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Where to Enter Your Equity and Proper Use of CASH from Me

  • with a dose of Crazy Advice from an Incompetent CPA

 

Question from Cassandra:

Hi Mike, I’m really enjoying your QuickBooksForInvestors system!!

Here’s my question….

I have heard you say you don’t bother with the Owner Equity account cause you let your CPA deal with that.

From Mike

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How to
Properly Enter Buying Real Estate with Seller Financing
19 min video

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How To Properly Enter a Cash Out Refi

or any Refinance
18 minute video

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Question:

Mike, I get where the loan comes from and how to enter the asset and all that. I did all that fine. I was curious how to get my loan money into quick books and zeroed back out at the end again.

Do I deposit the money from my hard money lender into my checking account then write a check for the purchase out of there?

That’s what I did.

Then how do I zero out the loan on my closing statement when I’m done.

I can’t get it to zero out under the loan on my chart of accounts.

Doni do it as COG and that’s it? I did that but couldn’t figure out how to get the loan to zero out under my loan in the chart of accounts. I get the whole post office thing big guy.

Regards,

Kyle W.

Answer:

Let’s keep it very simple/

Every closing – buying, selling, trading, lending has a closing statement or a settlement statement explaining all of the details of this particular real estate transaction.

Most settlement statements have a dollar amount… Click to Access Video or Read More

Question:

Another question Mike.

I bought an REO last Aug. from the bank with a hard money loan.

I tried to go in and enter all my receipts this year and show the purchase process and all that for this years taxes, as I sold it this year in April.

I got it all fouled up as how to show the purchase with my Hard money Lender funding the Cash purchase from the bank.

Then I fouled it up even more trying to zero out the loan after a Sold it.

I don’t know if I’m over thinking the whole process of making a Cash Purchase from the bank with a Loan from my private lender.

I use 12% interest only loans for 6 months.

I’ve watched all the videos with my wife repeatedly and I’m just fouling it up.

Please help! thanks,

K.W.

Answer from Mike:

Another question Mike.  OK

I bought an REO last Aug. from the bank with a hard money loan.

so far, so good, but let’s step a moment and take a look at the big picture.

1. S-L-O-W Down and carefully review the Accounting Basics using the “Post Office Box Concept” to understand the basic fundamentals of Mike’s Accounting 101

here is the link for the short video explaining the Post Office… Click to Access Video or Read More

Question from Kyle:

I want to clear up one thing. You mentioned I didn’t handle the Hard Money Loan correctly when purchasing a rehab property. Do I just put my Hard Money Lender as the “liability” account as when my parents loaned me the money to run my business? Not an interest or escrow account!
Is this correct now?
Trying to make sure I fill out the settlement charges correct when entering the purchase. I am watching the videos.

Thanks, Kyle

 
ANSWER from Mike:

Hey Kyle, Here is the link explaining my “Post Office Concept for accounting”

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the very first video covers the Post Office
 
 
 
 
You mentioned I didn’t handle the Hard Money Loan correctly when purchasing a rehab property. 
– simply put, this is… Click to Access Video or Read More

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