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Navigating a Turbulent Interest Rate Market

We recently reached the top of the fastest interest rate-raising cycle in the past 50 years, and it was dramatic. According to the Fed’s dot plot, we will see ~3 rate cuts this year in 2024. However, the market doesn’t believe the Fed and is closer to ~6 rate cuts this year. It will be interesting to see where it lands.

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Bonus Depreciation Phase Out: Dates & Details

Bonus depreciation is a tax incentive that allows investors and businesses to immediately deduct a large percentage of the purchase price of qualified business property rather than spreading those deductions over many years. This results in a more significant tax deduction in the year of purchase and initial usage.

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Top Benefits of Investing in Real Estate

If you’re new to real estate investing or seeking to expand your knowledge, you might wonder, “What are the benefits of investing in real estate?” If you find yourself in this position, welcome to 37th Parallel Properties; you’ve come to the right place.

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A Brief Guide to Real Estate Income

When you invest in multifamily real estate, there are multiple ways to profit. There is the cash flow or real estate income that is generated from the property. This monthly income is created as rents come due and are distributed quarterly in our network.

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Net Operating Income for Real Estate Investments

The most important metric to understand when evaluating income-producing real estate is Net Operating Income (NOI). NOI, along with the prevailing capitalization rate (cap rate) for your investment type, grade, and location, controls the value of your investment. And unlike the cap rate, you have a large degree of control over NOI. So it’s critical that you understand all the components of NOI and how it works.

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37th Parallel Investing Guide: Real Estate Investment Allocation

There may be a million ways to invest your money, but there are a handful of bedrock investing principles that you shouldn’t ignore. One is diversification, and another is asset allocation or portfolio construction. Understanding how to create a balanced portfolio is essential to get ahead.

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Explaining Retirement Real Estate Income

If you plan on retiring one day, you should familiarize yourself with the concept of retirement real estate income. Income producing real estate is a proven inflation hedge and should be a part of everyone’s retirement income plan.

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The European Waterfall – Profits & Protection

Hearing the words European waterfall might evoke recollections of Langfoss, Stuibenfall, or Mardalsfossen. But that’s not what this article is about. Instead of diving into a plunge pool, we will dive into how profits from private equity are distributed. And more specifically, we will compare and contrast the American Waterfall with the European Waterfall. But first, let’s define some terms.

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Real Estate Taxes: A Brief Guide

To understand real estate taxes, you need to understand ad valorem taxes. Ad valorem is Latin for “according to value.” And ad valorem taxes are a series of taxes levied based on the value of an item.

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