Avoiding Financing Obstacles Through a DST

A 1031 exchange has some challenges built in, and a key obstacle to exchange success can be identifying suitable replacement properties within 45 days and securing financing and closing on the purchase within 180 days. In a Delaware State Trust, investors are not direct owners of the real estate; they hold beneficial interests in the… Continue reading Avoiding Financing Obstacles Through a DST

Banking Your Time With a DST

Albert Einstein said, “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” How often to you feel like you’re racing against the clock while multiple responsibilities happen all at once? The hours fly past while you’re hard at work. You put out fires, juggle a full plate of decisions, and in… Continue reading Banking Your Time With a DST

A Quick Look at 1031 Rules

Who Qualifies? If you own an investment or business property, you can qualify for a 1031 exchange, whether you’re an individual, C or S corporation, partnership, or LLC. Same Taxpayer The buyer of the replacement property must be the same tax entity as the seller of the relinquished property. A Qualified Intermediary A Qualified Intermediary… Continue reading A Quick Look at 1031 Rules

The DST Solution for Title Holding Issues

A DST, a legally recognized trust set up for business purposes, can help property owners work around title holding issues in 1031 exchanges. That’s because the IRS considers DSTs as disregarded entities. What exactly is a disregarded entity? It’s a business that isn’t recognized as an entity separate from its owner for tax purposes. A… Continue reading The DST Solution for Title Holding Issues

Closing on a Upleg Property in 30 Days or Less

Closing on a property in under 30 days may appear like a daunting task, making the time limit enforced by the IRS in a 1031 exchange seem like an hourglass that’s running out of sand. Using a Fractional Ownership DST (Delaware Statutory Trust) structure enables investors to easily close a 1031 exchange upleg, or replacement, property acquisition… Continue reading Closing on a Upleg Property in 30 Days or Less

Three Important Tips for 1031 Exchanges

TIP #1: MAKE SURE YOUR FUNDS ARE SAFE You may take this fact for granted. You shouldn’t. The 1031 exchange industry is largely unregulated. In addition, when your 1031 funds are on deposit with a facilitator or intermediary, those funds legally belong to them. This leaves you open to risk if something bad happens to… Continue reading Three Important Tips for 1031 Exchanges