Don’t Choose a Qualified Intermediary Before Asking Them These Questions

Choosing a qualified intermediary can seem like full-time job. There are many things to consider such as: Is my qualified intermediary reputable? How do I know the qualified exchange company won’t lose my money? The qualified intermediary I’m talking to is halfway across the country. Can I do an exchange over phone and email? Will …

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Simultaneous Exchange – The Easiest 1031 Exchange Possible

This is the oldest and most basic type of 1031 exchange. Very rare, it’s when you find a replacement property the same value as your own. While we still recommend using a qualified intermediary, a simultaneous exchange could happen without one. This article walks through the three types of simultaneous exchange. Swap or two-party trade …

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Improvement 1031 Exchange – Rules, New Construction, Rehab Costs

Introduction The least known but fastest growing type of exchange is the improvement 1031 exchange. Also known as a build-to-suit or construction exchange, it allows you to use part of the value in your old property to improve a new property. Say you sell a property worth $400,000. You can then purchase a $250,000 property …

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