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How to Beat Real Estate Passive Loss Rules and Deduct Rental Losses

By: Tamara Pow, Esq. For anyone who is currently invested in real estate or is considering doing so, whether you intend on moonlighting as a real estate professional simultaneously with your day job, ...
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LLC Operating Agreements - Failure to Contribute, Part II

By: Tamara B. Pow, Esq. What do you do if your LLC needs capital and a Member fails to contribute their share? The question of “What if the Company needs more money?” was addressed in Part ...
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LLC Operating Agreements - Failure to Contribute, Part I

By: Tamara B. Pow, Esq. Don’t get caught with an underfunded LLC. Plan ahead in your LLC Operating Agreement. The question of “What if the Company needs more money?” is often not ...
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LLC Alert: New FTB Ruling Regarding LLC Fee For Sale of Real Estate Inventory

By: Tamara B. Pow Are you calculating the LLC fee correctly for an LLC’s sale of real estate? The Franchise Tax Board just released FTB Legal Ruling 2016-01 (July 14, 2016) regarding the ...
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Entering Into A Real Estate Loan? Will You Need a Single Purpose Entity?

By: Serge Filatov The real estate market in the Bay Area and San Jose is booming. With interest rates still low, many real estate investors are taking advantage of cheap debt and either taking out new ...
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Lenders and Licensing and Exemptions: The World According to the California Finance Lenders Law

By: Jack Easterbrook Many of our clients, at one time or another, get involved in private loan activities in California as a lender. It may be to help finance a business, purchase or improve real ...
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Be Careful When Leasing A Home To Relatives

By: Tamara Pow Many people are very fortunate here in the San Francisco Bay Area to have acquired so much wealth in their real estate, both their homes and their vacation homes, as well as homes held ...
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What Are the Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Attorney?

There is no legal requirement that mandates the hiring of a real estate lawyer serving San Jose when buying or selling property. However, failure to do so can cost you thousands of dollars in the long ...
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Unreasonable Behavior: I Know It When I See It!

A great way to figure out whether someone’s behavior in connection with a contract or agreement is reasonable is to look at how courts view such things when resolving disputes. A recent ...
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The Importance of a Real Estate Lawyer

Whether you're buying or selling a property, a real estate lawyer can protect your interests and shield you from major financial loss. The complexity of real estate law can make transactions ...
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The Steps of Hiring an Attorney

For a business owner, the time to hire a corporate attorney is not after running into legal problems; it's before they occur. By working with a corporate lawyer on an ongoing basis, you can ensure ...
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What Is the Role of the Real Estate Attorney?

Are you thinking of purchasing some property? It's in your best interests to consult a real estate lawyer. While your real estate agent can help you find the right house for your needs, your real ...
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