Frequently Asked Questions

What is a real estate syndication?

A real estate syndication is like a group investment. Multiple investors pool their money together to buy real estate that would be too expensive for them to buy individually, like a big apartment complex or a commercial building.

Why should high-income earners like doctors invest in real estate syndications?

Real estate syndications can be a great way for high-income earners to diversify their investments and create an additional source of income. This can get them away from constantly having to trade their time for money.

What types of properties do these real estate syndications invest in?

Syndications usually invest in properties like apartment buildings, RV parks, mobile home parks, and self storage facilities. These investments are often income-producing properties that can provide regular returns to investors.

What’s the typical minimum investment for participating in a real estate syndication?

The minimum investment can vary greatly depending on the specific deal, but it’s often in the range of $50,000 to $100,000

How can real estate syndications generate passive income?

Real estate syndications can generate passive income through rental income from the properties. As an investor, you would get a share of these revenues, typically distributed monthly, quarterly or annually.

What are the risks associated with real estate syndications?

Like all investments, real estate syndications do have risks, such as property damage, vacancies, or economic downturns. However, risk can be minimized through careful property selection, professional management, and diversification.

What are some effective tax strategies for high-income earners investing in real estate?

Investing in real estate comes with potential tax benefits like depreciation, which can offset rental income, and the 1031 exchange, which allows you to defer taxes on gains when you sell a property and reinvest the proceeds in a similar property.

How can owning real estate impact my overall tax situation?

Real estate can provide several tax benefits, like deductions for mortgage interest, property taxes, and operating expenses. Plus, you can use strategies like depreciation to potentially reduce your taxable income

What’s the difference between active and passive real estate investing, and which one is suitable for me?

Active investing is when you buy a property, manage it, and handle all the work yourself. Passive investing, like in syndications, is when you contribute money but a professional management team handles the work. Passive investing can be a better fit for busy professionals that don’t want the hassle of dealing with tenants.

How can I get started with investing in real estate syndications?

You can get started by educating yourself about real estate syndications through my blog and YouTube channel. Also, if you’re an accredited investor, you can join our Passive Investors Circle, where I personally identify potential syndication groups or sponsors.

Do you have to set up an LLC as a passive investor to invest in a real estate syndication?

Setting up a separate LLC isn’t a requirement to invest in a real estate syndication. However, some investors choose to create an LLC for their investments for various reasons, such as liability protection or tax advantages. It’s important to consult with a legal advisor or a CPA to understand the implications and make the best decision for your situation, as laws and regulations can vary by location.