1031 Exchange

Seven DST 1031 Exchange Terms Every Real Estate Investor Should Know By Betty Friant, Senior Vice President, Kay Properties & Investments

Becoming a serious 1031 exchange real estate investor can involve a significant learning curve. For example, there are many investment terms that every investor should know and understand in order to better understand the nuances surrounding 1031 exchange real estate investments and help find success as an investor. Therefore, we thought it would be a…

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NNN Investments

Time to Trade Your Multifamily Property into a Commercial or NNN Investment?

Many real estate investors are transitioning from multifamily investments to commercial and NNN investments. Why are they doing this? Because they are tired of dealing with the day-to-day challenges of managing residential properties. This pace has accelerated over the last two years as residential tenants have been unable or unwilling to pay rent as a…

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Money Savings

Cost Segregation Studies Generate Savings for Real Estate Investors By Cliff Hockley, CPM, CCIM

Cost segregation studies are a very effective way to generate savings when buying investment property. They should be considered by every real estate investor on every transaction. When optimized, they can increase cash flows, reduce tax liability, and uncover missed deductions. What is a Cost Segregation Study? A cost segregation study (CSS) is an engineering/accounting…

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Booming Housing Market

Houston’s Booming Housing Market is Economics 101 By Timothy Snowball, Attorney

Houston, Texas is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the entire United States.  With its continually developing industrial bases in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation, including being home to the headquarters of more than 25 Fortune 500 companies, the city attracts more than 100,000 new residents annually. What Makes Houston Different? What makes…

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