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Section 13sex allows investors to write off up to 100% of their purchase price against tax. To qualify, one must own at least 5 (new or unused) residential properties and treat them as a business.

Trusts are ideal for generational wealth transfer however, selling a property company can be easier and cheaper than individual properties.

Waterfall’s 99-year lease is a groundbreaking new form of ownership. If you sell the property, you are required to pay a 3.5% fee to renew the lease.

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Welcome to Local Money, the home of Frugal Local! My name is Louis Barnard, also known as FrugalLocal, and I am a South African who is passionate about educating people on money, real estate, and building a successful online business.

On this website, you’ll find a wealth of information and resources to help you achieve your financial goals. Whether you’re looking to invest in property, improve your personal finance management, or start your own online business, you’ve come to the right place.

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