Real Estate Ownership: Community Property with Right of Survivorship Better than Joint Tenancy

There are several traditional methods of holding title to property, including: tenancy in common, joint tenancy, or community property.  In addition, California allows married couples to hold property as “community property with right of survivorship.”  Each method has its own advantages.  You may want to hold title differently for different Read more…

Like-Kind Exchanges

General The name of the game is to defer, defer, defer, and hopefully never pay the tax on your appreciated property. The vehicle often used to achieve this is the “like-kind exchange”. You might be able to dispose of appreciated property without being taxed on the gain by exchanging it Read more…