Category Archives: Taxes and Real Estate

New Health Care bill is BAD for Real Estate. Rents will rise.


Starting in 2013, high income taxpayers will also be paying an additional 3.8% Medicare tax on all “unearned” income, which includes capital gains from the sale of real estate. Those with incomes over $200,000 a year ($250,000 for married couples … Continue reading

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Triangle home sales up 28 percent in May


The Triangle housing market continued its run of positive sales growth in May, with sales increasing 28 percent and pending sales up 30 percent over the same period a year ago. The numbers were particularly encouraging given that most real … Continue reading

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Cash Out – For More – When Selling Your Property


Cash Out For More – When Selling Your Property, another exit strategy. In addition to the exit strategies outlined by David S. Fisher last month in this same space (see: http://www.landandfarm.com/news/article/1007/) owners of appreciated real property have another option that … Continue reading

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Right time to buy Raleigh Investment / Rental Properties?


Many investment properties are priced just right. 10% CAP rates are not uncommon return. Great properties, Great cash flow and even structured properly there are great tax benefits. The other question is do you finance or pay cash? Cash is … Continue reading

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Will the 3.8% Tax on Real Estate Affect You?


As you may have heard, the federal government has implemented a new tax on real estate transactions that will become effective January 1, 2013. There are many misconceptions about properties and taxpayers that will be subject to this new tax … Continue reading

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Cashing Out When Selling Your Property?


Real Estate investors should take note. When selling a property, there are 4 traditional ways to receive the proceeds. They are to cash out, a 1031 exchange, owner financing and an installment sale. Each has its appropriate situation but also … Continue reading

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