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For some real estate investing gurus out there, anonymity is the name of the game.  Some try to tell you,”No one can sue you if ...

What Are Real Estate Investment Trusts? Here’s A Quick Video Explaining What REIT’s Are...

Why Use A Land Trust?

Do you remember 1969? Probably not. You may have been born after 1969 and  did not find real estate as an investment until many years ...

Often times real estate investors have questions about Land Trusts & Lease Option Investing - and I often have answers!  We learn best from our ...

Mobile homes and manufactured homes utilizes many of the same features and mechanical systems when it comes to heating and cooling a traditionally built single ...

California Land Trusts

Several months ago a lady from Chicago called my office and wanted to talk about a big mess she was in with her mother's property. ...

I am often asked by my students about property that they already own (with title in their personal name) and how best to transfer ...

Smart real estate investors use a Land Trust to hold title to their investments. The Land Trust is the best entity for privacy and ...

When people ask me if they can close a real estate purchase transaction using a Land Trust and a lender qualifying the loan under ...

Investing In Land Has Many Pros and Cons. Here Are Some Key Points About Land Investing For Real Estate Investors...

The 4th of July is the birthday of America. Each July I think about our forefathers and what they envisioned for the new nation they ...

There is nothing like real life examples and learning from other real estate investors.  Lease-Options are common in today's market and I recently was contacted ...

Naming Your Land Trust

In doing research for the "Naming Your Land Trust" chapter, I must say I had the most "fun". Students told me constantly about ...

What Is The Liability Of A Land Trust Trustee? As you know by now, I recommend using individuals as Trustees of your Land Trusts. This not ...

50 Reasons to Use a Land Trust By: Randy Hughes Have you ever thought about using a Land Trust to hold title to your real estate investments? ...

Land Trusts - Reasons NOT to Use Them As you know by now, I am a strong proponent of the use of a Land Trust (LT) ...

In this article I will be covering an advance mobile home buying technique.  The idea is simple to understand and beneficial to both sellers and investor/buyer/you.  The purchase strategy is called ...

Real estate investors who are concerned about privacy of ownership and asset protection have long used the Limited Liability Company (LLC) as a beneficiary to ...

For years I have taught real estate investors to put their investment property into a Land Trust for a multitude of benefits. The next question ...

Often times when two unmarried people buy real estate together their attorney will recommend that they hold title "jointly." This means that they will both ...

Here is the conclusion of Land Trusts Made Simple for Investors.  You can catch up on Part 1 and Part 2

There has been a lot written about land trusts. Mostly by people who have very little knowledge and certainly little experience using a land trust. ...

You need a LT for each property. Why work so hard to have one uncontrollable tenant event cause you to lose all of your properties? ...

What Is Asset Protection?

It is rather obvious that asset protection means to protect your assets from creditors and would be litigants. A better definition might be pre-litigation planning ...