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Two Simple Tricks to Save up to 11% on Real Estate Rehab Costs

I flip properties and I own apartment complexes.  As such, I am always looking for ways to save money.  I have been using two simple tricks lately to garner up to 11% discount off my maintenance and rehab costs.  I have spent about $45,000 this year on a rehab

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Flipper’s ® investment analysis software update

We recently updated the Flipper’s ® analysis software with new features.  One such addition is a new option to present reports on a before or after-tax basis.  Please visit the following “What’s New” link to view the recent change description. http://www.rentalsoftware.com/Flipper-Upgrade-Features.htm

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Cash-on-Cash Return with Equity (COCE)

The primary objective of investing in real estate is for cash flow and appreciation, but just because an investment property has a positive cash flow and appreciates does not make it a “buy.”  A property must produce enough cash flow and equity to provide an acceptable return

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Don’t lose out on rental real estate losses

If a person owns rental properties, there’s a good chance at least one of them will generate a loss during ownership.  But the passive activity loss (PAL) rules can make it difficult to deduct those losses.  If rental real estate is a significant activity, it pays to

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Crunching Now Will Save You From Being In A Crunch Later

As a CPA specializing in the real estate industry and working with hundreds of real estate investors, one of the biggest mistakes I have seen investors make over the past few years is buying real estate without first crunching the numbers to determine the property’s cash flow

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