Avoid paying tax when selling rental property?

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With potential tax law changes, more restrictive rules on evictions,  and more tenant friendly legislation, some landlords are calling it quits. The low inventory and rising home prices doesn’t hurt either. So, if your landlording career is coming to an end – how do you sell your investment property and avoid paying more in taxes […]

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Maximizing Leverage with Net Annual Constant

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When investing in residential real estate there are many things that make up the overall benefit of the investment. Cashflow, value appreciation, tax depreciation and tax deductibility are a few that comes to mind. Another important element is leverage. How much or your capital is tied up in the investment and what is your monthly […]

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Fairfax County Real Estate Investors Beware of BPOL

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Homeowners and investors in Fairfax County are well aware that with home ownership comes the obligation to pay real estate taxes. However, what is not as well known is that those of us that rent out homes we own (investment properties) may also owe BPOL taxes. BPOL-what you say???? If you own a small business […]

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Short-Term Rentals and AirBnB in Fairfax County

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In response to the popularity of home sharing sites like AirBnb Fairfax County enacted a new Short-Term-Lodging (STL) ordinance on October 1, 2018. Owner occupied (or tenant occupied with the owners’ permission) properties may potentially qualify for being used for Short-Term-Lodging. Short-Term-Lodging is defined any occupancy of a dwelling for a period of less than […]

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