Wholesalers: Assignments vs. the Double Closing
Wholesalers in Massachusetts face serious logistical and legal challenges putting together a closing. So, how can a wholesale transaction l
Getting a Mortgage with Income-Driven Student Loan Debt
Income-driven (IDR) student loan repayment plans can be a lifesaver, but how can you get a mortgage with high student loan debt?
What's your cap rate?
What's a cap rate? It's the first concept that separates a homeowner from an investor. It's a simple but handy way to distill the...
5 Tips for Sellers in a Strong Market
Don’t let the seller’s market blind you. By taking a few extra steps, you can maximize the money in your pocket after the closing.
Condo Conversions – The When, Why, and How
A "condo conversion" can drastically increase the value of your multifamily - if done intelligently. Learn when, why, and how to
What are capital gains taxes?
When you buy a property and then sell it for more, you’ve realized a taxable gain. There are ways to reduce or avoid the tax burden, though
Buying New Condos: The Hidden Costs
Wouldn’t you like something shiny and new? Well, here are some less-obvious considerations when buying a new construction condo.
How do we get our neighbor to pay condo fees?
How do we get our neighbor to pay condo fees? It’s easier than you may think. Massachusetts law gives your condo association powerful colle
1031 Exchange Basics
With a 1031 exchange, you can sell a real estate investment, purchase another, and avoid paying capital gains tax in the process.
3 Tax Tips for Real Estate Flippers
Real estate flipping is very different from long-term investing, with its own tax strategy.