Stop Home Equity Theft by the State of California! By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and Joshua Polk, Attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation

Property rights are one of the most fundamental constitutional provisions that protect Americans against government abuse. Unfortunately, these rights are regularly under assault by state and local tax collectors who aggressively target homeowners who have fallen behind on their property tax payments. Constant vigilance is necessary to protect property owners against any government encroachments on…

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Comparing 1031 Replacement Property: Fee Simple vs. DSTs Austin Bowlin, CPA – Partner at Real Estate Transition Solutions

There are many different reasons why an investment property owner may be considering a 1031 Exchange. As a 1031 Exchange consulting firm, we have found that three of the most common reasons an owner considers doing an Exchange are to capitalize on new opportunities, eliminate active property management, and reduce the risk associated with their…

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Legislators Introduce Three New Bills to Discourage Real Estate Speculation By Gideon Kramer, SPOSFI News Editor

Democratic legislators in the State Assembly have introduced three major bills designed to curb real estate speculation. According to Randy Shaw, executive director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, “their passage would be the most transformative advance for tenants and affordable housing since at least the passage of AB 1482 – which imposed statewide rent increase…

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Why Real Estate Syndication is Important for DST 1031 Exchange Investors By Matt McFarland, Vice President of Kay Properties

Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) 1031 exchanges have never been more popular, and one of the reasons behind this growth and investor appeal is the power and flexibility of real estate syndication. Real Estate syndication is a major underlying principle for how a Delaware Statutory Trust 1031 investment is structured, and why they continue to grow…

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