REIT tax: How are REITs taxed?

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?

Is retail dying: the retail apocalypse predictions in 2022?

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… Continue reading Is retail dying: the retail apocalypse predictions in 2022?

Pros and cons of private equity real estate partnership

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 partnership: 1. Private equity real estate funds… Continue reading Pros and cons of private equity real estate partnership

How to generate passive income in real estate?

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?

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

The future of real estate crowdfunding after COVID-19

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

State income tax benefits for real estate investors and REITs

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

The impact of rising interest rates on 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 the 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… Continue reading The impact of rising interest rates on REITs