Active vs . Passive Real Estate Investments
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Many investors are turned off by real estate because they do not have the time or inclination to become landlords and property managers. Both of which are, in fact, a career in themselves. Fortunately, there are other ways for passive investors to enjoy many of the secure and inflation proof benefits of real estate investing without the hassle.
LLCs and LLPs
Throughout the 1970s and 80s the most popular investment vehicle used by passive investors to participate in the benefits of real estate ownership was through the use of Limited Partnerships.
LLCs and LLPs:
Limited liability Companies and Partnerships are a fairly recent creation in most states.