Deal Alchemy™ - Residential vs Commercial Property

Dayton Real Estate Investing & Real Estate Financial Planning™ Podcast

Apr 19 2024 • 14 mins

Deal Alchemy™ - Residential vs Commercial Property

Deal Alchemy™ is all about manipulating the returns you're earning on your investments. Often, this is done through the choices we make when selecting the investment property and the strategies we choose to implement.

For example, you could choose to invest in residential properties where your tenants would live in the property. Alternatively, you could choose to invest in commercial properties where your tenants do not live in the property.

Often, these investments would have different numbers and characteristics, such as who pays taxes, insurance, and maintenance on the property. However, for the sake of today's mini-class, we will look at just the difference in the tax benefits of depreciation in two identical investments, except one is residential and the other is commercial, to see how that impacts your overall returns.

In this class, James discusses:

  • The definition of alchemy
  • What is Deal Alchemy™
  • How to manipulate returns and move them between quadrants
  • An example by purchasing a commercial property with 39-year depreciation schedule instead of a residential property with a 27.5-year depreciation schedule
  • Plus much more...

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