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Jul 13, 2017

Lease Assignments Are Not Guaranteed

There are commercial tenants out there who operate under the mistaken belief that they can simply have another tenant take their place and ride off into the sunset. It doesn’t work that way in most instances. To have another tenant take its place, the original tenant must, in most circumstances, properly assign the lease to the new tenant and obtain the landlord’s consent. » Read More

Apr 19, 2017

Why Passive Activity Rules are Still Important When Selling Rental Real Estate

Since the inauguration, it appeared that the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT), otherwise known as the 3.8% Medicare Surtax, which passed as part of the Affordable Care Act, was going to disappear.   However, with the gridlock in Congress and the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare, it now seems that the NIIT is here to stay, at least for now. » Read More

Apr 10, 2017

The Telegram Has Gone the Way of the Horse & Buggy In Residential Real Estate Transactions

The New Jersey Supreme Court last week dragged residential real estate contracts out of the dark ages when it ruled that an attorney’s notice of disapproval of a real estate contract may be transmitted by fax, e-mail, personal delivery, or overnight mail with proof of delivery. » Read More

Mar 24, 2017

Transferring Real Estate with Negative Capital

It is common for real estate to be held in a limited liability company (LLC) for limited liability protection, management, privacy reasons, and for tax purposes.  Single member LLCs are generally disregarded for income tax purposes and multi-member real estate LLCs are generally taxed as partnerships, which allows for a flow-through and a single level of income taxation at the member level.  » Read More