Monday, December 30, 2013

$1,550 - MLS # 4437077 13764 N 54th Avenue Plymouth, MN 55446

Rental Real Estate in Plymouth MN at 13764 N 54th Avenue







Shows like a model! All solid maple hardwood flooring throughout main level, surround sound, recessed lighting everywhere! Gorgeous Pottery Barn decor! Neutral and move-in ready! Tenants responsible for Gas/Electric.

Erik Laine
Broker

(612) 234-1439 Cell
(763) 447-3151 Office
http://www.realtyconnectmn.com
Realty Connect
3169 Fernbrook Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447
763-447-3151
612-605-3305 Fax

Each office independently owned and operated


Scan with your Smartphone for mobile listing

Check out our new Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com, updated daily to keep you on top of the current available Real Estate inventory. 

Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs. 

Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team

RealtyConnect

3169 Fernbrook Ln N

Plymouth, MN 55447

(763) 447-3151

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

$1550 Rental - 7543 N Brunswick Ave Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Rental Real Estate in Brooklyn Park MN at 7543 N Brunswick Ave







$1,550/mo KEY FEATURES Year Built: 1998 Sq Footage: 1964 sqft. Bedrooms: 4 Beds Bathrooms: 2 Baths Parking: 4+ Garage Lease Duration: 1 Year (See Details Below) Deposit: $1,550 Pets Policy: Cats & Dogs OK Laundry: In Unit Property Type: Single Family House RENTAL FEATURES Living room Dining room Walk-in closet Family room Storage space Stove / Oven Refrigerator Dishwasher Microwave Garbage disposal Balcony, Deck, or Patio Yard Fenced yard Central heat Central A/C Air conditioning Ceiling fans Cable-ready Tile floor High / Vaulted ceiling Jacuzzi / Whirlpool COMMUNITY FEATURES Near transportation Garage - Attached LEASE TERMS Spacious 4 BD 2 BA home * 2 Kitchens, lower level family room walk out to fenced yard walk to shopping and busline. 4 car gar. Attached Gar is heated. Space and parking for all! Located on Cul de sac. $35.00 Application Fee Available February 1st Contact: Chrissy Fallon Realtor - Leasing Specialist RealtyConnect Cell/Text 763.464.0527

Erik Laine
Broker

(612) 234-1439 Cell
(763) 447-3151 Office
http://www.realtyconnectmn.com
Realty Connect
3169 Fernbrook Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447
763-447-3151
612-605-3305 Fax

Each office independently owned and operated


Scan with your Smartphone for mobile listing

Check out our new Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com, updated daily to keep you on top of the current available Real Estate inventory. 

Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs. 

Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team

RealtyConnect

3169 Fernbrook Ln N

Plymouth, MN 55447

(763) 447-3151

$1,485 - MLS # 4436660 1800 Lasalle Avenue #301 Minneapolis, MN 55403

Rental Real Estate in Minneapolis MN at 1800 Lasalle Avenue #301







GREAT view of MPS skyline -- upper level unit. Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, underground parking available. You will be impressed.

Erik Laine
Broker

(612) 234-1439 Cell
(763) 447-3151 Office
http://www.realtyconnectmn.com
Realty Connect
3169 Fernbrook Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447
763-447-3151
612-605-3305 Fax

Each office independently owned and operated


Scan with your Smartphone for mobile listing

Check out our new Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com, updated daily to keep you on top of the current available Real Estate inventory. 

Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs. 

Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team

RealtyConnect

3169 Fernbrook Ln N

Plymouth, MN 55447

(763) 447-3151

Friday, December 20, 2013

$1,050 - For Rent - 8440 Sumter Ave N Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Residential Real Estate for Rent in Brooklyn Park MN at 8440 Sumter Ave N







2BR Duplex w/ xtra deep 1 car garage, in unit laundry, wood burning fireplace, walkout to deck. Don't miss great location near North Hennepin, shopping, great highway access! Sorry no pets, no smoking. Tenants responsible Gas/Electric/Water/Trash/Snow/Lawn. Available January $35.00 Application Security Deposit $1050.00

Erik Laine
Broker

(612) 234-1439 Cell
(763) 447-3151 Office
http://www.realtyconnectmn.com
Realty Connect
3169 Fernbrook Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447
763-447-3151
612-605-3305 Fax

Each office independently owned and operated


Scan with your Smartphone for mobile listing


Check out our new Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com, updated daily to keep you on top of the current available Real Estate inventory. 

Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs. 

Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team

RealtyConnect

3169 Fernbrook Ln N

Plymouth, MN 55447

(763) 447-3151

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Home Builders End the Year More Upbeat

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
Home builders are getting more optimistic over the single-family home market, specifically over current sales conditions, sales expectations, and prospective buyer traffic, according to the December reading of the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
"Following a two-month pause in the index, this uptick is due in part to release of the pent-up demand caused by the uncertainty generated by the October government shutdown,” says David Crowe, the NAHB’s chief economist. “We continue to look for a gradual improvement in the housing recovery in the year ahead."
The overall index rose four points in December to a 58 reading. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view conditions as good than poor.
"This is definitely an encouraging sign as we move into 2014," says Chairman Rick Judson, NAHB chairman. "The HMI is up 11 points since December of 2012 and has been above 50 for the past seven months. This indicates that an increasing number of builders have a positive view on where the industry is going." 
The builder sentiment gauge measuring sales conditions increased six points in December to 64, and the gauge measuring future sales ticked up two points to 62. Builder sentiment over prospective buyer traffic increased three points to 44.
Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs. Check out our Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com. Updated daily with the current real estate inventory.
Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team
RealtyConnect
3169 Fernbrook Ln N
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 447-3151

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Tax Deductions for Landlords

http://www.realtyconnectmn.com/blog/2013/12/17/tax-deductions-for-landlords/
+Erik Laine +chrissy fallon +RealtyConnect +David Timmons
Check out our new Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com, updated daily to keep you on top of the current available Real Estate inventory.

Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs.

Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team

RealtyConnect

3169 Fernbrook Ln N

Plymouth, MN 55447

(763) 447-3151

Learn about the many tax deductions available to rental property owners.

Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. With the various write offs and depreciation, even if you are cash flowing you are many times able to take a paper loss, which will lower your taxable income, giving you a nice return from any taxes you have paid in from other income sources.  Here are some of the top tax deductions for owners of rental property.

1. Interest

Interest is one of a landlord's largest deductible expenses. Common examples of interest that landlords can deduct include mortgage interest payments on loans used to acquire or improve rental property and interest on credit cards for goods or services used in a rental activity.

2. Depreciation

The actual cost of a house, apartment building, or other rental property is not fully deductible in the year in which you pay for it. Instead, landlords get back the cost of real estate through depreciation over 27.5 years. This involves deducting a portion of the cost of the property over these years.  You also depreciate the cost of any appliances, mechanicals and flooring in the home.  These items have different depreciation schedules.  

3. Repairs

The cost of repairs to rental property (provided the repairs are ordinary, necessary, and reasonable in amount) are fully deductible in the year in which they are incurred. Good examples of deductible repairs include repainting, fixing gutters, plumbing repairs, etc.

4. Local Travel

Landlords are entitled to a tax deduction whenever they drive anywhere for their rental activity. For example, when you drive to your rental building to deal with a tenant complaint or go to the hardware store to purchase a part for a repair, you can deduct your travel expenses.
If you drive a car, SUV, van, pickup, or panel truck for your rental activity (as most landlords do), you have two options for deducting your vehicle expenses. You can:
  • deduct your actual expenses (gasoline, upkeep, repairs), or
  • use the standard mileage rate (56 cents per mile for 2014; 56.5 cents per mile for 2013). 

5. Long Distance Travel

If you travel overnight for your rental activity, you can deduct your airfare, hotel bills, meals, and other expenses. If you plan your trip carefully, you can even mix landlord business with pleasure and still take a deduction.
6. Home Office
Provided they meet certain minimal requirements, landlords may deduct their home office expenses from their taxable income. This deduction applies not only to space devoted to office work, but also to a workshop or any other home workspace you use for your rental business. This is true whether you own your home or apartment or are a renter.
7. Employees and Independent Contractors
Whenever you hire anyone to perform services for your rental activity, you can deduct their wages as a rental business expense. This is so whether the worker is an employee (for example, a resident manager) or an independent contractor (for example, a repair person).

8. Casualty and Theft Losses

If your rental property is damaged or destroyed from a sudden event like a fire or flood, you may be able to obtain a tax deduction for all or part of your loss. These types of losses are called casualty losses. You usually won't be able to deduct the entire cost of property damaged or destroyed by a casualty. How much you may deduct depends on how much of your property was destroyed and whether the loss was covered by insurance.
9. Insurance
You can deduct the premiums you pay for almost any insurance for your rental activity. This includes fire, theft, and flood insurance for rental property, as well as landlord liability insurance. And if you have employees, you can deduct the cost of their health and workers' compensation insurance.

10. Legal and Professional Services

You can also deduct fees that you pay to attorneys, accountants, property management companies, real estate investment advisors, and other professionals. You can deduct these fees as operating expenses as long as the fees are paid for work related to your rental activity.

Did You Know?

Did you know that:
  • Landlords can greatly increase the depreciation deductions they receive the first few years they own rental property by using segmented depreciation.
  • Careful planning can permit you to deduct, in a single year, the cost of improvements to rental property that you would otherwise have to deduct over 27.5 years.
  • You can rent out a vacation home tax-free, in some cases.
  • Most small landlords can deduct up to $25,000 in rental property losses each year.
  • A special tax rule permits some landlords to deduct 100% of their rental property losses every year, no matter how much.
If you didn't know one or more of these facts, you could be paying far more tax than you need to.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

$1,675 - MLS # 4435418 165 N Western Avenue #410 St Paul, MN 55102

http://www.realtyconnectmn.com/real-estate/Greater-Minnesota/Rental/property/4435418-165-N-Western-Avenue-410-St-Paul-MN-55102/
+Erik Laine +David Timmons +RealtyConnect +Jesse Halverson
Contact us today about any of your Real Estate needs.  Check out our Premier Real Estate Search website, www.realtyconnectmn.com.  Updated daily with the current real estate inventory.

Buy, Sell, Lease, Manage, Full Service Team

RealtyConnect

3169 Fernbrook Ln N

Plymouth, MN 55447

(763) 447-3151

Rental Real Estatein St Paul MN at 165 N Western Avenue #410







Historic Blair House in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill District. Close to popular shops, cafe's and restaurants. Exposed brick, hardwood floors, large windows, own screened porch. Assigned off street parking. Wonderful party room and penthouse deck

Erik Laine
Broker

(612) 234-1439 Cell
(763) 447-3151 Office
http://www.realtyconnectmn.com
Realty Connect
3169 Fernbrook Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447
763-447-3151
612-605-3305 Fax

Each office independently owned and operated


Scan with your Smartphone for mobile listing