Land Trusts Are Your New Best Friend

Land Trusts Are Your New Best Friend

If you’re a real estate investor who isn’t working with land trusts already, then you’re missing out. They have multiple benefits you can take advantage of every day. For example, you’re an investor with a mortgaged property. If you want to transfer that property’s title into an LLC, your lender could trigger the due-on-sale clause, meaning…

Stuck? Try a Retreat to Get Ahead

Stuck? Try a Retreat to Get Ahead

When you’re constantly busy running your company, you’re leaving very little time to actually think about expanding your business. Take the time to step back from your never-ending task list and focus your attention on the future. It’s is essential for both you and your business. Once you get unstuck, only then can you truly start…

On the Asset Protection “High Seas”:  Transferring Encumbered Real Estate into Your LLC

On the Asset Protection “High Seas”: Transferring Encumbered Real Estate into Your LLC

I regularly receive e-mails from distressed real estate investors who are on “troubled seas” when transferring encumbered real estate into an LLC. Often, by the time I hear from them, they’ve already consulted their lawyer, their CPA, and/or their banker…only to get nowhere fast and feel swamped. Why does this happen? A couple of reasons. … Continue reading On the Asset Protection “High Seas”: Transferring Encumbered Real Estate into Your LLC

Protecting Your Residence – 4 Strategies You Need to Know

Protecting Your Residence – 4 Strategies You Need to Know

One major “hole” in many real-estate investment plans is a provision for protecting your own personal residence. If you’re lucky enough to live in states with homestead exemptions, this is less of a concern — however, if you don’t, the amount and type of protection you need should be a priority in your investment planning. … Continue reading Protecting Your Residence – 4 Strategies You Need to Know

Land Trust Greatest Secrets Revealed … Exposed!

Land Trust Greatest Secrets Revealed … Exposed!

Some time ago, I received a rash of calls from real estate investors, wanting to set up land trusts to protect their investments. Now, it’s not uncommon for me to get a FEW calls here and there on this topic…but eleven, within three days? That got my attention, to the point where I checked more … Continue reading Land Trust Greatest Secrets Revealed … Exposed!