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Mapping Out A Rental Unit Exit Strategy

Sarasota Investment PropertiesOne of the reasons for the recent uptick in home sales is the irresistible lure of a bargain property. For the past several years, investors have been picking up real estate at small fractions of their previous value. Since most of these people already have houses to live in, they find themselves exploring either the resale or rental market. 

In some circumstances, investors who planned on flipping a house found themselves unable to sell or uninterested in selling at the price they could get. Instead they joined the ranks of landlords in an effort to wait for prices to rise. The result of all this is there are a large number of property owners in the rental market who find themselves wondering whether they should…
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Real Estate Investing in SarasotaMost Americans know that you can invest the money in your IRA account in bonds, stocks and mutual funds. What most people do not know is that you can use your IRA to acquire real property. Investmenting in Sarasota real estate is associated with two advantages; appreciation and rental income. However, several procedural conditions must be fulfilled before you can acquire property using your IRA. There are also numerous limitations on the kind of property that you can obtain using your IRA. Below are a few pointers that can help you during your investment. 

Finding a good custodian

The first step towards acquiring real property using your IRA is finding a capable custodian. In most cases, traditional IRA custodians are banks and brokerage firms that do

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Some homeowners may have seen an email that has been making the rounds claiming that those who sell their Sarasota Real Estate property after January 1, 2013, will be subject to a new tax of 3.8 percent. The tax was voted in with the passage of Obamacare, during the wee hours of March 21, 2010. This bill has caused much controversy since its passage, but many people remain unaware of the exact provisions of the 3.8 percent tax.

The tax will only affect between 2 and 3 percent of the citizens of the United States. In order for this component of the bill to affect you, you must have unearned income in excess of $200,000 and you are filing as a single person or $250,000 if you are filing jointly. The $200,000 or $250,000 can come from a combination of

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While many national reports vary in their views on how the housing market is recovering as a whole, the Sarasota Real Estate numbers don’t lie. This past July we saw 699 closed sales, which is nearly a 17% increase from July 2011. Pending sales saw a significant increase from 860 in June to 919 in July, which is up 15% from July 2011.  Leading up to theseSarasota Market Report months, Sarasota was averaging over 1000 pending transactions per month during the spring. These trends certainly are showing a strong consumer confidence in the Sarasota area.

More Reasons to be Optimistic

Another strong indicator in the recovery of the Sarasota housing market is in pricing and availability. The median price for a single family home is right around $178,000 which is a 30% increase

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