1031 Exchanges



Cyber Fraud – an Emerging and Worsening Threat

Take Key Steps to Combat It Simply put, cyber fraud is when credit and financial information is stolen online by a hacker and used in a criminal manner. What’s alarming is the rapid growth of detected cyber fraud incidents, as well as the financial costs associated...

Do Quick Sales Qualify for 1031 Treatment?

It’s All About Intent. If a real estate investor bought a property for $475,000 and sold it a month later for $700,000, they would most likely tell you that it was a great investment. That same investor would probably tell you that good fortune struck twice if...

Shades of Grey in 1031 Flips

Forget cooking shows, America’s newest reality show obsession is watching real estate shows such as Flip This House, Flip or Flop, and Rehab Addict. Seeing how a house is bought at a bargain price, quickly transformed and sold for large profits can be scintillating....

Stay Cool This Summer with 1031s

It’s the middle of summer and as investors dream about lazy days on the beach, a scorching hot question often asked this time of year is whether a vacation or second home qualifies for tax deferred 1031 treatment. Many investors desire to sell their investment...

Partnerships, Taxes & 1031s

Frequently investors pool money and form partnerships or LLCs* to acquire and operate investment properties. Partnerships can defer their taxes utilizing 1031 exchanges when they sell their properties. Although partnerships and LLCs are well suited for owning and...

No Extensions for 1031s – Really?

180 is the magic number. One hundred and eighty days. If you don’t complete your 1031 Exchange within the IRS mandated time frame, it’s simple. Failed exchange. However there can be exceptions when catastrophic events such as natural disasters occur and only if the...

Deferring Taxes – Yes Please!

Taxes are a hot topic these days. If you can defer your taxes, it’s truly a no brainer. If certain conditions are met. a 1031 Exchange allows an investor to defer taxes by simply rolling profits from the sale of an investment property into another investment property...

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