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FICO Credit Scores

The Wall Street Journal noted recently that loans to consumers with low FICO credit scores reached the highest level since the start of the financial crisis, driven by a boom in car lending and a new crop of companies extending credit. These are, by definition, sub-prime loans. Equifax defines subprime borrowers as those with FICO …

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Invest in Multifamily Real Estate Through a Self Directed IRA

Invest in multifamily real estate through a self-directed IRA. According to Kiplinger, “Stocks, bonds and mutual funds are the usual way most people invest their IRAs, but there are alternatives. For investors who would rather walk their own path, a self-directed route is one way to go.” “Self-directed IRAs allow individuals to invest in non-traditional or …

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Opportunity Zones – Urban Renewal for America

Imagine owning an asset with substantial appreciation that you can’t sell because of the capital gains taxes you would pay. Welcome to Opportunity Zones – Urban Renewal for America. Opportunity Zones created in the 2017 tax overhaul to spur economic development in low-income neighborhoods while offering investors potentially large tax breaks. The program has not …

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What are 1031 Exchanges?

Investopedia says the average 20-year returns in the commercial real estate slightly outperform the S&P 500 Index, running at around 9.5%. Residential and diversified real estate investments do a bit better, averaging 10.6%. Real estate investment trusts (REITS) perform best, with an average annual return of 11.8%. Many people who traditionally invested in real estate often do not …

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