As a real estate investor, it’s important to understand what strategies are available to you. It should come as no surprise that with capital gains taxes on the rise, the 1031 exchange is increasingly the preferred strategy for active real estate investors.  Understanding what to expect and how to do a 1031 exchange when it’s time to sell your property can defer capital gains liability allowing you to acquire additional properties with funds that otherwise would have been paid to the IRS. What’s not to love? Read more

The Boston real estate market is making a swift recovery. With returning growth and ever-increasing occupancy, investor competition continues to drive down cap rates and drive sales prices. Rents are currently so high inside the 128, that well-funded investors can often justify building new assets rather than investing in existing properties. Read more

Looming over commercial real estate is President Joe Biden’s proposed tax laws and what that means for commercial real estate’s 1031 exchange tax law.

President Biden is attempting to edit the tax code that allows for deferring capital gains tax, thereby increasing taxes on real estate for sellers with proceeds of more than $500,000.

Before we dive into the impact of what this legislation could mean for real estate investors, let’s start with some 1031 fundam

Having one or more investments in multi-family real estate can keep you on the path to building generational wealth and having more freedom and opportunity in the future.

You may think that a good location, well-maintained units, attractive common areas, and the right amenities are what will keep your occupancy rates high and the property value of your apartment building up.

The truth is, it’s not enough.

In the last nine months, many people have had their world turned upside down, both financially and emotionally. The global pandemic we now find ourselves in has disrupted many parts of our lives, including the real estate industry. Many Americans have physically uprooted themselves, fleeing cities, and seeking more suburban living. With the ever-changing nature of the pandemic, where does that leave commercial real estate?  Read more