Commission Rebates – Your Way To Purchase a Home for 98 Cents on the Dollar

That’s it! You have decided to perform a 1031 exchange in order to postpone paying capital gains taxes and depreciation recapture. In other words, you are purchasing a property with the profit generated on the sale of the another property. As an expert investor, you already know you can take advantage of this 1031 tax-deferred exchange to buy a more valuable …

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Time Frame for 1031 Exchange – Stop Worrying and Read This Now!

The IRC Section 1031 of the tax code is the single biggest advantage real estate investors have over all other investors. The ability to roll over taxes to the next sale is a great way to build wealth, not lining Uncle Sam’s pockets. Unfortunately, the time frame for a 1031 exchange can seem confusing at …

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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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How much does a 1031 Exchange Cost? Here’s How To Avoid being Ripped Off

You’ve decided a like-kind exchange is right for your situation. One of the hardest things to find out online is how much does a 1031 exchange cost? This article is your inside scoop on qualified intermediaries and how much they charge. We’ll cover the upfront costs for any 1031 exchange, costs that depend on your …

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Can You Do a 1031 Exchange with Multiple Properties? This Article Will Save You

Have multiple properties you’re looking to sell and wondering how to reduce your taxes? Or, are you selling one property and purchasing multiple properties? This article will explain how you do a 1031 exchange with multiple properties. Relinquish One Property and Buy Multiple Replacements The most common situation when multiple properties are involved in a …

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1031 Exchange for Dummies – Rules, Tax Deferral, Timelines

The rules for a 1031 exchange (also called Like-Kind or Starker exchange) can seem complicated and a little bit scary. This guide walks through the requirements, rules, options, and various examples. You’ll know why real estate investors love the tax benefits of a 1031 exchange! What is a 1031 Exchange? The 1031 Exchange was established …

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