There are several vehicles you can use to start a business. One way is to is to set up a limited partnership, corporation or limited liability company. For real estate purposes, most people agree that a limited liability companies gives its organizers the most flexibility in terms of structure and for income tax purposes. An LLC shields its members from claims from creditors and litigation matters. The LLC also permits the tax benefits of the LLC to flow directly to its members. Learn more on this page about when you should set up an LLC and what is involved.
How Do I Take Property Out of an LLC?
How do I take property out of an LLC? This reader wants to know how to take their house out of an LLC that’s in administrative dissolution. Q: I hope you can help me with this mess. I have an ex-partner who talked me into putting my house into a limited liability company (LLC) with [...]
Will Banks Lend to an LLC?
Will banks lend to an LLC? How the commercial lending process, interest rates and costs differ from residential real estate loans. Q: Are there any lenders that will loan money to a limited liability company that wishes to put up free and unencumbered land as collateral at less than 50 percent loan to value? I [...]
Using an LLC to Transfer Property from Parent to Child
Using an LLC to transfer property from parent to child. This reader wants to know how to avoid future gift taxes transferring property to their son’s LLC. Q: We are subscribers to Ilyce’s Expert Real Estate Tips YouTube channel. Thanks so much for sharing such good advice and tips. We jointly bought a rental property [...]
What Are the Property Tax Implications of Dissolving an LLC?
What are the property tax implications of dissolving an LLC? How will taxes be affected if this reader dissolves the LLC the rental property is held in? What Are the Property Tax Implications of Dissolving an LLC Q: I own a rental property that I put into a limited liability company (LLC). Now, I’m planning [...]
Should You Put Your Rental Property in an LLC?
Should you put your rental property in an LLC? These parents want to transfer a rental property to their son's LLC and want to know about tax implications. Q: We are subscribers to your YouTube channel, Expert Real Estate Tips. Thanks so much for sharing such good advice. I’d appreciate if you could advise us [...]