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Income Commercial Property Taxes

I am going to walk through a brief financial analysis of a home my wife and I bought in January 2007 and sold in September 2008. The property was located in Belton, Missouri, a suburb of Kansas City. .
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Free Commercial Property Investment Training - Same As ..

There are three methods of estimating the value of real property: replacement cost, income method, and competitive market analysis (CMA). These are discussed below. Replacement cost makes use of the .
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Rental Commercial Property Management - Save Money Now

Rental property management is not hard if you set the rules ahead of time and follow them. From what I have found, the Sunday classified section is still the best place to run an advertisement. Call .
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Make Your Property Sellable With These Free and Cheap Tricks

The objective here is to make a house sellable by spending the least amount of money. It's amazing what I have seen, and what you have probably seen, too. Homeowners and even investors get caught up ..
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Watch Out Environmental Problems With Commercial Property

By far, one of the easiest ways to avoid environmental problems is to only purchase residential properties. You will probably avoid 75 to 90 percent of all properties that have environmental problems .
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Big Problems Before You Buy Commercial Property - Be Aware Or ..

Agricultural areas, including pig/chicken farms, pesticide/fertilizer manufacturers, agricultural chemical makers and transporters, and grain storage facilities, have the potential for environmental ..
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Commercial Property Environmental Site Assessments

Environmental issues can get very complicated. When checking for environmental problems, especially on commercial properties, many real estate attorneys advise their clients to have what is called a ..
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Tax Example For Commercial Real Estate

First, if you buy and sell property and make a profit, you incur capital gains. Long-term capital gains are generally taxed at a rate lower than your personal income tax rate. That is a bonus and ..
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1031 Exchanges, Trusts, and Owner Financing For Commercial ..

Many real estate investors are aware of like-kind or 1031 exchanges. Essentially, you can avoid capital gains taxes (not depreciation recovery) by exchanging one property for another of equal or ..
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Free Training Course in Real Estate Resizing Rooms

As a rule, the profit potential from rightsizing the room count tends to favor downsizing over upsizing. That's because smaller units typically rent for higher prices per room than larger units. In a .
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Starting Commercial Property Investing Tips

Most would-be real estate investors already own a personal residence, so buying a single-family house to rent out merely repeats a familiar purchase process. In contrast, small investors usually ..
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Commercial Real Estate Economies of Scale

As with acquisition and strategy, income properties offer economies of scale when it comes to making improvements. To reposition, say, 12 houses, you work with 12 different buildings in 12 different ..
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Commercial Real Estate Compared to Single Family

Compared to single-family houses, you can build wealth with investment properties with less search time. Even in high-cost areas, a $5 million or $10 million portfolio of houses would (or at least ..
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Commercial Real Estate - Preparing Yourself

Before you jump into a so-called good deal, review how well your investing will align with your personal abilities, resources, likes, and dislikes. Answer these questions: Time and money. How many ..
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Commercial Real Estate - Adding Value

In many cities, the value of the land on which a building sits can easily total 30 to 70 percent of the property's total value. I recently looked at two triplexes. Both properties brought in about ..
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Commercial Property Investing - Financial Considerations

How Much Residual Income Do You Generate Each Month? Do you save regularly or live paycheck to paycheck? Month-to-month survival impedes your ability to build wealth and borrow productively. To boost .
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Commercial Real Estate Potential For Property Appreciation

For convenience, most investors who own single-family rental houses limit their search for properties to a geographic area that falls within a 30- to 60-minute radius of their personal residence. ..
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Commerical Real Estate Good Management Tips

Good management and marketing depend on continued study of competing properties and customer preferences. No one can tell you the specific strategy that always yields the highest profits. Certainly, ..
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Commercial Property High and Low Cap Rates

Throughout the United States, cap rates for rental properties may range from less than 4 percent up to 12 percent, 14 percent, or higher. Generally, a low cap rate occurs when you value highly ..
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Commercial Property Free Tips to Pull Extra Money From Your ..

Gross annual potential rents. For this figure, use the property's existing rent levels; if its current rents sit above market, use market rent levels. Verify all leases for rental amounts and lease ..
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Free Course in Commercial Property Real Estate

Other safety issues pertain to smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire escape routes, door locks, first floor windows, and first floor sliding glass doors. Environmental health hazards may ..
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Course in Real Estate Running a Rental Property

Noise stirs up problems within apartment buildings. Does sound from a television or stereo carry into other rooms? Bring along a portable radio on your building inspections. Place it in various ..
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Free Training to Increase Your Real Estate Property Worth

Great livable units that excite with pizazz and emotional appeal will keep your building full of tenants who will gladly pay premium prices. But before sharp interiors can woo your prospective ..
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Free Course in Real Estate - Enhancing the Appearance

To inspect the building exterior, move back at least 50 to 100 feet. Place the building in perspective with the site and with other properties in the neighborhood. Does it fit in? Does the ..
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Free Commercial Property Profit Maximization Tips and Tricks

Each geographic area has its own types of construction materials that are popular and effective for that locale. Wood, brick, brick veneer, adobe, concrete block, stucco, and steel are examples. In ..
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