3 Ways Investors Are Using Real Estate in Milwaukee As A Safe Haven

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Investors are always looking for ways to invest their money and feel confident and secure in their decisions. Historically, the real estate market has been a relatively safe place to invest their money. It is a relatively slow-moving market with indicators of positive and negative trends. The 1031 Exchange laws are a great way to protect against capital gain penalties and taxes. There are also many tax advantages to owning real estate. Here are three ways investors are using real estate in Milwaukee as a safe haven.

Investing in the Real Estate Market

The first way investors are using real estate in Milwaukee as a safe haven is to simply invest in the real estate market. They are pulling their money out of the stock market and investing in real estate rental properties, including single-family and multi-family properties. This market is perceived to be stable and is usually completely unrelated to the stock market trends. Rental properties are a great way to make reliable, steady returns from investments. There is a huge audience in the market looking for rental properties.

1031 Exchange

The second way investors are using real estate in Milwaukee as a safe haven is taking advantage of the 1031 exchange, trading properties for other properties. With this strategy, investors don’t have to contribute to most capital gain taxes. Using the 1031 exchange laws together with depreciation and other tax strategies will also help investor with other taxes in general.

Tax Advantages

The third way investors are using real estate in Milwaukee as a safe haven is to use the tax-free loans against their property and  take out tax-free loans against their property and keep real estate and exemptions that go along with it. Experienced real estate investors can use the multiple tax laws to their advantage and even never pay taxes or gain penalties on their real estate. However, in order to do so you must follow all the guidelines. If you are not 100% sure about how this process looks, feel free to give us a call at (262) 288-0580.


Some other tax-free or tax-deferred strategies may include investments in various accounts, including SDIRA’s (or Self Directed Individual Retirement Arrangements) where you can make contributions to funds to invest in real estate and not be taxed on the money invested. This investment strategy has restrictions. There are contribution limits per year and a restriction on who you can work with, buy for and sell to. IRAs are usually investments into the stock market, but SDIRA’s can be used for a wider variety of investments including residential property and multifamily properties that can be used as rental properties, commercial property, vacant land, and even foreign property! What a great way to set up for retirement.

Depending on your level of real estate investment experience and who your network of real estate professionals and investors are, you can network find the best strategies to work out ways you and your investments can get the most out of the various laws and options available to you to make the wisest decisions and use real estate in Milwaukee or Wisconsin in general as a safe haven. Anyone can take advantage of these strategies! If you do not have a large network yet, or even if you do, give Sparks Property Investors LLC a call today at (262) 288-0580 to discuss your investments and ways other investors are using real estate in Milwaukee as a safe haven. We can help you figure out the best way to utilize investment strategies and leverage tax laws to your advantage. We can also help you find your next investment properties in Milwaukee to utilize these strategies.

Reach out to us today to learn more about how you can create a safe haven using Milwaukee real estate! (262) 288-0580 

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