As Seen on Kiplinger.com: Once the Pandemic Recedes, Where Will the Real Estate Investment Opportunities Be?

COVID-19 and Real Estate

Some sectors of real estate are emerging from the pandemic in much better shape than others. Investors thinking about real estate need to know where to look. By: Dwight Kay, Founder & CEO of Kay Properties & Investments The COVID-19 pandemic has been kinder to some real estate asset classes than others. Proactive investors can take advantage of opportunities with the potential to build wealth and generate income from investment real estate, particularly tax-advantaged investments. … Read More

Why Real Estate Income Funds Have Distinct Benefits for Investors

Real Estate Income Funds are Becoming Particularly Appealing to Retail Investors Who Want to Access Institutional Caliber Real Estate By Steve Haskell, Vice President, Kay Properties and Investments, LLC The recent fluctuations in the United States stock market have many investors looking for more conservative and less volatile investments. On top of that, traditional investment instruments like stocks and bonds are similarly not looking very attractive because of their lackluster yield performances. Therefore, more and … Read More

Thoughts on Senior Care

At Kay Properties we are very focused on reducing risk wherever possible. We all know that all real estate investments contain the risk of a loss of investment capital and that cash flow and appreciation are not guaranteed. One of the ways that we can help to reduce risk for our clients is by rejecting the higher risk asset classes in the DST marketplace; asset classes like student housing, oil and gas, hotels and senior … Read More

Six reasons to sell the income property you love…And how to avoid taxes when you do

By Jason Salmon, Senior Vice President and the Kay Properties & Investments Team Many investors recoil at the thought of selling a piece of investment property. And they usually have a good reason, whether it’s missing out on future appreciation, having to pay a massive tax bill, or some other factor. Yet it can often make good sense to sell your property, thanks to a real estate investment alternative that simplifies your life and lets … Read More

Potential Pitfalls of NNN Properties and a Savvy Alternative

    By: Chay Lapin, President of Kay Properties and Investments NNN properties seem like passive investments but actually require regular management.  Overconcentration is a key risk when it comes to investing in NNN properties. DSTs (Delaware Statutory Trusts) provide an alternative way to invest in NNN properties. *Diversification* and true passivity are unique advantages of DST investments. Frequently investors are seeking out reduced management and or passive real estate investments. Real estate owners are simply tired … Read More

The State of Multifamily Real Estate, 2021

The State of Multifamily Real Estate, 2021 By: Benjamin Sedaghat, Associate and Thomas Wall, Associate at Kay Properties and Investments, LLC The pandemic has taken its toll on the US economy over the past year rendering millions of Americans out of work. Renters across the country are not able to keep up with their rent payments due to pandemic related unemployment. “According to the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, as of late December, more than … Read More

Alternative Investments for High-Net-Worth Investors

By:  The Kay Properties Team High-net-worth investors sometimes seek alternatives to investing in traditional asset classes like stocks and bonds. Real estate, in general, has historically been a good way for investors to diversify* their holdings with hard assets. Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs), Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds, and Real Estate Funds can provide investors with access to real estate investments that can potentially provide monthly distributions, zero management responsibility, diversification and tax benefits not always … Read More

As Seen on Kiplinger.com: 4 Ways to Invest in Real Estate for Monthly Income

Owning your own home can be a good investment for a number of reasons, but it’s not the same as owning income properties, which have the potential to produce cash income on a regular monthly basis. Consider the range of potential ways to invest in real estate for income. Please view Kiplinger article here. By Dwight Kay, CEO & Founder, Kay Properties & Investments, LLC  Earlier this year, the homeownership rate in the U.S. hit … Read More

Generational Assets: Leveraging DSTs to Transfer Wealth

By Jason Salmon, Senior Vice President and the Kay Properties Team at Kay Properties & Investments, LLC  Real estate has long been a popular asset used to build generational family wealth. One of the key tax advantages to passing real estate property to heirs is that those recipients benefit from a step-up in basis. That step-up is much like hitting the reset button on a property’s current market value.  That step-up in value alone can … Read More

Five Steps to Construct a Diverse Real Estate Investment Portfolio

Dwight Kay Founder of Kay Properties recently published in National Real Estate Investor Magazine. Here are some guidelines on maximizing returns and minimizing risks when building your commercial real estate portfolio. Please view the article on NREI here.  Millions of Americans invest in alternative assets, including real estate. It’s an important step to diversify* a portfolio with investments that don’t necessarily correlate with the stock or bond markets. Here are five tips to help construct a … Read More