What is the appraiser NOT appraising?

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Dismiss Low Battery | No Comments

Your property. What s/he is appraising is your property rights. Without your fee simple, leased fee or leasehold property rights, what value would your real estate have? Want to know more about your property rights? Contact us at (850) 835.4444 Bob’s Blog Tune: The Fat Angel by Donovan Bob’s Blog Quote: “Being a Team Member is ...

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Peace in the Midst of Chaos

Posted by on Jul 21, 2013 in Dismiss Low Battery | No Comments

We all face difficult situations. Somebody isn’t treating you right or perhaps your business is not growing as fast as you want. I’ve been self-employed since 1994. Here’s what I’ve learned. Just because things aren’t going well right now, doesn’t mean they won’t turnaround. You really grow during the tough times so you can be ...

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Two Things to Ask Your CPA

Posted by on Jul 20, 2013 in Dismiss Low Battery | No Comments

Ask your CPA about the ability of the landlord or the lessee to write off real property improvement immediately under Section 179 ($250,000 limit)  and write off any leftover amount over a tax-advantaged 15 years. Ask about 50 percent bonus depreciation.  (I don’t think this works for related parties.) Also, Small Business Owners: Each year ...

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Interest Rates Up

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in Dismiss Low Battery | No Comments

From May 9 to July 11 rates have increased from 3.51% to 4.51%. See the interest rate survey here. Yes, if you’re on the fence for buying a home, you need to get serious. But be careful! Don’t just buy something because rates are increasing. Use a professional like Mims Real Estate Advisors.  

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