As the president of ARPOLA, I talk to rental property owner, landlords and property managers quite a bit. I thought I’d share some of those conversations through a series of blog posts so all of our members can benefit from the discussion. I have found if one member has a question many more have the [...]
A thorough, well-drafted lease will protect you in a tough situation!
Someone gets hurt on your rental property. You're not even there but here comes a lawsuit! Are you protected?
Sexual Harassment: The overlooked form of fair housing discrimination.
By Maryann Kingman, Tax Attorney, Kingman Winslow LLC Real estate investors face complex tax issues that strain resources and drain profits. Kingman Winslow, LLC’s tax professionals offer 10 tips that help investors manage their tax burden. 1. Car Travel Money spent on travel to collect rent or maintain a rental property is deductible. The deduction [...]
Have you ever been at the grocery store looking for the perfect piece of fruit? You squeeze it, smell it, shake it and sometimes even listen to it. After a thorough inspection, you deem one worthy of consumption and throw it in your cart. Rarely, if ever, do you just pick up the first piece [...]
Does your tax professional use cost segregation on your rental property? Cost segregation allows you to use the shortest possible depreciable life therefore maximizing your tax depreciation deduction. Listen to Marianne Kingman's comments about cost segregation for rental property owners and more importantly check your prior returns to be sure it was done correctly! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpShxvF9oyQ