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1031 Exchange 101

The 1031 Exchange is one of the better things about investing in apartment buildings. It’s a section of the tax code which allows investors in investment property to defer capital gains taxes on property sold in exchange for re-investing the proceeds in more property. To understand why it’s such a powerful tax loophole, we need

Why more units are better than fewer

Once you’re sold on the idea of buying an apartment building, the next question is: “What to buy?” One of the important principles to keep in mind is that it’s usually better to buy more units than fewer for a given amount of money. To see why, let’s compare two different deals on the same

Why you should get pre-approved for a loan

Say you decided to sell your building and I offered to buy it. Say I offered you the following deal: I’ll buy your building for $1MM, but first I want you to guarantee you won’t sell it to anyone else for the next 45 days while I get the money together. You would be an

OK, I want to buy a building. What do I do first?

Call me. J/k. Sort of. The first thing you need to do is take stock of your current position. Here is what you need to get started: A decent credit score. FHA will loan down to a 580 score, but ideally you’d be north of 700. A stable work history. The ideal loan applicant would

How much cash do you need to buy your first apartment building?

Not much, especially if you don’t already own real estate. The federal government has a program called the FHA which provides banks with insurance in case a borrower defaults on his mortgage. Because of this insurance, banks are willing to loan up to 96.5% of the cost of a 2-4 unit building, as long as

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