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Why the 2008 Housing Crisis Recovery Is Just an Illusion (w/ Keith Jurow)

KEITH JUROW: There are very dangerous circumstances today that you have to think about, in terms of making decisions concerning houses… The first is that there are still millions of these redefaulting, modified mortgages… If you add to that the fact that you have millions of homeowners defaulting or in long-term delinquencies who have no […]

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1031 Update: Other Changes to REAL Property For 1031 Exchanges

Speaker 1: Today we’re talking with David Moore, co founder of Equity Advantage, a firm that specializes in tax deferred investments, in particular, IRS section 1031 exchanges. David, what are some other changes to real property for 1031 exchanges? David Moore: Well, as we discussed previously. We lost the personal property. But on the plus […]

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Secured Transactions – Lesson 1

Welcome, welcome, let’s talk about a fun and exciting area called secure transactions. Many of the topics that we’re gonna deal with deal with both the creditor and the debtor. So let’s say for example I loan money to you, right? I loan money to you, I’m gonna protect my interest, there’s three different ways […]

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Special Property Tax Transactions – Lesson 1

All right, let’s continue on. Let’s talk about Special Property Tax Transactions. So we’re still in that property tax section. This is where the government says “Hey, we’re going to giveth and taketh.” What does that mean? It means you made money. “Oh my gosh, that’s great, come here buddy, yeah! Let me have my […]

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Special Property Tax Transactions – Lesson 2

Next one, this is called a “like-kind exchange,” and this happens a lot in the real world. You own rental property and you trade it in for another rental property, or you basically take it, sell it, take the money, reinvest, and buy another one. This is called the “1031 exchange.” It says “When tangible […]

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Renters Insurance 101 (Apartment Hunting 2/3)

Meet Jasmine. Jasmine is a State University junior about to move into her first apartment. Jasmine thinks she has what she needs: everything from books to bed sheets. However, she’s actually missing one thing: renters insurance. Jasmine is stunned. What is renters insurance and why does she need it? Well, let’s start with the “what”. […]

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Buy or Rent a House? (Home Buying 1/6)

Meet Emily. Emily has been renting an apartment with her wife Olivia for the past seven years. Recently, Olivia has made it clear to Emily that she wants to move to the suburbs where there are better schools for their twin girls. While this appeals to Emily, there’s just one problem. She’s just not sure […]

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Bankruptcy Questions : Renting a House During Bankruptcy

Well you filed a Chapter 13 re-organizational bankruptcy and you have decided to move out of the house and you want to rent the house. Hi I’m Andy Forman and I’m a Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer in Tampa, Florida and I represent debtors in Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Sometimes the debtor needs to rent a house during […]