Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hurricane Isaac Approaching – Time to prepare!

With Hurricane Isaac threatening the gulf coast, Hurricane planning should be a top priority for those who own single family rentals, apartments, commercial and other real estate buildings/assets. What are the policies and procedures for how your real estate/property management … Continue reading

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What Methodology is Required by the IRS for Cost Segregation?

What Methodology is Required by the IRS for Cost Segregation?  Neither the Service nor any group or association of practitioners has established any requirements or standards for the preparation of cost segregation studies. The courts have addressed component depreciation, but … Continue reading

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Attract New Tenants Through Internet Marketing

Attract New Tenants Through Internet Marketing Internet marketing has become an integral way of tailoring marketing campaigns to attract new commercial tenants. You and your potential tenants constantly struggle with time constraints, so anything the saves time becomes a valuable … Continue reading

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A Coinsurance Clause could COST you THOUSANDS!

We have recently had a real estate rental property owner switch to us because of a severe Coinsurance Penalty that was incurred during a recent fire loss. I find it important to further your education on this TRICKY insurance term/condition! … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide

The Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide was developed specifically to assist IRS examiners in their review and exam of cost segregation studies. It was NOT, as many believe, developed to help cost segregation firms, or the layperson, perform a cost … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for That First Investment Property Purchase

– How to Prepare for That First Investment Property Purchase – Buying commercial real estate is not for the faint of heart. Following are some essential tips that will help investors through their first commercial property purchase: Prepare Financially: Commercial … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Look-back Studies

A taxpayer may prepare cost segregation look-back studies on existing assets and re-calculate the depreciation for prior tax years based on the reclassified asset costs. The IRS-Approved process for a taxpayer to change accounting method is the timely filing of … Continue reading

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