The Value of an apartment building is based on income produced by the property. Once you know the income of the building, you use either the Gross Rent Multiplier or the Capitalization Rate to determine value of the building The multiplier number is determined by the market. In other words, what are investors paying for income streams from […]
The Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968. Every year since then, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has commemorated its passage with events and education that underscore the need to expand inclusion and learn more about housing discrimination and segregation. Fair Housing Month signifies a continued commitment by Realtors across our country to expand […]
Property assessments are coming!
On May 1, every property owner in Boulder County can expect to receive a notice for the newly assessed value of their property. (Photo: Pexels). This May Day, one thing every property owner in Boulder County can depend on is receiving is a newly assessed property value. Since 2023 is an odd numbered year, state statute […]
Increasing the velocity of your wealth with real estate depreciation
Depreciation of real estate is a tax concept designed to promote investment in real estate, thereby increasing the supply of housing. Bottom line, real estate depreciation can save you money at tax time, increasing the velocity of your real estate investment.(Photo: Pexels). In the U.S., real estate is known for appreciating over the long […]
Increasing the velocity of your money with home equity management
Home prices have increased across the country since the end of the recession in 2012, through the COVID-19 pandemic, and now continuing in 2023. Colorado and the Front Range have seen even more appreciation than the national average. Huge increases in home equity and low-interest rates make it very tempting to pull equity out of […]
More on increasing the velocity of your money by using Your IRA to Invest in Real Estate
(Photo: Pexels). Retirement plans such as IRAs, SEPs, and 401ks are often thought of as limited to investments in stocks or mutual funds. However, if you open a self-directed IRA account (SDIRA), your retirement plan can hold real estate as well as real-estate related investments, such as notes. Anyone can use their retirement plan to […]
Increasing the velocity of real estate wealth through leverage
When investing in real estate, it makes the most sense to get a loan for a good portion of the purchase price. The concept of leverage is what is known as using “other people’s money” or OPM. When investing in real estate, it makes the most sense to get a loan for a good portion of […]
Is the Real Estate Market Shifting?
After 10 years of boom, can we say the real estate market has shifted — and will it bust? (Photo: Pexels). BOULDER – The Boulder County real estate market has been robust since the end of the recession in 2012. None of the boom markets since the 1980s have lasted as long as this one. […]