The Gray Area Around Opportunity Zones Tax Code

The Gray Area Around Opportunity Zones Tax Code

Opportunity Zones (OZ) are terrific real estate investments but the tax code governing them is confusing and contradictory. Over the coming weeks and months, we expect IRS clarification. NOTE: New IRS regulations were released...

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Opportunity Zones Explained: Not All Are Risk-Free

Opportunity Zones Explained: Not All Are Risk-Free

There’s a frenzy of interest around Opportunity Zones (OZ) brought about by 2017 US tax law changes. Investors like you are  interested in the prospect of having this very enticing investment model explained. Most people want to...

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Find Out Why Not All Opportunity Zones Are Created Equal

Find Out Why Not All Opportunity Zones Are Created Equal

SMARTCAP has become a leading expert in the newly released 'Opportunity Zone' tax code created as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. We devoted significant staff time and brain power to help our investors understand the...

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Qualified Opportunity Zones Investments and Why You Should Care

Qualified Opportunity Zones Investments and Why You Should Care

What is a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ)? The QOZ program was created as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Its purpose is to spur long-term investment and economic development in low-income and economically depressed...

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Self-directed IRA and Commercial Real Estate Investments

Self-directed IRA and Commercial Real Estate Investments

Many accredited investors hold much of their investable net worth in IRA’s or other tax deferred accounts that have limited options for diversification. At the SmartCap Group, we often get the question from investors of if they...

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Why Invest With SMARTCAP, INC.?

Why Invest With SMARTCAP, INC.?

The SMARTCAP Group’s slogan is “Smart, Transparent, Professional Real Estate Investments.” We believe that through making smart investments, providing ground breaking transparency to our investors and taking advantage of our...

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Data Driven Real Estate Investment

Data Driven Real Estate Investment

In real estate investing, it can be very easy to get tied up emotionally into a property or even an area. It is very easy to look at a particular area, fall in love and focus your investment based on a misguided sense of a...

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Cap Rates, Cap Rate Compression and Value

Cap Rates, Cap Rate Compression and Value

What is a cap rate, what does cap rate compression mean and how do both affect commercial real estate valuations? What is a cap rate? In real estate investment, real property is often valued according to projected capitalization...

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Why We Remain Bullish on Retail and Office

Why We Remain Bullish on Retail and Office

Why are we still Bullish on Retail and Class B Office? Construction has remained low on both of these asset classes forcing vacancies to decrease. We are starting to see the effects of the high levels of Multi-Family development...

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Interest Rates Stay Low in 2015?

Interest Rates Stay Low in 2015?

Federal Reserve announced today they have not plans to raise short term interest rates. They left the door open for possible rate hikes in mid 2015, though there is no certainty that rates will go up at all this year.

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