Archive for February, 2014

Case-Shiller: Dallas-area home prices up 10.2 percent in December

See on – Texas Lots and Land The Dallas-area finally joined the list of cities with double-digit percentage home price increases in a national comparison. Dallas home prices are up 10.2 percent in the latest Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. It was the first time the Dallas-area has seen a …   Troy Corman‘s insight: How high can…read more →

The rise and spectacular fall of Eric Brauss

See on – Texas Lots and Land Some think the Dallas developer’s death in Brazil is much too convenient for someone who led such a calculated life.   Troy Corman‘s insight: Big money, big lifestyle, big investor losses and a big mystery. See on

Tactic To Avoid Cap-Gains Tax On Investment Property

See on – Texas Lots and Land A structure called a DST solves a key problem — financing — with group-owned investment properties, and can make 1031 exchanges easier.   Troy Corman‘s insight: Delaware statutory trusts let’s real estate partnerships avoid capital gains on the sale of real estate. See on