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July 29th, 2018 by Paul
When is the Right Time to Sell Your Rental Property?

Many owners of rental properties have realized significant equity appreciation during the recent real estate boom and are asking themselves “Is it now time to sell?” Based on our interaction with hundreds of rental property owners, here are the top...

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July 23rd, 2018 by Paul
How to Get Out of a DST Early

While most DST investors remain in their DST investments for the full ownership cycle, situations can arise when an investor may need to sell some or all their investment prior to the sale of the entire DST. The investment period of...

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July 16th, 2018 by Paul
How to Avoid the Top Five Mistakes Investors Make When Selecting DSTs

The process of selecting DSTs is substantially different than investing in traditional income properties and we have seen unwary investors take on greater risks than need be due to a lack of understanding of the key differences and potential pitfalls....

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April 2nd, 2018 by Paul
2018 POISED TO BE ANOTHER RECORD YEAR FOR 1031 DST INVESTMENTS

We have just returned from an industry conference in Orlando this week where we had an opportunity to meet with many leading sponsors of 1031 Delaware Statutory Trust investments. We would like to share their perspectives on how 2018 is...

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March 9th, 2018 by Paul
Why DST 1031 Property Investors Prefer Residential Properties

Per data published by Mountain Dell Consulting, residential/multifamily properties accounted for 62% of all DST1031 Property investments in 2017. While all real estate asset classes have their respective strengths and weaknesses, well positioned residential properties in areas of growing population and...

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March 5th, 2018 by Paul
Transforming Appreciated Rental Properties into Retirement Income

By Making The Right Moves, Landlords Can Turn Trapped Equity into a Nice Retirement Income Stream Being a landlord has its challenges and there comes a point when a lifestyle change may make sense. Jim bought a Bay area apartment complex 30...

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February 28th, 2018 by Paul
7 Top Factors That Attract Investors to DST 1031 Properties

 Scarcity of attractive 1031 replacement properties. For many investors, the biggest challenge to successfully completing a DST 1031 Properties Exchange is to find a suitable replacement property. Attractive properties that receive broad exposure on public listing sites will invariably attract...

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September 20th, 2017 by FGG
HISTORY OF SECTION 1031 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC") has a very long and somewhat complicated history dating all the way back to 1921.  The first income tax code was adopted by the United States Congress in 1918 as part of...

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August 30th, 2017 by Paul
REAL ESTATE EXIT STRATEGY: IMPORTANT DIFFERENCES IN CALCULATING TAX CONSEQUENCES WHEN SELLING RENTAL PROPERTIES

Too often we receive calls from rental property owners who have neglected to complete critical steps to execute a successful real estate exit strategy. Regretfully, we encounter many investors who have not fully considered the tax consequences of selling their rental properties....

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August 16th, 2017 by Paul
1031 EXCHANGE ISSUES WITH REITs

    Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs are one of the most popular forms of real estate investment. REITs have some similarities to DSTs since both are structured as a trust and have in-place management and other features that can cause...

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