Judgment for sign company in digital billboard fight reversed – The Indiana Lawyer
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Judgment for sign company in digital billboard fight reversed – The Indiana Lawyer

Source: Judgment for sign company in digital billboard fight reversed – The Indiana Lawyer This was an appeal by Metropolitan Development Commission (MDC) from the trial court’s order granting a summary judgment in favor of Worth Outdoor, LLC (Worth) on MDC’s complaint for building ordinance violations. Worth made certain structural changes to one of its…

New Residential Construction Stats
201908.20
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New Residential Construction Stats

Source: New Residential Construction For the full report, see: https://www.census.gov/construction/nrc/pdf/newresconst.pdf Note: The views expressed are solely the opinion of the author.Video/Image source: InvestopediaSource: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, New Residential Construction, August 16, 2019.

Freddie forecasts $336B of multifamily originations this year | Seeking Alpha
201908.15
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Freddie forecasts $336B of multifamily originations this year | Seeking Alpha

Source: Freddie forecasts $336B of multifamily originations this year | Seeking Alpha Freddie Mac sees apartment mortgage originations rising 8% this year to an estimated $336B,  as housing demand continues to outpace supply, according to its Multifamily 2019 Midyear Outlook. “Performance in the multifamily market ended 2018 much stronger than anticipated and has remained relatively healthy through…

Kick That Can Down the Road!  Upcoming 1031 Exchange Webinar | First American Exchange Company
201908.13
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Kick That Can Down the Road! Upcoming 1031 Exchange Webinar | First American Exchange Company

Source: Upcoming 1031 Exchange Webinar | First American Exchange Company Under Section 1031 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, a taxpayer may defer recognition of capital gains and related federal income tax liability on the exchange of certain types of property, a process known as a 1031 exchange. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_Revenue_Code_section_1031) If you are interested in…

Top 5 Tips for Building a Stronger Portfolio in Real Estate Investment
201712.31
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Top 5 Tips for Building a Stronger Portfolio in Real Estate Investment

Sometimes building a stronger portfolio and increasing returns is less about crunching numbers and more about strategy. These are our top 5 tips! Source: Top 5 Tips for Building a Stronger Portfolio in Real Estate Investment A nice piece. Success for most usually occurs incrementally …and not without some mistakes and failures along the way….

Key Changes in the Trump Tax Plan That Will Affect Real Estate Investors
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Key Changes in the Trump Tax Plan That Will Affect Real Estate Investors

Source: Key Changes in the Trump Tax Plan That Will Affect Real Estate Investors A first glimpse of what could be some a major changes in tax treatment for real estate investors. Note: The views expressed are solely the opinion of the author. Image source: BiggerPockets.com

201505.19
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Use a Broker or Lawyer When Selling or Buying Real Estate?

Which is the best choice for professional services when selling or buying a property? A broker? A lawyer? Both? None? It depends …imagine that! Unfortunately, there are no hard and fast rules for which specialists to use when selling or buying a home or other real property. If a seller or buyer is very experienced…

201505.09
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Complexity Grows for Home Purchase Lending and Closings

As result of the Dodd-Frank Act, significant regulatory changes become effective August 1, 2015. These new rules will greatly affect the home lending and sales markets in how residential first mortgage loans are presented, processed and closed. Lenders, title companies and real estate brokerage firms will bear the burden in implementation. Consumers will allegedly receive…

201505.02
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Which Custom Home Builder? (Part 1 in a Series)

The quest in building your perfect dream home may often be chocked-full of surfing Pinterest, various architectural/building websites, driving new neighborhoods, visiting home shows and builder showrooms …maybe even considering sustainable technologies like renewable energy!  The possibilities are literally endless! But as anyone who has built a home, especially a custom home, can tell you,…

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Quitclaim Deed – Can it do the job?

A quitclaim deed can be very useful for quickly accomplishing a variety of goals with respect to how title is held (owned) in real estate. More commonly, a quitclaim deed can be used to remove or add a person to the title, often seen in the case of removing an ex- or deceased spouse or…