264: Rookie Reply: Building vs. Buying and Avoiding Capital Gains on a Sale
Weighing the costs and benefits of building versus buying rental properties? You’re not alone! When property prices go up, it makes sense that most of us start looking for loopholes. But the cost is only one thing to consider when it comes to real estate investing. Thankfully, Ashley and Tony have some tips for deciding which way to go.
Welcome back to this week’s Rookie Reply! If you’ve ever considered building an investment property or buying a new construction, you’ll want to hear what our hosts have to say. We also touch on whether or not your attorney’s location matters when you’re investing out of state, and how to qualify for capital gains exemptions. Last but not least, we dig into the differences between W2 income and rental income when it comes to taxes, and why one is so much better than the other!
If you want Ashley and Tony to answer a real estate question, you can post in the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group! Or, call us at the Rookie Request Line (1-888-5-ROOKIE).
In This Episode We Cover
When your attorney’s location might matter and investing from afar
Protecting yourself with partnership agreements in joint venture investing
The pros and cons of building an investment property instead of rehabbing one
How new construction properties can affect the refi seasoning period
Maximizing your taxes with passive income
Why moving every two years may be the smartest way to avoid taxes
Using a 1031 exchange to defer paying capital gains taxes
And So Much More!
Links from the Show
Find an Investor-Friendly Real Estate Agent
Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group
How to (Legally) Avoid Taxes by Investing in Real Estate
10 Income Streams on 1 Property by “Land Hacking” w/ Kai Andrew
Rookie Reply: Can You Put Offers on Multiple Houses?
How an “I Don’t Want to Invest” Couple Became Successful Long-Distance Landlords with Annie and Trey Johnson
Connect with Ashley and Tony:
Ashley's BiggerPockets Profile
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