real estate

The Homegrown Advantage: Consider a Community Bank for Your Next Loan

December 3, 2018

Have you ever borrowed funds from a community bank? Real estate developers and owners often overlook this source of financing, but these lenders offer some distinct advantages for borrowers who unders..

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Investing 101: Tips for what to Look for Before Buying

December 3, 2018

In any real estate portfolio, the goal is to be profitable. And while the commercial real estate market has improved significantly since the lows seen during the Great Recession, investing still invol..

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Ready for the New Lease Accounting Rules?

December 3, 2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) new standard for accounting for leases is poised to take effect for public companies and certain other entities for periods beginning after Dece..

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Real Estate Activities vs. Investments: Why it Matters

December 3, 2018

The characterization of a real estate entity’s activities as a business or an investment makes a big difference to the bottom line when it comes to taxation. In Conner v. Commissioner, a developer w..

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New Jersey Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law to Take Effect on October 29, 2018

October 10, 2018

On Monday, October 29, 2018, the New Jersey Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law, originally passed on May, 2, 2018, will officially be put into action. Under this law, all eligible employees are guaranteed ..

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How the TCJA Changes Depreciation Periods for Real Property

September 27, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) alters the recovery periods for certain kinds of property depreciated under the modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS) and the alternative depreciation syst..

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