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Using a tenants-in-common structure for 1031 proceeds

Over the past six months, we at Adaptive have got a crash course in tenants-in-common deals and I think this may open a new avenue for growth in our business. To understand why, you first need to understand what a TIC deal is: A tenants-in-common situation is one in which multiple owners possess a property

The problem with portfolio sales

As the market heats up, am seeing more and more portfolio sales. That’s when an owner decides he’s ready to exit the market and offers up all of his properties for sale together, rather than individually. There are at least three reasons for an owner to do this: He’s not interested in selling part of the

Always always always check the estimated closing statement

Always, always, always check your Buyer’s estimated closing statement. Why? First, you have to understand what a Buyer’s estimated closing statement is. It’s a piece of paper that shows escrow’s calculation of how much money needs to come in from the buyer to get the deal closed. But wait, you ask, why do we need calculations?

A new kind of deal for our brokerage

Today, one of the clients of our brokerage is closing on a really interesting fourplex deal. The minute I saw this one on the MLS, I liked it… it’s big, (mostly) non-rent controlled, in an interesting area, on a large lot (so plenty of parking and outdoor space), etc. The reason I’m writing about it

Why we’re in emerging neighborhoods

Found myself talking about neighborhoods with a new agent of ours yesterday. We were discussing why our deals (both the ones we do for ourselves and the ones we broker) tend to be grouped in a few main areas, none of which are the Westside, Hollywood, or Miracle Mile. It’s not that we dislike working

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