Category: Real Estate

Real Estate IRA in Colorado – the Self Directed Checkbook IRA LLC

The Real Estate IRA in Colorado… By now I am sure you’ve heard that it is legal, permissible, and profitable to invest in real estate using your self-directed IRA, SEP, or Roth IRA. If you’ve been using this technique, you know the drawbacks – delays in funding, fees from your custodian, potential lawsuits against your […]

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How to Pick a Good Colorado Real Estate Attorney

No real estate course or seminar is a substitute for a good Colorado real estate attorney. Finding a good Colorado real estate attorney may be difficult since most attorneys are not themselves investors or familiar with creative transactions. Most attorneys will give you just enough advice to keep them from getting sued, but not enough […]

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Read Before You Sign by William Bronchick

Too many investors go to closing and sign documents without ever reading them, taking the word of the “professionals” involved in the closing. This is a huge mistake unless that professional is your lawyer, and he or she has read and understood the loan documents. Don’t presume that the lawyer you are paying represents you. Many […]

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Estate Planning for Real Estate Investors

Courtesy of William Bronchick, Esq. Estate planning for real estate investors involves distributing your assets after death to such people or causes according to your wish with minimum legal complications and the least tax incidence. And estate planning is not just for the wealthy; nor is it something to be contemplated when you reach the ripe […]

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Dealing with Competition in Your Real Estate Business

By William Bronchick & Frank Pulley  When you talk about competition and competitors in any business and the real estate business is no different. It can tend to strike fear into the hearts of many investors who are in direct competition with them. The fact is, for most of us, our competition is here to […]

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Five Examples of the IRA-LLC for Real Estate Investing

Example #1: Hard Money Loan Client setups up IRA-LLC, which is funded by money in his self-directed IRA account.  Investor need a loan to buy a property, so the IRA-LLC then wires money to the escrow account of the title company who is closing the deal.  Investor signs a note and deed of trust, the […]

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Illegal Discrimination in Housing

By: William Bronchick ESQ. You want the best tenants in your property, so you have to be choosey, particular or… dare I say… “discriminatory”!  But not all forms of discrimination are illegal.  It is illegal discrimination only when you discriminate against people who are a member of a “protected” class. The Fair Housing Act of […]

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Top 10 Ways to Get Sued- Part 2

By Attorney William Bronchick Here it is, the official, “Top 10 Ways to Get Sued” – guaranteed! In our previous post, we covered the 1st 5 Ways to Get Sued and NOW in Part 2, we will cover 5 more ways! Here are numbers 6-10. 6. Try to Call Employees Independent Contractors.  Many employers hire employees, but […]

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Top 10 Ways to Get Sued Part 1

By Attorney William Bronchick Here it is, the official, “Top 10 Ways to Get Sued” – guaranteed! In this post we will cover the 1st 5 Ways to Get Sued and in Part 2 to be posted in a couple of days, we will cover 5 more ways! 1. Do Business in Your Own Name. […]

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What to do if a Tenant Abandons Your Property

Have you ever had a tenant leave in the middle of the night or the middle of an eviction? Did you ever wonder what to do when the tenant abandons the property? Basically, when a tenant abandons the property, you do not need to file an eviction or wait for the sheriff. You can change […]

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