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A Vacation from Your Vacation Rental: Should I Sell My Rental Property?

A Vacation from Your Vacation Rental: Should I Sell My Rental Property?

Should I Sell My Rental Property? Owning a rental property–be it a duplex, vacation rental, etc.–has a lot of promise; passive income, diversified investments, and security of your property can definitely have its appeal. However, there may come a time during your...

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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