Real Estate


Can I use my IRA to Buy Real Estate?

September 26th, 2017

A common question from clients, or often times from people at dinner parties, is “Can I use my IRA money to buy real estate?”  The easy answer is “yes,” the rules for IRAs allow for a myriad of investing opportunities beyond stocks and bonds and do include real estate.  However, there are a number of […]

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How Property Owners Can Benefit From a Cost Segregation Study

June 13th, 2016

Co-authored by: Gian Pazzia, CCSP, Principal at KBKG and Tom Jackson, Director at DZH Phillips Cost Segregation is a strategic tax savings tool that allows companies and individuals who have constructed, purchased, expanded, or remodeled any kind of real estate to increase cash flow by accelerating depreciation deductions and deferring federal and state income taxes. Numerous […]

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1031 Exchanges: What You Need to Know to Take Advantage

March 29th, 2016

If you have a gain when selling property, IRC Section 1031 provides an exception, allowing you to postpone paying tax on the gain if you reinvest the proceeds in similar property as part of a qualifying like-kind exchange. Gain deferred in a like-kind exchange under IRC Section 1031 is tax-deferred, but it is not tax-free. […]

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