Stock Market vs. Commercial Real Estate: Which is the Better Investment?

Stock Market vs. Commercial Real Estate: Which is the Better Investment?

If an individual has capital to invest, the rational course of action is to evaluate a variety of investment opportunities and to choose the one that offers the best chance for the highest return. Often, this means comparing the pros and cons of one opportunity to those of another. And one such comparison that is […]

What are the Tax Benefits of a Commercial Real Estate Investment?

What are the Tax Benefits of a Commercial Real Estate Investment?

The major benefits of a commercial real estate investment—such as rental income, price appreciation, and portfolio diversification—are widely known to be primary drivers of investment activity. But, these aren’t the only benefits that should be considered. Even if the income and appreciation for a property are relatively limited, there are a number of significant tax […]

Tax Treatment of Real Estate Income

Tax Treatment of Real Estate Income

The basic premise behind a rental real estate investment is relatively simple: an investor purchases a property, leases it to an individual or business, and uses the rental income to pay the expenses needed to operate the property. If there is any money left after all expenses are paid (including debt service), it is returned […]

Tax Treatment of Commercial Real Estate Income

Tax Treatment of Commercial Real Estate Income

One of the major benefits of a commercial real estate (CRE) investment is the tax treatment of the income produced by it. But for those not accustomed to the terms and accounting concepts used to describe the tax implications of CRE, the exact mechanics of these benefits can be confusing. To understand how it all […]

What Are The Tax Benefits of Commercial Real Estate Investment?

What Are The Tax Benefits of Commercial Real Estate Investment?

When discussing the benefits of commercial real estate investing, many are quick to cite the cash flow generated by rental property leases or the capital appreciation driven by the supply and demand characteristics of a given market or improving Net Operating Income.  While these are important benefits and material components of the total return, they […]