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Old 08-23-2005, 10:58 AM   #21
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Re: Painful Diversification

Originally Posted by tryan
That's my nightmare ... but I am pretty confident I could cut my RE holdings in half within a year. Some tenants have been pushing me to sell. Been stalling (selling one/year) so I don't get hit with ALT MIN tax (again).
AMT is my middle name and by proxy DW's. Read somewhere that investment decisions (or disinvestment decisions) shouldn't be made based on tax considerations. This for me is just one too many parts to worry about. See Occam's Law. KISG (keep it simple Greg). Unless, of course, the thing is a dirty little mess that needs close examination to solve. Some things are more or less than grey--find the black parts and the white parts. The cook should always watch his/her own porfolio most carefully--for boil overs or some horrible stench that might be in the making. IMO


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