8 04, 2020

Published Article: Coronavirus and Your 45-Day 1031 Exchange Deadline

You've successfully closed on the sale of your property and want to move forward with a 1031 Exchange, but what do you do now that you're stuck in quarantine or lockdown? Don’t miss your 1031 Exchange Deadline due to the coronavirus. Take a look at these solutions instead. Click to Read More

25 07, 2019

Press Release: Future Cast Forum, Co-Founder Brian Evans

Brian Evans is one of the founding members of Future Cast Forum, a collaborative of opinion leaders that explores both the current and projected market fundamentals influencing the Seattle / Bellevue metro area by 2020 and beyond. Its founding members and guest columnists will provide timely insights on the state of the economy, commercial and [...]

13 02, 2018

Published Article: How Hidden Commissions Can Damage Non-traded REITs and DSTs

Over the past few years, the financial services industry has come under criticism regarding fees charged, hidden fees, commissions, 12b-1 fees, and a host of other reductions in the value of their client investments. Much of this criticism is warranted, in my opinion. A huge topic of conversation in recent years has been around the [...]

5 04, 2017

Published Article: Lost Your Investment Real Estate to a Natural Disaster? Don’t Get Caught in a Tax Trap

The year 2017 has topped all prior years as the costliest on record for natural disasters in the United States. Some estimates put the loss at over $300 billion. Consider some of the following: California: Massive wildfires followed by a drenching rain leading to mudslides Houston: Hurricane Harvey Florida: Hurricane Irma Multibillion-dollar severe weather losses [...]

9 02, 2017

Published Article: I’m a Landlord: Can I Ever Truly Retire?

There is a major dilemma facing many Baby Boomer investors today. Their successes in real estate have produced a failure in quality of life. What is the problem, and is there a solution? Let's start with the problem: a “good problem” to have. Twenty to 40 years ago, you bought rental real estate, maybe a [...]