8 ways to plan your retirement investing in Real Estate

The majority of the people rely on pensions and social security benefits as their retirement income. But these investments fail to provide a steady income at the time of retirement and with inflation over time the returns are very low. Whereas if you invest in real estate you have a good opportunity for generating passive… Continue reading 8 ways to plan your retirement investing in Real Estate

Like-kind property definition in a 1031 exchange

When an investor sells a property for a profit, the gain on sale is subject to capital gains taxes. To defer taxes on a capital gain, many investors choose to reinvest their sales proceeds in a new like-kind property in a 1031 Exchange. This article by Lilypads focuses on the like-kind property definition in a… Continue reading Like-kind property definition in a 1031 exchange

Pros and cons of fix and flip real estate strategy

Benefits of peer to peer lending in real estate

Earlier investors had a single option of bank loans for financing their real estate investing ventures. But now peer-to-peer lending is the new financial technology in the block that eases the process. So, individuals can lend money to other individuals with the help of an intermediary website.  Hence, peer-to-peer lending or P2P lending is also… Continue reading Benefits of peer to peer lending in real estate

Top 10 benefits of a 1031 exchange

Section 1031 exchange is a tax benefit that offers major advantages to real estate investors. This strategy not only helps investors to defer paying capital gains taxes but also scales, optimizes, and diversifies an investment portfolio and increases cash flow among others. This article by Lilypads focuses on the top 10 benefits of a 1031… Continue reading Top 10 benefits of a 1031 exchange

Benefits of Real Estate Syndication

What is real estate syndication? Real estate syndication is nothing else but the pooling of capital by a group of investors to acquire a large property. It is a partnership between several investors with a combination of not just each other’s capital but also their resources and skills. Real estate syndication is similar to the… Continue reading Benefits of Real Estate Syndication

What is a REIT- An investor’s guide to Real Estate Investment Trusts

Real estate Investment Trusts or REITs is an emerging concept in the real estate market. A REIT is modeled after mutual funds and they channel investable capital into owning, operating, or financing commercial real estate assets. Hence, REITs enable real estate investors to diversify their investment portfolios without bearing any additional risks. What is a… Continue reading What is a REIT- An investor’s guide to Real Estate Investment Trusts

Investments pour into single-family rentals in 2021

In the present era, single-family rentals are experiencing high renter demand. Especially after the devastating circumstances of COVID-19, the popularity of single-family homes has increased. This is because they offer all the amenities of single-family homes without the exorbitant prices of homeownership. As a result, investors and developers are making significant single-family rental investments to… Continue reading Investments pour into single-family rentals in 2021

Using a self-directed IRA to invest in real estate

In the commercial real estate market, investors are constantly looking for creative funding ideas to earn maximum returns. The ability to utilize retirement funds for diversifying their investments with commercial real estate has made it easier for financiers and builders to acquire a commercial property with the fees and costs being directly paid from their… Continue reading Using a self-directed IRA to invest in real estate

Is real estate crowdfunding a good investment?

Real estate crowdfunding is an emerging investment model that enables real estate investors to get excellent returns from property deals. For a long time, real estate has been the playground of the rich. However, with the rise of crowdfunding in real estate, the barriers to investment have come down.  Therefore, smaller investors are aiming to… Continue reading Is real estate crowdfunding a good investment?