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June 2019 Archives

Autopilot driving can lead to personal injury incidents

When a driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle, he or she has the responsibility to be as safe as reasonably possible. Drivers should be attentive and aware of the things happening around them, but unfortunately, not all Louisiana drivers do that. Instead, polls indicate that a surprisingly high number of drivers are actually zoned out while on the road. Inattentive drivers are dangerous, and they lead to an increase in the likelihood of a personal injury accident occurring. 

How do investors use a 1031 like-kind exchange?

Make a profit on nearly any investment and you’ll need to pay a capital gains tax. This is true if you make your profit in stocks, business ventures or art deals. However you make your money work for you, you’ll need to pay your taxes—unless you take advantage of the 1031 like-kind exchange.

Number of fatal personal injury incidents on the road still high

Car accidents continue to be one of the leading causes of injury and death in Louisiana and across the country. Most drivers are aware of the dangers associated with the reckless and dangerous operation of a vehicle, such as distracted driving and speeding, yet the number of personal injury incidents on the road remain high. In fact, 2018 was the third deadliest year of the past decade in terms of car accidents.

Zoning laws and their impact on commercial real estate matters

When a person buys a piece of Louisiana property for commercial development, there is more involved than simply buying the land and breaking ground. Zoning laws can significantly impact commercial real estate plans, and it's smart to know about these things before moving forward. Current property owners and potential owners would be wise to learn about the zoning designation for their land.

Buying residential real estate for rental property purposes

When people buy a Louisiana residence for the purpose of having rental property, it is prudent to be cautious and careful before signing on the dotted line. There are a host of financial and legal issues that can arise after a hasty residential real estate purchase, and a potential landlord can avoid a lot of problems by being careful. With the right approach, a person can avoid complications and earn high rental income.