I'm refinancing investment property with my fiancé. The deed is currently 100% in my name, and the bank wants her name to go on the deed before loaning the money. We have a choice of Joint Tenancy or specifying a percentage interest. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each choice?
Advice for a first-time landlord. [more inside]
I'm buying property in California with a down payment from my mother in Switzerland. Is it better to call it a loan or a gift (for tax and legal reasons)?