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5 Things You Should Know When Investing in Commercial Real Estate

5 Things You Should Know When Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Investing in commercial real estate is an excellent way to build wealth and secure your financial future. It is never too late to start investing, but it requires a nuanced understanding of the market and how it works.  In this article, we discuss five things you...

The Ultimate Guide To Finding 1031 Exchange Properties For Sale

The Ultimate Guide To Finding 1031 Exchange Properties For Sale

Introduction Looking for a way to maximize your return while minimizing your tax liability? Aren’t we all? One such strategy, as you may have heard of, is the 1031 exchange. The 1031 exchange is a powerful and advantageous tool that allows anyone to defer capital...

5 Ways To Diversify Your Real Estate Portfolio

5 Ways To Diversify Your Real Estate Portfolio

In the dynamic landscape of commercial real estate investment, diversification is not just a strategy—it's a necessity. For investors seeking to build resilience and potential in their portfolios, diversification can be a powerful tool to mitigate risks and capitalize...

How 1031 Exchanges Can Be Your Lucky Charm in Real Estate Investing

How 1031 Exchanges Can Be Your Lucky Charm in Real Estate Investing

The journey to find your elusive “pot of gold” in real estate investing may take years of learning and growing. Investors tirelessly seek out strategies and tools that promise to maximize returns and minimize tax burdens (as they should). One such tool that often goes...

Why Commercial Real Estate is the Best Investment in 2024

Why Commercial Real Estate is the Best Investment in 2024

In the world of investment opportunities, commercial real estate is definitely one of the strongest options in 2024. With its unique blend of potential for stable returns, inflation hedging, and tangible asset value, commercial real estate offers a compelling...

How To Do a 1031 Exchange Between States

How To Do a 1031 Exchange Between States

Introduction In the ever-evolving world of real estate investments and building lasting wealth, seasoned investors continue to explore and find strategies that maximize returns while minimizing tax liabilities. One of the most powerful tools in this pursuit is...

Requirements for Identifying Properties in a 1031 Exchange

Requirements for Identifying Properties in a 1031 Exchange

Introduction There are truly few strategies that are as intriguing and tax-savvy as the 1031 exchange. This tax provision allows investors to defer capital gains taxes when selling one property and purchasing another. Yet, within the 1031 exchange process, one step...

Falling in Love with 1031 Exchanges: The Secret to Building Wealth

Falling in Love with 1031 Exchanges: The Secret to Building Wealth

Love is in the air, and while Valentine's Day might be all about romantic gestures and sweet nothings, here at Millcreek Commercial, we're talking about a different kind of love story—one that involves wealth, real estate investments, and the secret to financial...

Your Questions on Tenancy in Common Answered

Your Questions on Tenancy in Common Answered

Introduction The power of investing through a tenancy in common agreement is not as well-known as it should be. Here at Millcreek Commercial, helping investors reach their potential and build wealth is our greatest goal—and our speciality is doing that through tenants...

3 Reasons Why You Need To Understand The 1031 Exchange Timeline

3 Reasons Why You Need To Understand The 1031 Exchange Timeline

Introduction When it comes to real estate investments, the 1031 exchange is a powerful tool that allows investors to defer capital gains taxes while growing their property portfolios. While many aspects of a 1031 exchange are essential to grasp, one of the most...

How To Navigate 1031 Exchange Real Estate Investments in 2024

How To Navigate 1031 Exchange Real Estate Investments in 2024

Introduction The 1031 exchange has been a valuable tool for investors to build wealth and invest in real estate since its inception. Through a 1031 exchange, you can defer capital gains taxes, accumulate wealth exponentially, and do it significantly faster than other...

What Is A Reverse 1031 Exchange?

What Is A Reverse 1031 Exchange?

Introduction While we talk quite a lot about the traditional 1031 exchange, there are several variations of this tool that might be overlooked. Among these, the reverse 1031 exchange stands as a less explored yet immensely powerful strategy, reshaping conventional...

Common Misconceptions About 1031 Exchanges

Common Misconceptions About 1031 Exchanges

Introduction The 1031 exchange is easily the most advantageous and strategic tool for building wealth in this day and age. To legally defer capital gains tax and reinvest into new properties creates a unique opportunity for investors and landlords alike. However,...

How To Diversify Real Estate Through Tenancy in Common

How To Diversify Real Estate Through Tenancy in Common

Introduction  Alright, picture this: you're an investor eyeing the real estate game, but the idea of putting all your eggs in one property basket feels risky, right? We don’t blame you for feeling this way, and you’re absolutely right—diversification is an incredibly...

Perks of Owning Restaurant Real Estate

Perks of Owning Restaurant Real Estate

Introduction Owning commercial real estate within the restaurant industry can be a strategic investment with numerous advantages. At Millcreek Commercial, we consider it our mission to find you premium commercial properties with low barriers to entry. In Herriman,...

How To Get Into Investment Real Estate

How To Get Into Investment Real Estate

Introduction So, you're interested in diving into the investment real estate game, and attracted by high returns, but the barrier to entry has you doing a double-take? Fear not, because we have the perfect solution to this, and its name is Tenant-in-Common (TIC)...

The Differences Between Net Leases

The Differences Between Net Leases

Introduction In the realm of commercial real estate, net leases have become a prevalent and versatile means of structuring lease agreements between landlords and tenants. These net leases are named according to the extent to which operating expenses are allocated...

10 Reasons Why You Need a QI

10 Reasons Why You Need a QI

Introduction A 1031 exchange, a tax-deferral strategy under the Internal Revenue Code Section 1031, is a popular tool among real estate investors seeking to defer capital gains tax when selling and acquiring properties. We specialize in providing replacement...

What Is Depreciation Recapture and How Does It Work?

What Is Depreciation Recapture and How Does It Work?

Introduction  Investing in real estate, especially commercial real estate, is a profitable venture and one that creates more millionaires than any other endeavor. Something incredibly important to understand when considering investing in real estate are the tax...

How To Use Your SDIRA to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

How To Use Your SDIRA to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

Introduction While we’re sure you may be familiar with traditional investment options like stocks and bonds within your retirement accounts, there is a lesser-known and highly advantageous vehicle for real estate investment—the Self-Directed Individual Retirement...

1031 Exchanges: The Legal Way to Save Millions in Taxes

1031 Exchanges: The Legal Way to Save Millions in Taxes

Introduction Investing in real estate is undoubtedly the most productive way to build wealth in one’s lifetime. However, investing in real estate can often come with significant tax burdens if not familiar with real estate tax law. Investors and landlords have a...

Why You Need Neuragenex In Your Portfolio

Why You Need Neuragenex In Your Portfolio

Identifying a strong NNN leased investment tenant while it is still undervalued by the market in general is a good way to foster growth in a real estate portfolio.  Neuragenex Treatment Centers is one such tenant that should be on your radar, and here's why: Strong,...

1031 Exchange Rules: A Comprehensive Guide

1031 Exchange Rules: A Comprehensive Guide

In the world of real estate investment, savvy investors are constantly seeking strategies to maximize their returns while minimizing tax liabilities. The 1031 exchange, a powerful tool authorized by Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, has gained popularity as a...

Location, Location, Location!

Location, Location, Location!

As a prudent investment firm, we prioritize thorough vetting processes to ensure that the properties we invest in align with our core values and provide a secure environment for our clients. Our approach encompasses a comprehensive analysis of crime rates,...

1031 Exchanges: Residential Landlord’s X-Factor for Retirement

1031 Exchanges: Residential Landlord’s X-Factor for Retirement

“Owning commercial real estate is out of my reach”, “it is too expensive”, “it’s hard to manage and maintain”, “it’s risky”, “it’s a bad investment”, “it’s for rich people”... These are assumptions that far too many residential landlords make—and they are FAR from the...

How Millcreek Commercial Stacks Up To Stocks

How Millcreek Commercial Stacks Up To Stocks

Today's dynamic financial landscape requires careful consideration of various investment options. While the stock market has long been a popular choice, an alternative avenue gaining traction is commercial real estate investment through companies like Millcreek...

How To Invest in Commercial Real Estate With Little Capital

How To Invest in Commercial Real Estate With Little Capital

Dreaming of stepping into the secure world of commercial real estate, but concerned about the substantial capital required? Fear not! In this article, we will unveil the secrets of how to invest in commercial real estate with little capital. We will explore an...

The Benefits of a 1031 Exchange

The Benefits of a 1031 Exchange

The 1031 Exchange: the most powerful tax strategy in the world, and Millcreek Commercial has properties ready for your identification!   What Is a 1031 Exchange? Real estate offers middle class investors the same opportunities to acquire, grow and transfer wealth...

TIC vs. DST: Why TIC is the Way to Go

TIC vs. DST: Why TIC is the Way to Go

Let's talk about TIC vs. DST! In the world of real estate investing, there are a plethora of ownership structures available to investors, each with its own unique characteristics. Two common forms of real estate ownership are Tenancy-in-Common (TIC) and Delaware...

4 Reasons Commercial Real Estate is The Best SDIRA Investment

4 Reasons Commercial Real Estate is The Best SDIRA Investment

Are you shocked at how your 401K has turned into a 201K over the past three years? If you are tired of watching your IRA collapse during COVID and then crawl back in 2022 only to be decimated by soaring interest rates, then you should consider investing in the Safety,...

1031 Exchange: A Solution for the Tired Landlord

1031 Exchange: A Solution for the Tired Landlord

WHAT IS A TIRED LANDLORD? A "tired landlord" is a real estate investor who has owned and managed rental properties for many years and is nearing retirement age or simply looking to move on from their real estate investments. After years of managing tenants, handling...

4 Things to Know Before Doing a 1031 Exchange

4 Things to Know Before Doing a 1031 Exchange

For investors who are interested in beginning a 1031 exchange, the process can seem overwhelming with many moving parts. Where does one begin? Brandon Burns, President of Investors 1031 Exchange was featured on our most webinar where he laid out four key concepts that...

When Interest Rates and Returns Don’t Add Up

When Interest Rates and Returns Don’t Add Up

The Federal Reserve engineered a recovery from the 2008 financial crisis by creating the cheapest credit environment that the world has ever seen. The ultimate positive leverage scenario was created for anyone acquiring assets by dropping the overnight federal funds...

Boot – The Power of “Leftovers” in Your Next Exchange

Boot – The Power of “Leftovers” in Your Next Exchange

In my family, Thanksgiving dinner is one of the most anticipated holiday dinners of the year. The family, the football, and especially the food cannot be matched! However, the next greatest thing to come out of Thanksgiving dinner is the LEFTOVERS! You have not lived...

What is a TIC?

What is a TIC?

Sometimes, like in a personal residence, legal ownership is better as Joint Tenants.  This requires both parties to sign certain documents, like when to sell, and when decisions are needed for the property.  Another legal way to own real estate with others is in the...

3 Benefits of Debt-Free Investing: Your Retirement will Thank You

3 Benefits of Debt-Free Investing: Your Retirement will Thank You

Real Estate Retirement Plan When the time comes to create and execute on a retirement plan, many may look to their parents as a model of retirement investing and wonder how they could ever follow in their footsteps. However, the way our parents did things may not...

Real Estate Diversification through Fractional Ownership

Real Estate Diversification through Fractional Ownership

Securities lend themselves easily to diversification. However, hard assets provide more challenges when it comes to diversification. Real estate investments require a lot more capital–particularly commercial real estate assets. That is, however, unless you consider...

The Ultimate Hedge Against Inflation

The Ultimate Hedge Against Inflation

Inflation in the Nation It seems that inflation is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. A quick LinkedIn search of this buzzword will bring to your attention enough content to keep you scrolling for days with branches of the rabbit hole opening up with each new topic:...

How Many Properties Can You Identify in a 1031 Exchange?

How Many Properties Can You Identify in a 1031 Exchange?

How Many Properties Can You Identify in a 1031 Exchange? We are often asked by those involved in finding a replacement property for a 1031 exchange, “How many properties can you identify in a 1031 exchange?” The answer is easy - as many as you want! However, it should...

A Beginner’s Guide to 1031 Exchanges and their Benefits

A Beginner’s Guide to 1031 Exchanges and their Benefits

What is a 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange is a tax-deferred exchange of property held for business or investment purposes. The term 1031 exchange comes from Section 1031 of the IRS code which allows a taxpayer to defer the capital gains taxes on the sale of their...

Dollar Stores a Rising Star Among Commercial RE Investments

Dollar Stores a Rising Star Among Commercial RE Investments

In every town, city, and metropolis in America, you will find a national chain discount retail store. The “dollar store” sector is expanding, profitable and competitive. These establishments bring value to their customers in various ways. They are renowned for...

2 Reasons Why We Love Early Childhood Education Properties

2 Reasons Why We Love Early Childhood Education Properties

From medical centers and chain soda shops to convenience stores and early childhood education centers, there is a great deal of variety in the types of properties in the Millcreek Commercial portfolio. The diversity may seem broad, however, Millcreek Commercial puts...

Sharing with You Our Why

Sharing with You Our Why

Knowing Your Why There is something powerful in knowing and understanding why we do the things we do. On my high school basketball team, I knew my role – play tenacious defense and hustle after every loose ball. I wholeheartedly embraced that role! It gave me an...

Real Estate Agents Value-Add with 1031 Exchanges

Real Estate Agents Value-Add with 1031 Exchanges

Real Estate Agents Value-Add with 1031 Exchanges Did you know that there are over 1.46 million real estate agents in the US? Among the sea of potential agents, it can be challenging to find ways to stand out. Client satisfaction is one of the main ways real estate...

The 5 Benefits of a TIC Agreement

The 5 Benefits of a TIC Agreement

A TIC (tenancy in common) agreement is a lease agreement where two or more co-owners have an ownership share of a particular property. When owning real estate through TICs, the ownership does not need to be split evenly. One investor could own 40%, another 5%, 15%,...

10 Steps to Co-own Commercial Real Estate

10 Steps to Co-own Commercial Real Estate

The process to co-own commercial real estate can be broken down into 10 simple steps: Step 1: Realize that your time should be spent doing what you love  We too often lose the forest for the trees as we attack the goal of financial freedom. Consider asking yourself...

How to Use 1031 Exchange to Accumulate Wealth

How to Use 1031 Exchange to Accumulate Wealth

Real Estate and 1031 Exchanges Andrew Carnegie once said, “ninety percent of all millionaires became so through real estate.” To this day, Mr. Carnegie’s words ring true, with real estate investing contributing to the financial success of many people around the world....

The 4 Types of Net Leases

The 4 Types of Net Leases

Net leases are a crucial part of any real estate investment. If you have worked with Millcreek Commercial before or have done research on commercial real estate investments, then you have most likely heard the term “triple net lease”. We pride ourselves on having...

10 Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

10 Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

Entering the world of commercial real estate can be overwhelming, especially if you aren’t familiar with the terminology. It is just as complex as it is intriguing. We have gathered ten of the most important commercial real estate terms to help you grasp the basics of...

4 Benefits of Fractional Ownership

4 Benefits of Fractional Ownership

Between May and July, there are six celebratory dates when I need to buy a gift for either my parents or in-laws: four birthdays, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day. Between these summer months, I would find myself almost in a Christmas-shopping-like state trying to find...

The Commercial Real Estate Money Tree

The Commercial Real Estate Money Tree

Planting Your Own "Money Tree" Owning real estate can be wildly exciting. The idea of buying something that prints money and increases in value at the same time is nearly unimaginable. Kids in grade school talk about how nice it would be to grow a money tree. Having...

5 Things to Remember When Selling An Investment Property

5 Things to Remember When Selling An Investment Property

“Commercial real estate takes a while to move.” Seasoned and newly initiated investors alike have heard this statement over and over like a mantra; commercial investment takes patience and countless hours of review before things start to roll. Of course, there’s...

How a 1031 Exchange Can Lead You to Home Ownership

How a 1031 Exchange Can Lead You to Home Ownership

 A few weeks ago, I received a call that had a serious impact on me. The caller, whom we will name Becky, found our website and decided to contact us. She had a lot of questions—she wanted to know about 1031 exchanges, timelines, and processes. I quickly realized that...

Lobbying for 1031: 4 Ways that 1031 Exchanges Impact Our Economy

Lobbying for 1031: 4 Ways that 1031 Exchanges Impact Our Economy

On a recent episode of the Commercial Connection Podcast, our host, Spencer Taylor, and Dave Brown, CEO of IPE 1031 and Co-Chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the Federation of Exchange Accommodators, discussed the enormous impact that 1031 exchanges are...

2 Tax Advantages to Consider with Your Next CRE Investment

2 Tax Advantages to Consider with Your Next CRE Investment

1. Write Off Real Estate to Decrease Taxes DEPRECIATION. This word carries such a negative connotation, but in tax code, it is a gift afforded to owners of investment real estate. The IRS allows real estate investors to depreciate (write off) a portion of the value of...

3 Questions Every Realtor Should Be Asking Their Landlord Clients

3 Questions Every Realtor Should Be Asking Their Landlord Clients

3 Questions Every Realtor Should be Asking Their Landlord Clients Prospecting should be a big part of your daily real estate life. New clients will bring new life to your pipeline. And with new opportunities, great customer service, and a little bit of luck, more...

One Simple Way to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio

One Simple Way to Diversify Your Investment Portfolio

Diversify: Find More Stable and Secure Investments with Commercial Properties Diversification is defined as the act of spreading investment dollars across a range of assets to reduce investment risk. A diversified portfolio helps balance volatility since no one asset...

Five Unintended Consequences of Limiting Section 1031 Exchanges

Five Unintended Consequences of Limiting Section 1031 Exchanges

Five Unintended Consequences of Limiting Section 1031 Exchanges When 1031 exchange code is referred to as “a tax loophole for the uber-wealthy” or is described as impacting “real estate moguls” it seems logical to assume that if $1.4 billion of federal taxes are...

3 Reasons Due Diligence Makes a Difference

3 Reasons Due Diligence Makes a Difference

When it comes to selecting a property, Millcreek Commercial does so with the utmost attention to detail. Each property is passed through a rigorous screening and due diligence process to ensure that it upholds our model of being recession resilient, and able to...

2 Ways to Begin a Leisurely Lifestyle through Commercial Real Estate

2 Ways to Begin a Leisurely Lifestyle through Commercial Real Estate

Andrew Carnegie put it best when he said, “90% of all millionaires became so through real estate.” To this day, an investment in commercial real estate remains a successful path toward a leisurely lifestyle. Here are two ways commercial real estate can help you...

2 Ways Commercial Real Estate Makes Money For You

2 Ways Commercial Real Estate Makes Money For You

Low Risk, Stable Return Commercial real estate is a particularly attractive option due to its ability to deliver a stable rate of return over long periods of time, with a relatively low-risk factor. The National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF)...

Easy Money: Earning Passive Income Through Commercial Real Estate

Easy Money: Earning Passive Income Through Commercial Real Estate

Passive Income, the Best "Hourly Wage" Time is our most valuable commodity. Unlike money—which can be earned, saved, and invested—we can’t store up minutes on a clock. We’re all allotted the same amount of time each day, but what we do with this gift varies widely....

Unleash the Power of the 1031 Exchange

Unleash the Power of the 1031 Exchange

Millcreek Commercial Does the Heavy Lifting for Experienced and New Commercial Real Estate Investors Alike Millcreek Commercial offers investors the opportunity to purchase large and small fractions of commercial real estate, overcoming one of the primary issues...

Using your SDIRA to Rocket Your Net Worth

Using your SDIRA to Rocket Your Net Worth

Owning Property through an SDIRA There is a common misconception that a Self Directed Retirement Account (SDIRA) cannot own property with financing. In Mat Sorensen's Handbook on The Self Directed IRA, he debunks this myth. "It is possible for an IRA to obtain a loan...

Why Smart Investors are Buying Real Estate TICs Over DSTs!

Why Smart Investors are Buying Real Estate TICs Over DSTs!

Real Estate Tenant-In-Common or TIC Offerings  Technically there are two types of Proportional Ownership products referred to as Tenant In Common  - TICs. A Securitized TIC and a Real Estate TIC. Since the favorable ruling by the IRS in 2004 allowing a Delaware...

The Power of TICs | 4 Ways TICs Empower Investors

The Power of TICs | 4 Ways TICs Empower Investors

The TIC model enables us at Millcreek Commercial to offer properties with reduced minimums – as low as $50,000. This gives each investor the ability to purchase an interest in the property that best fits their current investment plan—anywhere from one to one-hundred percent.

Diversify, Diversify, Diversify!

Diversify, Diversify, Diversify!

“Diversification is an established tenet of conservative investing”, wrote Benjamin Graham in his classic, The Intelligent Investor. Today, most financial planners subscribe to the diversification investment model. They will tell you that the key to mitigating risk in...

Five Benefits of a 1031 Exchange in Addition to Tax Deferment

Five Benefits of a 1031 Exchange in Addition to Tax Deferment

Most individuals that dabble in investment real estate understand the power of IRS Tax Code Section 1031. This particular section is one of the principle reasons that real estate is chosen by the uber wealthy as an investment class to store and transfer wealth....

Millcreek Commercial Announces New Marketing Alliance

Millcreek Commercial Announces New Marketing Alliance

Salt Lake City, UT, April 30, 2019 – Millcreek Commercial Properties and Elevated 1031 announce today the creation of a marketing alliance that will propel Millcreek Commercial to be the premier provider of Tenant-In-Common real estate investments in the United...

7 Reasons to Consider Millcreek Commercial

7 Reasons to Consider Millcreek Commercial

1. Real Estate Experience Millcreek Commercial’s President and CEO, Kevin G. Long is a seasoned commercial real estate executive. He was the founding Principle Broker of the national real estate firm CBC Advisors. He was instrumental in growing the company from a...

Create passive income streams with commercial real estate

Create passive income streams with commercial real estate

Time is our most valuable commodity. Unlike money—which can be earned, saved, spent, invested, misspent, and lost—we can't store up minutes on a clock. We’re all allotted the same amount of time each day, but what we do with this gift varies widely. Ideally we should...

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