Changes to TOC Tier determinations are coming in December 2018

December 4th, 2018|0 Comments

The Los Angeles City Planning Department is reviewing its current TOC Tier determinations (i.e., whether a property is in a Tier 1, 2, 3 or 4 TOC incentive area) and has found numerous mistakes in

Guide to New Construction and property taxes in Los Angeles County

October 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Howdy Land Man Disciples, A foreign buyer asked if their property tax would increase after they built their dream home. An excellent question which compelled me to share the answer with all of you. Our

How To Evaluate Undeveloped Land Investments

January 12th, 2011|0 Comments

Investing in undeveloped land can be highly profitable; the IRS allows individuals to invest in land using retirement funds through self-directed IRA accounts. Though investing in undeveloped land can be a more profitable alternative to

Tax Benefits of Investing in Vacant Land |

December 12th, 2010|0 Comments

# Vacant land is typically viewed as a speculative investment. It produces no income, has ongoing expenses, and is only profitable if its market value increases in the future. Although this is all true, vacant