Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gimme Shelter….I mean a “TAX SHELTER” for San Diego Income Properties

ShareTweet The Beatles song Gimme Shelter was not referring to a tax shelter, but nonetheless a “shelter” is a “safe haven”. A tax shelter is an investment strategy that allows you to legally decrease or avoid taxation. It is a way of off-setting … Continue reading

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Oh Appreciation, How I APPRECIATE you….

ShareTweet Investing in San Diego Income Property For all intents and purposes, investment property appreciates in value. If someone asked me the single best reason to own investment property in San Diego I would say APPRECIATION. What is appreciation? Appreciation is … Continue reading

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Using 1031 Exchange Funds to Improve or Build a Property

ShareTweet   Regulations published in 1991 allow for construction/improvement exchanges and since then they have become a very valuable tool for the real estate investor.  A few simple facts about what they are and how they work:     What … Continue reading

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