How to assemble a “judgment proof” asset protection strategy – A comprehensive guide

Note: Today I have the honor of welcoming Scott Smith as an expert guest contributor to Investing Architect. Scott is an Attorney that specializes in asset protection strategies for long-term real estate investors. He is a real estate investor himself and uses the same strategies he will share with us to protect himself and his portfolio. What I admire most about Scott's writing is that it is all substance and no fluff. Enjoy! --  *** This information is not legal advice and I am not your … [Read more...]

Fine tuning your asset protection strategy for real estate investing

A few weeks back I wrote about how long term real estate investors can protect themselves from liability exposure. That article argued that a wise investor that builds a great long term real estate portfolio must also build a strong impenetrable "wall" around it for protection. A properly constructed asset protection strategy protects you in two primary ways. First, it protects you and your other assets from liability that might arise from your ownership of investment real estate. In that … [Read more...]

Fine tuning your asset protection strategy for real estate investing

A few weeks back I wrote about how long term real estate investors can protect themselves from liability exposure. That article argued that a wise investor that builds a great long term real estate portfolio must also build a strong impenetrable "wall" around it for protection. A properly constructed asset protection strategy protects you in two primary ways. First, it protects you and your other assets from liability that might arise from your ownership of investment real estate. In that … [Read more...]

Asset protection strategy for long term real estate investing

Throughout ancient history, the most powerful monarchs in the world built grandiose cities that were the epicenter of trade, commerce,  art and civilization. Rome, Athens, Babylon, Constantinople just to name a few, all had a similar configuration. The center of the city was a reflection of the monarchs own power and wealth with its royal palaces, buzzing markets, amphitheaters and temples. But in the outskirts, there were always strong walls to protect the city from possible attacks from those … [Read more...]