Commercial real estate has always been identified as an investment sector that is open only to those who have a fortune of wealth. This statement would have been true a decade ago, but the recent introduction of REITs and Fractional Ownership indicates the opposite. According to a study, approximately 145 million Americans or 44% of… Continue reading REIT or Fractional Ownership: Where Should You Invest?
A real estate investment trust, or REIT, passes income from its holdings to its investors as dividends. The income generated from a REIT falls into different categories with its own tax rules. For deriving taxation, it needs to invest at least 75% of its assets in real estate. In addition, REITs must have at least… Continue reading REIT tax: How are REITs taxed?
Over the past decade, brick-and-mortar stores have seen a steady decline in their growth. After the great recession of 2008, the retail industry witnessed a consistent decline in the sales of brick-and-mortar stores. The trend continued to follow with the rise of e-commerce businesses like Amazon. What was once everyone’s go-to destination for groceries, utilities,… Continue reading Is retail dying: the retail apocalypse predictions in 2022?
With private equity real estate partnerships, passive investors can reap several benefits. These include portfolio diversification, multiple asset flexibility, tax efficiency, risk dispersion, and many others. Therefore, passive investors can enjoy asset management and direct commercial real estate ownership. Let’s discuss the benefits of private equity real estate partnerships: 1. Private equity real estate funds… Continue reading Pros and cons of private equity real estate partnership
Most people have a single source of income, which they generate from their job. This is their active income which they earn in exchange for their services. However, investors can generate a stable source of passive income in real estate. Through passive investing in commercial real estate, financial-minded investors can have multiple streams of income.… Continue reading How to generate passive income in real estate?
Real estate Investment Trusts or REITs are 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
The outbreak of COVID-19 has had a significant impact on real estate investments. Several institutional quality investment plans have temporarily halted during this phase. However, the advent of real estate crowdfunding benefits both sophisticated as well as boutique investors. Hence, they can get their unfinished projects rolling in full swing. In this blog, we will… Continue reading The future of real estate crowdfunding after COVID-19
Real estate remains one of the most popular and lucrative investment strategies for accumulating long-term wealth. In addition to creating a steady residual income and portfolio diversification, real estate offers a number of tax advantages. Ranging from commercial real estate investments to Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and private placement investments, real estate provides big… Continue reading State income tax benefits for real estate investors and REITs
Over the past years, interest rates have plummeted to historically low rates. This has resulted in yield-starved commercial real estate investors taking cover in alternative investments like Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). As REITs offer stable revenues, value-adding, and traceability of assets, investors deem them low-risk investments. But, with interest rates likely to soar shortly,… Continue reading The impact of rising interest rates on REITs