Member or Manager-Managed LLCs – Which is Best?

Here’s another question to ask and answer before you set up your US LLC – should it be Manager or Member managed? All US LLCs...

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Best States for Foreign-Owned LLCs to Register

If you are looking to create an LLC in the United States to hold your real estate, one of the first things you’ll need...

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How to Open a Bank Account in the United States

It’s becoming increasingly more difficult for a foreign investor to open a bank account in the US. The easiest way to open a bank account...

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Check Out Your HOA Before You Invest

Most of our foreign investor clients who invest in US real estate buy through professional companies who perform extensive due diligence first. This...

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Can a Foreign Company Buy US Real Estate?

The short answer is “yes”, but there will be some tax ramifications. Here are some important considerations when using the foreign corporation to...

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New for ITINs: Expiration Date

If you are an investor in US real estate, then you need a government identification number. For US investors, that is a Social Security...

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What if a Foreign Investor Owns Real Estate in His/Her Own Name?

Sometimes the choice of holding property inside an Limited Liability Company (LLC) or Limited Partnership (LP) seems expensive, confusing or too time consuming. It...

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What Happens when a Member of an LLC Dies?

This is a question we deal with from time to time at LegalShelfCompany. A group of foreign investors get together to buy some U.S....

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How to Leave an LLC

When a member wants to leave your LLC, you may or may not have a hard time making it happen. Having complete and detailed...

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How to Add Someone to Your US LLC

There are lots of reasons why you might want to bring someone into your US investment portfolio. Maybe you get a new money partner....

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