Personal Guarantee Insurance for Doctors, Investors, Business Owners

REAL ESTATE #2

Personal Guarantee Insurance for Doctors (and everyone else) Source: Physicians Practice Non-medical business exposures that threaten doctors’ financial solvency continue to grow in scope and number. This week we take a look a relatively new type of risk-management product: Personal Guarantee (PG) Insurance. We’ve covered both exposure related to residential and commercial real estate debt […]

HOW TO MINIMIZE OR ELIMINATE TAX LIABILITY REGARDING MORTGAGE DEBT FORGIVENESS

This week we take a look at the tax liability associated with mortgage debt forgiveness and how it can be reduced or eliminated. Given what’s happened in the real estate market over the last six years of the recession this is a vital issue for both casual investors and real estate professionals like developers and […]

Arizona Anti-Deficiency Overview – An Asset Protection Road-map

As we have discussed often in this forum, Asset Protection NOT just about lawsuits, it’s increasingly about any source of loss, risk or exposure to your hard earned wealth. In some cases your assets themselves, like real estate, create the liability we are concerned about. Given the carnage in the real estate market over the […]

Short Sale Time Bomb Affects all Buyers and sellers as Mortgage Debt Relief Act Expires – 2012

HOME EQUITY LOSS

Asset Protection is increasingly broadening in what people want from it, it’s not just about litigation and must include an analysis of ALL risks to our clients’ wealth including those posed by debt, investments, taxes, insurance gaps and most notably over the last 5 years, real estate. Below, Realtor Alex Goldstein, who has helped many navigate […]

Real Estate Liabilities and Physicians’ Financial Solvency

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As an asset protection attorney, my primary responsibility has always been helping clients identify and proactively plan against as many litigation-related exposures as possible. That planning now includes a more complete evaluation of financial and economic risks than ever before. Below is one common example that illustrates the challenges many are facing and the importance […]

Seller Financing in Today’s Luxury Home Market

HOME EQUITY LOSS

 Buying and selling homes in AZ right now is tough for most people. Sure, the speculators with cash are out there outbidding you on the courthouse steps to protect their rentals and market share, but what if you are trying to buy or sell a fine home and are NOT a cash buyer? One way […]

Strategic Mortgage Default – from an Asset Protection Perspective

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Nearly every homeowner in America with a mortgage has had at least an internal conversation, however brief, wondering if they should let their home go like “everyone else” seems to be. A variety of issues including emotional, financial, legal and ethical concerns are part of nearly every such conversation for most of the successful people […]

Understanding the Arizona Anti-Deficiency Statutes and What they Mean to YOU

We have many questions and conflicting interpretations of the Arizona Anti-Deficiency statutes and what they really mean and do. For clarification I turned to Attorney Neal Bookspan who is a partner at Phoenix law firm of Jaburg & Wilk and who handles a variety of business, bankruptcy and litigation issues. A link to Neal’s profile […]