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Land Trust: What To Know About Your Eligibility, Rules & Regulations

Let’s just be clear that you don’t have to pass any eligibility requirements beyond being of legal age to get a land trust. That said, there are some issues to be aware of. We get…

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Land Trust: The How, The Why, and The Basics

Land trusts are often the unsung heroes of the real estate investing process. You can use them to control a company rather than own it. This might sound like a difference in mere semantics at…

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Land Trust: The FAQs

If you’ve started learning about the land trust recently, questions are common. We’ve gone ahead and made some primers on what a land trust is and the benefits of the structure, but today, we’re going…

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Land Trust: The Benefits Of The Structure

As we continue our series on the land trust, it’s time to turn our attention toward the major benefits of this structure. Whether you are old friends with this time-tested real estate tool or have…

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When Is The Last Time You Updated Your Living Trust

For those of you who already have living trusts, congratulations. You are certainly on the right track when it comes to estate planning for real estate investors. The living trust is a tool we recommend…

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How to Pay for College With a Land Trust Investment

Whether you have kids now or plan to in the future, paying for college is an undertaking you should plan ahead for. Real estate investors should especially be aware of the options they have when…

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Three Reasons to Title Your Investment Property in a Land Trust and Not and LLC

In previous articles, we’ve discussed the main benefits of holding title to real estate investment property in a land trust. A land trust is just like a standard trust, except as the name implies, this…

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How is A Land Trust Different Then A Standard Trust?

A land trust is defined as an entity used to hold title to real estate. Unlike the standard trust, usually land trust doesn’t involve family. Also, a land trust offers versatility for real estate investors…

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Understanding Land Trusts and Foreclosures

We’ve all known someone who has gone through the complicated foreclosure process….

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Land Trusts and the Garn-St. Germain Depository Institutions Act of 1982

As real estate investors ourselves, we understand how difficult it can be…

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A Land Trust Vs. a Living Trust

End of life matters are not always easy to think or talk about. However, making plans now, while you are healthy enough to do so, can save your loved ones time, money, and heartache. After…

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What Is The Liability of a Land Trust Trustee?

A land trust is a type of revocable living trust. Unlike a living trust, which can contain any types of assets, a land trust is for real estate or real estate related items only. With…

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Land Trusts and Limited Liability Companies

If you want to protect your privacy and real estate assets, a…

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IRS Section 121 And The Land Trust Beneficiary

A land trust is a great way to own property while maintaining your anonymity. With a land trust, the ownership of the property is publicly listed under the name of the trust itself. A land…

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Land Trusts – Transfers at the Beneficial Interest Level

A land trust provides owners with anonymity. This is one of the biggest benefits of establishing a land trust. However, this level of anonymity extends to the transfer of beneficial interest as well. What is…

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The Benefit of Using Power of Attorney With a Land Trust

When it comes to having a land trust with someone you are close to, using a power of attorney with…

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How Do You Borrow Money Using a Land Trust?

I’ve been harping on for years about the importance of setting up a land trust for your real estate investments. Today I want to touch on one of the issues many real estate investors struggle…

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What Happens When a Land Trust Gets Sued

Forming a land trust is a no-brainer for the savvy real estate investor. It helps keep the ownership of the property private and consequently insulates you from litigation. With a land trust in place, the…

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Can a Lien Be Filed Against a Property Held in a Land Trust?

One of the key elements of asset protection is financial privacy. The only way a savvy real estate investor, such as yourself, can keep their financial matters private is by not making the extent of…

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The Privacy of a Land Trust Owned by a Limited Liability Company

Having a land trust is a good idea for property owners and real estate investors. Land trusts are especially a…

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The Benefit of Using a Power of Attorney With a Land Trust

When it comes to having a land trust with someone you are close to, using a power of attorney with…

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The Definitive Language of the Irrevocable Land Trust

An irrevocable land trust is different from a revocable trust. The difference between the two is that once the grantor…

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Big Considerations to Take When Naming Your Land Trust

  Today I’ll shed some light on an aspect of land trust that may seem so simple, it’s often overlooked. The naming of a land trust shouldn’t take much time, but it should be done with some care. The main thing to consider when naming your trust should be maintaining…

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