Category: Real Estate

Is Wholesaling Properties Legal Without a License?

You buy a property, you wholesale it, you profit. Do you need a license to wholesale properties? In most cases, the answer is “no”. Real estate brokerage is an activity regulated by states on their own terms, thus each state defines which activities require a license. There is a lot of vagueness and ambiguity in some of the […]

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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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Should I Go into Real Estate Investing Full Time?

by William Bronchick So, you hate your boss and you’re thinking of going full time in real estate investing?  After a few deals, you may be tempted to do so, but here are some important considerations you need to review before making the jump: Cash Reserves Although Real Estate transactions can be done successfully without […]

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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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Landlord Legal Issues

by Attorney William Bronchick As a landlord, you should be aware of some of the legal issues related to leasing properties. Here are a few of them: LEAD-BASED PAINT DISCLOSURE Federal law requires that the lessor (landlord) of any rental property constructed before 1978 disclose the presence of any lead-based paint or hazards known by […]

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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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AITDs, Land Contracts and Wraps in Colorado

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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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Legal and Illegal Flipping and Lender Seasoning

By William Bronchick. Esq. There has been a lot of negative press and misinformation lately about double–closings. Several people have been indicted recently under what the press has labeled “Property Flipping Scams.” Misinformed lenders, real estate agent, and title companies will tell you that double–closings are now illegal. In fact, they are nothing of the […]

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There’s No “Due on Sale Clause” Jail

By William Bronchick, Esq.   This article is for real estate investors and my real estate clients. The “due-on-sale” clause is probably the most talked about, feared and misunderstood topic in real estate. This article will dispel any misunderstandings you may have about the due-on-sale and suggest a simple, yet effective strategy to get around […]

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