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The Tax Man Cometh: Deferring Taxation With a 1031 Exchange, Part 4

Successfully investing in real estate, like any other investment, requires making the most out of every penny. For many investors, this means taking advantage of tax strategies that allow them to defer tax liability on their capital gains in order to put that money to work earning – you guessed… Read More»

The Tax Man Cometh: Deferring Taxation With a 1031 Exchange, Part 3

In Part One and Part Two of our blog series on 1031 exchanges, we’ve covered the basics of how a like-kind exchange works and the specific rules and regulations you must adhere to in order to execute a successful transaction. But what about the long-term impact of this tax-deferral method?… Read More»

The Tax Man Cometh: Deferring Taxation With a 1031 Exchange, Part 2

If you’ve been researching tax strategies for real estate investment online, you’ll certainly have run across mention of the ‘1031 Like-Kind Exchange’ before. However, most people don’t understand the very specific structure of this type of transaction. To properly execute a 1031 exchange, you must adhere to a series of… Read More»

The Tax Man Cometh: Deferring Taxation With a 1031 Exchange, Part 1

Real estate investing can be a lucrative wealth building strategy, both for people who want to live on their rental income now as well as those who are looking to build up their portfolios for a more distant goal. Unfortunately, one of the chief downsides to being a successful investor… Read More»

Your Rental Investment Glossary: Vacancy and Occupancy Rates

At Spartan, we have found that the best business relationships are formed with clients that are well-informed. We recently started a [blog series] aimed at helping all our clients – those we already work with and those we may not have met yet – understand some of the core concepts… Read More»

Your Rental Investment Glossary: Maintenance Rates

If you’re just getting into the world real estate investing, you’ve found out quickly just how much there is to learn. This can be great for those who like dive in and be challenged – and have a lot of time on their hands – but most people with full… Read More»

Dividend Investing Beyond the Stock Market

One of the first things any good financial advisor will tell you is to make sure that your money is working for you, no matter where you put it. This means that instead of holding cash in a checking or savings account, you should choose investments that allow the total… Read More»