October housing starts – what do the numbers tell us?

October housing starts – what do the numbers tell us?

What do the October housing starts numbers mean? October U.S. housing starts were released today by the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. [1] Total housing starts were 1,314,000 which is an 8.5% increase over October 2018 and a...
Is a 1031 exchange always the best option?

Is a 1031 exchange always the best option?

Tips for using a 1031 for your long-term rental properties. Many real estate investors who hold on to their properties for long-term rentals commonly use the 1031 exchange. This tool, also known as a like-kind exchange or Starker, allows investors to up-value their...