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Symbols
$250,000-per-person exclusion, 9, 10, 34, 49
1234, Section, 9, 23
A
accounting, 39, 53
accuracy penalties, 14
active participant, 28, 29
advance IRS ruling, 28, 38, 47, 56
Aggressive Tax Avoidance for Real Estate Investors, 7, 59
Allen, Robert, 8
amortizable, 22
amortization, 11, 40
apartment association, 36
applicable federal rate, 21, 24
appraisal, 6, 18
appreciation, 6, 31, 40, 49
assignee, 43, 55, 56
assignment, 10, 19, 20, 21, 24, 34, 43, 44
assumable, 14, 19, 46, 51, 52
attorney, 12, 38, 45, 47, 48, 55
B
bad credit, 18
bait and switch, 35
balloon payment, 8, 11, 24, 32, 38
Ballou, Lana, 27
bankruptcy, 49, 52, 53
basis, 24
beneficial use, 17
Benton court case, 28
Black Lung Benefits Act of 1981, 55
blight, 53
Blythe, Cheryl, 14
books
Aggressive Tax Avoidance for Real Estate Investors, 7, 59
California Real Estate 2d, 59
California Real Estate Law, 33
Current Law of California Real Estate, 16
Federal Income Taxation of Real Estate, 15, 22, 29, 59
Federal Tax Guide, 22, 28
How to Buy Real Estate for 20% Below Market Value, Vol. 2, 46
How to Get Started in Real Estate Investment, 39
How to Make Real Estate Profits with Leases and Options, 59
How to Manage Residential Property for Maximum Cash Flow and Resale Value, 36, 59
How to Use Leverage to Maximize your Real Estate Investment Return, 59
Lease Options Special Report, 59
Nothing Down, 8
Real Estate Finance Techniques, 20
Real Estate Law in California, 47
Standard Federal Tax Reporter, 28
Where are the Customers’ Yachts?, 3
Bowen, Truman, 16
Bowman, author, 37, 47
Breece Veneer & Panel Company, 16, 28
Bruss, Robert, 8, 18, 19, 24, 28, 30, 35
buy-downs, 19
C
California Real Estate 2d, 59
call, 2, 43
cancer, 39
capital gain, 14, 21, 23, 29
capital loss, 23, 29
Chapter 7, 49
characterization, 2
child labor, 37
circumvention, 13
classified, 5, 35, 43, 44, 45
clean hands, 13
Cohan court case, 15
Commerce Clearing House, 28
commission, 45, 48
concealing material facts, 25
concealment, 13
conditional sale, 28
Congressional intent, 34
contract of sale, 14, 16, 21
contracts for deed, 52
conveyance, 53
cost-of-living escalator, 49
CPA, 16
creative accounting, 39
creative finance, 39
credit, 25, 40, 48, 49, 56
credit score, 51
cross claim, 48
Crouch, Greg, 37
Current Law of California Real Estate, 16
D
Davis, Laura Ann, 2
dealer, 15, 29, 32
decision tree, 7
deductions, 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 37, 38, 52, 53
deed, 12, 13, 20, 31, 33, 36, 44, 45, 48, 52, 53, 56
default, 14, 30, 31, 39, 44, 48
depreciation, 14, 15, 21, 22, 24, 32
Deprez, Claudia, 1
Dill Company, 29
disability insurance, 37
disclosure, 40, 41
disclosure and waiver form, 47
disguised sale, 16
diversity, 12
divorce, 18, 43, 44
doctor, 39
down payment, 1, 5, 9, 11, 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 32, 33, 34, 39, 51
due-on-sale clause, 11, 14, 19, 22, 35, 36
duration, 40
Dutton, Lucio, 52, 53
E
East Coast Equipment Company, 16
Eaton, Clarence B., Estate, 22
economic compulsion, 15, 16
Edgecomb v. Callahan, 16
employer/employee relationship, 37
equitable mortgage, 14, 21, 31, 32, 38, 44, 45, 46, 55
equitable owner, 14, 21
equitable sale, 32, 35
equitable title, 48
equity, 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 33, 36, 40, 43, 44, 45, 51, 52, 53, 55
equity skimming, 26
ethics, 2, 25, 30, 43, 47, 55
evict, 11, 12, 31, 35, 38, 44, 45, 55
excess credit, 19
excess rent, 25, 40
exchange, 21, 32, 33
executory contracts, 53
exercise rate, 41
experience, 41
expiration date, 40
F
Fair Labor Standards Act, 37
Farrington, Brian, 37
Federal Income Taxation of Real Estate, 15, 22, 28, 29, 59
Federal National Mortgage Association, 19, 25
Federal Tax Guide, 22, 28
fees, 12, 17, 24, 25, 38, 48, 51, 52, 53, 56
fee simple title, 53
FHA, 11, 19, 24, 25
FHLMC, 11, 51, 52
FICO, 52
Financial Accounting Standards Board Statement No., 16
find a need and fill it, 39
Flynn, Norman, 1
FNMA, 11, 19, 25
foreclose judicially, 14, 22
foreclosure, 11, 14, 15, 27, 31
foreclosure rescue, 52
forfeit, 36, 55
fraud, 35
G
gain, 23
Gardiner, Richard, 18, 25, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 44, 48, 49
Garvey, Jane, 25
gifts, 19
Goodale v. West, 13
graduating, 40
guarantor, 11
H
Haggard court case, 16, 23
hazard and liability insurance, 14, 22
hedge, 20
high leverage, 1, 5, 21, 24
home-buyer education class, 51
Home Equity law, 17
Home Equity Sales Act, 5
home ownership, 27, 39, 51
homestead, 14
Horowitz, David, 13
How to Buy Real Estate for 20% Below Market Value, 46
How to Get Started in Real Estate Investment, 39
How to Make Real Estate Profits with Leases and Options, 59
How to Manage Residential Property for Maximum Cash Flow and Resale Value, 36, 59
How to Use Leverage to Maximize your Real Estate Investment Return, 59
hybrid, 2
I
impute, 24
inadequate income, 18
inheritance, 40
injunctions, 13
installment sale, 14, 21, 22, 34
insurance, 10, 34
interest rate, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 24, 29, 35, 46
interest-rate futures option, 20
Internal Revenue Code, 23
in the money, 2, 40, 49
investment objective, 40
investors, 1, 5, 8, 12, 16, 28, 29, 30, 31, 38, 39, 43, 44, 46, 51, 52, 55, 56
involuntary lien, 10
J
job loss, 18, 43
job transfer, 18
judgment investing, 46
judgment lien, 10
judicially foreclosed, 45
K
Kendall v. Ernest Pestana, Inc.,, 44
key under the door mat, 37
Kinter, Dan, 19, 28, 31
Know Your Customer Rule, 41
Koch court case, 29
L
laetrile, 39
land contract, 2, 11, 14, 17, 21, 31, 52
land-contract sale, 15
Landlord-Tenant Law Bulletin, 48
Lantzy, Steve, 1
Lawyers Title News, 10
Lease Options Special Report, 59
Lease Purchase Plus, 51
lien priority, 32
limited partnership, 41
liquidated damages, 36
litigation, 13, 31, 55
loan-to-value ratio, 19
long-term capital gains, 29, 32
Los Angeles Investment Company v. Wilson, 16
loss, 23, 34
M
maintenance, 37, 39
management, 1, 2, 27, 28, 29, 43, 46
Manley, Bill, 18, 30
market opinion, 40
market rent, 5, 7, 15, 16, 18, 19, 25, 31, 38, 40, 52, 57
market value, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, 38, 39, 40, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 51
materialmen’s lien, 10
McQueen, Steve, 39
mechanics lien, 10
Member of the Appraisal Institute, 6
Miller, author, 16, 19
Milligan, author, 37, 47
minimum wage, 37
misrepresentation, 13, 25
Moore, In Re James, 20, 44
morality, 39
mortgage-interest deduction, 15
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, 41
N
National Association of Securities Dealers, 41
negative amortization, 11
negative cash flow, 1, 27, 43
New York Stock Exchange, 41
nothing down, 8, 14, 15, 32
notice, 10
notice of default, 14
number-of-deals laws, 24, 32
O
occupant, 21
Oesterreich court case, 16
operating expense, 15
option price, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 30, 40, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 53
options to renew, 8
order to apprehend, 49
ordinary losses, 30
overtime, 37
P
Parke & Lacy Co. v. White River Lumber Co, 16
partial credit, 40
passive income, 14, 21, 29
pecific performance, 13
penalties, 14, 18, 24, 32, 38, 53
pension plans, 37
Petersen v. Hartell, 36
phantom gain, 22
Pickard court case, 29
portfolio income, 29
positive cash flow, 1, 2, 28, 43
power of attorney, 49
predatory lending, 52
pre-foreclosure, 43, 52
prepayment penalty, 11, 36
principal residence, 10
pro-consumer spin, 55
property manager, 49
property taxes, 10, 14, 16, 17, 53
Proposition 13, 2, 14, 16, 17, 22
prospectus, 41
purchase agreement, 7, 13, 36, 45
put, 43
Q
quack, 39
quitclaim deed, 45
R
Real Estate Finance Techniques, 20
Real Estate Investor’s Monthly, 16, 31, 59
Real Estate Law in California, 37, 47
Real Estate Option Techniques, 37
reassessment, 16, 17
record option, 10, 26, 32, 35, 44
refinancing, 10, 34, 53
REIT, 41
renege, 11, 45, 49
rent credit, 40, 49
rent skimming, 14, 15, 24, 26
rent-to-own, 52, 56
request for notice of default, 10
residence, 14, 15
Revenue Procedure 75-21, 16
Revenue Ruling 55-540, 16, 22
reverse directory, 44
Rev. Proc. 75-28, 28
Rev Proc. 79-48, 28
Rev. Proc. 81-71, 28
right of first refusal, 53
right of redemption, 35, 45
risk tolerance, 40
Robinson, Gerald, 15, 22, 23, 28, 29
Rose, Don, Oil Co., Inc., 19
Rules of Fair Practice, 41
S
safe and effective, 39
sandwich lease, 25
sandwich lease option, 21
Schaub, John, 18, 44
Schedule C, 15
Schedule E, 15
Schwed, Fred, 3
Scott, Mike, 8
securities industry, 40
self-employment tax, 15
separation, 18
sophisticated, definition of, 3
specific performance, 12, 13, 45, 48
Standard Federal Tax Reporter, 28
Starr, author, 16, 19
statute of limitations, 24
Stonecrest court case, 2
suboption, 25
subordination, 34, 35
substance over form, 2, 14, 21, 34, 35
suitability, 3, 40, 41
suspended losses, 34
Swigart, W.D., 29
T
Tax Court, 15
taxes, 2, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 27, 33, 52, 53
tax-exempt, 51
tax lien, 10
Tax Reform Act of 1986, 6, 28, 31, 55
Temecula, CA, 15
term, 8, 9, 16, 19, 22, 23, 29, 32, 35, 38, 53
time is of the essence, 13
title insurance, 32
title search, 10, 35
toxics, 43
transaction costs, 40
true lease, 16
U
unemployment insurance, 37
unfair practice, 13
unrecorded deed, 49
unsophisticated people, 40
unsuitable, 40
up-front money, 40
usurious, 22
V
VA, 19
vandalism, 31
Virginia Iron Coal & Coke Co, 29
W
walk away, 18, 19, 30, 39
Where are the Customers’ Yachts?, 3
withholding, 37
Witkin, Summary of California Law Contracts, 19
work at home, 37
workers compensation insurance, 37
wraparound, 19
wraparound equitable mortgage, 14, 22
wraparound land contract, 2, 10, 38
wraparound mortgage, 18
www.cch.com, 28
www.dsaa.com, 8
www.johntreed.com, 7, 20
www.johntreed.com/suitability.html, 41