-kind replacement property solutions pursuant to Revenue Procedure 2002-22. There will be plenty of time (0 comments)
1031 Exchange Workshop in Irvine, California on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 09/23/08 10:08 PM
Educational Workshop Content The educational workshop will begin with an introduction to various tax-deferral and tax-exclusion strategies, including combining Section 1031 with Section 121. The discussions will focus on the requirements, structures, processes, strategies, and compliance issues necessary to successfully complete a 1031 exchange transaction. We will finish with an explanation of the new fractional ownership opportunities of tenant-in-common property interests (TIC or CORE Interests) used as like-kind replacement property solutions pursuant to Revenue Procedure 2002-22. There will be plenty of time for open discussions, questions and answers with our 1031 exchange experts. Handout materials will be provided for future reference. (0 comments)
California Title Holding Trust or Land Holding Trust Benefits - 09/20/08 02:46 AM
The California Title Holding Trust I briefly introduced the concept of the Title Holding Trust and the uses of the Title Holding Trust in my last post here on ACTIVE RAIN. To recap, the Title Holding Trust is a fully revocable grantor trust (living trust) that is designed to allow real estate investors and homeowners to acquire and hold title to California real estate on a confidential or private basis. Benefits of Owning Property in a Title Holding Trust or Land Trust There are numerous benefits and advantages to holding title to your real estate or personal property in (57 comments)
California Land Trust or Title Holding Trust - 09/19/08 10:06 PM
California Title Holding Trust The Title Holding Trust, often referred to as Land Trusts or Holding Trusts, has been in use in California for a good many years. I have personally been involved in the drafting, creation, and administration of Title Holding Trusts for real estate investors and homeowners in California since 1986. I have administered Title Holding Trusts that were drafted and established back to the late 1930's. Common Ways to Hold Title to California Real Estate However, the Title Holding Trust is not a well know method for holding title to real property in California. You might be interested (22 comments)
1031 Exchange Workshop in San Diego, California with DRE Credit - 09/18/08 01:18 AM
1031 Exchange WorkshopIt's Not Just Another 1031 Exchange Seminar - It's a Workshop! See all of our 1031 exchange seminar programs. Intermediate Level 1031 Exchange Workshop This is an intermediate level workshop on forward, reverse and improvement (build-to-suit or construction) 1031 exchange transactions pursuant to Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code and Section 1.1031 of the Treasury Regulations. 1031 Exchange Workshop Content The educational workshop will begin with an introduction to various tax-deferral and tax-exclusion strategies, including combining Section 1031 with Section 121. The discussions will focus on the requirements, structures, processes, strategies, and compliance issues necessary to successfully complete (2 comments)
Federal Reserve Leaves Fed Funds Rate at 2.00% - 09/16/08 09:44 PM
Fed Fund Rate Remains Unchanged The Federal Reserve left short-term interest rates alone today with a unanimous decision. The Fed Funds rate (the rate that banks borrow/lend funds to each other) remains at 2.00%. The Federal Reserve also showed little desire to lower short-term interest rates in the near future, spurning calls for cuts from financial markets roiled by recent events. "Downside risks to growth and the upside risks to inflation are both of significant concern," the Federal Reserve said, surprising many financial analysts who thought recent events would help Federal policy-makers set aside earlier concerns on price pressures. (0 comments)
Capital Gain Rate Goes to Zero in 2008 - 09/14/08 10:46 AM
Capital Gain Tax Break Real estate investors who fall into the 10% or 15% Federal tax brackets will get an income tax break in this year (2008). The top long-term capital gain income tax rate for real estate investors that do fall into the 10% to 15% Federal tax brackets drops to zero this year (2008) from 5% for last year. Partial Break for Some It can get a little complicated if the gain pushes the real estate investor into a higher Federal tax bracket for 2008. The sale of an asset can often push the real estate investor into the next (0 comments)
Why is a Separate Legal Entity Needed in a Reverse Exchange? - 09/06/08 03:45 PM
Many Reverse Exchange Business Models This is a very good question, and one that is not asked often enough. There are many reverse exchange service providers in the market place today with just as many reverse exchange operating models as well. It makes choosing a reverse 1031 exchange company very confusing and certainly more challenging. Many Blog Posts on Reverse Exchanges There have been many blog posts regarding reverse exchange issues. They cover all sorts of topics such as why you should use a reverse exchange, what the benefits are, how to structure one, what ruling actually authorized the reverse exchange, (2 comments)
September 11, 2008: FLY YOUR AMERICAN FLAG! - 09/06/08 02:38 PM
Please join us in this FLY THE FLAG campaign and PLEASE forward this Email immediately to everyone in your address book asking them to also forward it. We have a little less than one week and counting to get the word out all across this great land and into every community in the United States of America. If you forward this email to least 11 people and each of those people do the same ... you get the idea! THE PROGRAM: On Thursday, September 11th, 2008, an American flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in (8 comments)
Shouldn't I Just Shop for the Cheapest 1031 Exchange Fee Since All 1031 Companies Are a Like? - 09/03/08 12:54 AM
This is an issue that is very much misunderstood in the real estate industry today. The answer is absolutely and definitely no. I have heard from so many real estate investors today that are not able to get copies of their documents or agreements from their 1031 exchange qualified intermediary because they have gone out of business. I always ask. How much did you pay for your 1031 exchange. It is almost always the same. They used a low cost provider who could not keep their doors open when the times get tough. We all know who they are. Now, when (0 comments)
Tax Deferred Exchange and TIC Investment Property Seminar in Long Beach, California - 09/02/08 11:46 PM
SCI Real Estate Investments and Exeter 1031 Exchange Services cordially invite you to: Tax Deferral and Replacement Property Solutionsin a 1031 Exchange Wednesday, September 17, 20089:00am - 12:00pmHoliday Inn Long Beach Airport2640 N. Lakewood Blvd.Long Beach, CA 90815 This is an intermediate level discussion on Section 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges. The program will include the requirements, structures, processes, strategies, and compliance issues necessary to successfully complete a 1031 exchange, including a discussion of Tenant-In-Common (TIC) investment properties as 1031 exchange replacement property solutions. Click here to RSVP. (2 comments)
Happy Labor Day! - 09/01/08 04:52 PM
I've been so busy this week that I have not had a chance to blog about anything at all, but I did want to stop by and get caught up today by paying ACTIVE RAIN a visit. So, happy Labor Day weekend to all of my fellow ACTIVE RAINERS out there. I hope you guys are having a great time. Laboring on Labor Day! And, yes, I am laboring on Labor Day. Isnt' that what it was designed for? A day to honor those of us who labor? Well, maybe I'm a little off base here, but I'm still working. We (10 comments)
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