The Limitations of Homeowners Insurance

As a real estate investor, it’s sensible to protect your investments and shield your personal finances from issues that arise on your properties. We can’t predict everything that can and will go wrong for tenants on our properties, so it’s important to have homeowners insurance. These policies generally cover damage to your property, loss or theft on the property, and, most importantly for real estate investors, Read More

Using Interest-Only Loans to Finance Real Estate

There’s no magic trick to guarantee success in real estate, but one of the best tools for any Florida real estate investor is knowledge. Understanding all the resources available to you gives you a leg up when navigating the market. Interest-only loans are an alternative to typical mortgages and other loans investors should consider. These types of loans provide more flexibility upfront while securing larger Read More

The Risks of Moving Financed Real Estate Into an LLC

In recent months, we’ve put a lot of focus on the different ways you can manage your real estate portfolio. Starting and expanding your real estate holdings can be a hugely profitable venture, but there are risks you need to be aware of along the way. Last month, we touched on why managing your real estate through LLCs can be hugely beneficial. It’s a decision that can smooth out the entire process, even with a few Read More

Forming a Land Trust for Your Properties

As the real estate market continues to thrive, we want to make sure you’re prepared and aware of the options available to real estate investors looking to expand their portfolios in Florida. We’ve talked a lot about owning real estate in your own name vs. owning real estate through the formation of Limited Liability Companies (LLCs). Another tool to keep in mind is forming a Land Trust. A land trust is a legal entity Read More

How to Structure LLCs for Your Real Estate Portfolio

Real estate is a thriving industry right now, with people turning dreams into reality as property values skyrocket and the market continues to move throughout Florida. The thriving market has some less experienced individuals getting involved and building up impressive portfolios relatively quickly. With inexperience, however, comes greater risk when investors don’t consider the best ways to structure their real Read More

What Are the Risks of Holding Real Estate in My Own Name?

At Bryant Taylor Law, we regularly work with real estate investors looking to protect their investments and set up the optimal legal structure for their portfolios. Even if you’re just starting your real estate portfolio or have a wide range of properties to protect, it’s imperative to get this process right so you don’t face additional costs or legal issues in the future. Putting your name on an investment can feel Read More

4 Tips to Boost Company Morale and Mitigate Risks

At Bryant Taylor, we talk a lot about legal issues that can bring down even the most sturdy companies, but it’s not just legal issues that bring down strong companies. We want to make sure your organization has an overall wellness approach that keeps innovation firing on all cylinders. One of the most important aspects of business planning and growth is company morale. It’s not exactly about holding hands and singing Read More

Flexibility is Key During Business Formation

At Bryant Taylor Law, we understand the excitement and passion that goes into starting a business. We hear from clients all the time who are ecstatic to get into the business formation process, but we also know doing so without being flexible can derail the entire plan. Ultimately, starting a business is more than just having the means and the vision to do so. It’s a crowded field of startups, small businesses, and Read More

Signs It’s Time to Buyout Your Business Partner

At Bryant Taylor Law, we know how fulfilling it can be to start and run a business with a partner you know and trust. Building something with an impact on people’s lives is the dream for Americans everywhere, but sometimes dreams and goals change and partners go their separate ways. Putting your business’ needs and long-term goals first might mean changing the structure at the top. Employees change all the time, and Read More

4 Things To Include in Your Business Succession Plan

A business is only as good as it’s Business Succession Plan. After all, if all of your business success is tied to the owner continuing to run it, what happens when they are gone? Is the business just over? Every business owner should have a strong Business Succession Plan in place so they can exit on their own terms - and have their company continue to succeed without them. So what is important to include in your Read More