Real Estate Education

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 key rules and regulations around Opportunity Zones....

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 can invest in one of our offerings through...

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...

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 rates used as investment criteria. This is done by...

Why does The SMARTCAP Group invest through LLCs? An LLC is a Limited Liability Corporation that has the benefits of a corporation, as well as a partnership or sole proprietorship. An LLC provides limited liability in addition to tax efficiencies and operational flexibility. Every syndication we...

When reading about commercial real estate investments you will see many potential investment returns expressed as an IRR. The IRR is the average annual return an investor can expect to receive over a certain amount of time, given a corresponding amount of cash flows. In...

Most 401ks have a REIT in their mix, and many investment professionals recommend some portion of your portfolio be placed into a REIT for diversification into real estate. What most people don't understand is that when you invest in a REIT you do not actually...

The basic idea of the triple-net lease investment is simple: the property owner nets a monthly or quarterly rental income while the commercial tenant covers the costs of operations and upkeep. The NNN property lease means that tenants, as it is stated in the lease;...

From small retail stores to multi-million dollar malls, no matter what size or how much they make, these retail outlets are all known as retail assets. Since the range between these assets is large, we can divide them into four different categories: National shopping centers...

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