Stephen Decker, 1031 Exchange Expert in San Diego, CA & Orange County

Stephen Decker

Southern California & Alaska

Stephen Decker

Senior Vice President, Western Region Sales Manager

San Diego, Orange, Imperial and Riverside Counties

2121 Palomar Airport Road, Suite 330, Carlsbad CA 92011

IPX1031 Southern California Regional Office

4400 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 320
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: (949) 622-4949
Toll-Free: (800) 327-5347
Fax: (949) 477-6806

Stephen Decker is Senior Vice President of Major Accounts with Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. Stephen is responsible for business cultivation and development Nationwide. His almost two decades of expertise in the 1031 Exchange industry has come in the form of structuring, coordinating, and procuring all types of tax deferred exchanges, including: Delayed, Simultaneous, Reverse and Build-to-Suit. As a 1031 Exchange rules and regulations expert, Stephen often speaks and writes on different topics related to real estate, tax, estate planning and personal property. He teaches Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Professional Education to Attorneys and CPAs. Additionally, Stephen is often asked to speak at real estate forums for Commercial Brokers, Agents Wealth Managers, Principals and other assorted real estate professionals. Stephen received his B.A. from North Carolina State University and prior to joining IPX1031, he worked as a Senior Exchange Coordinator and Commercial Property Manager in Los Angeles, CA. Steven resides in Southern California.

IPX1031 Exchange Seminars

IPX1031 provides seminars for continuing education credits as well as custom and personalized seminars on tax deferred exchange topics for attorneys, CPAs, advisors, brokers, REALTORs, agents, escrow, investors and taxpayers. To find out about a seminar nearest you, or to schedule a seminar for your office, please contact me.

Start an Exchange with Stephen Decker

What My 1031 Customers Are Saying

Lynn Murtagh

Branch Manager, Associate Broker

Thank you for “wowing” our group today with your presentation. The quantity and pace of the information provided was just right. My agents were impressed by your knowledge and I expect they will have their clients call you. I will also pass your name on to the other Coldwell Banker managers so that they can invite you to their office meeting.

Craig M. Gougis

President & CEO, South Coast Wealth Management

I have known Stephen Decker for over 3 years and have found him to be honest, reliable, dedicated, conscientious and an excellent member of our extended team. We look forward to future transactions with Mr. Decker and IPX.

Marv Treiger

Multi-family residence apartment owner

We found Stephen to be courteous, professional and responsive to inquiries and clear about issues. He also offers a light touch that makes the client feel at ease. I would recommend him and certainly use his outfit again.

Stephen Decker & IPX1031 are a winning combination.

See how we’re different and why.


Full Service Qualified Intermediary


Superior Customer Service


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$100M Fidelity Bond & $30M E&O Insurance


$50M Written Performance Guaranty


Attorneys & Certified Exchange Specialists (CES®)

Let’s talk about your specific needs

Customized solutions for your investment and business goals.

Why a 1031 is right for me or for my client

With offices near San Diego, Irvine and North County, IPX1031, the nation’s largest exchange facilitator and accommodator, provides industry leading exchange services including guidance, expertise, security and key information on 1031 Exchange rules, regulations and strategy. 1031 Exchange expert, Steve Decker offers you customized solutions to defer capital gains tax and maximize equity in your 1031 like kind investment property.


deferring taxes (up to 35 to 40% of the gain)


greater purchasing power


improved cash flow


portfolio diversification


portfolio consolidation


greater appreciation potential


freedom from joint ownership


estate planning for heirs

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