A fund is a pool of money that is allocated for a specific purpose. A fund can be established for many different purposes. More specifically, an investment fund is a supply of capital belonging to numerous investors used to collectively purchase securities while each investor retains ownership and control of their own shares. Types of
Forced Appreciation is when you as the investor control the value of a property. Multi-family real estate (5+ units) allow the investor to control the value through variables that affect the net operating income (NOI). The higher the NOI, the higher the value of the property. NOI can be affected by increasing revenue or decreasing
Accelerated depreciation is any activity that allows you to take tax deductions on an income producing property on the early years of owning the asset. Cost segregation studies are an example of what can be used for the purpose of accelerated depreciation.
A Cost Segregation study is a detailed engineering report that helps maximize the amount of depreciation expense you can claim in the early years of owning a property. The primary goal of a Cost Segregation study is to identify all property-related costs that can be depreciated over 5, 7 and 15 years
Straight line depreciation is the most common type of depreciation accounting method used to reduce the value of an asset gradually over a number of years, typically 27.5 or 39 years.
A 1031 exchange is when you can defer your capital gains taxes by selling and acquiring a "like kind" investment property within a certain period of time.