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Disadvantages of Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) 1031 Exchange Replacement Properties

Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) offer the opportunity for passive investments in commercial real estate assets that typically are out of financial reach for most solo investors.

Posted by David Wieland on Dec 6, 2021

What Real Estate Investors Need To Know About Biden’s Tax Proposal

President Biden’s tax agenda includes several changes that may affect real estate investors. One of the more high-impact changes is the potential elimination of the 1031 exchange which many real estate investors take advantage of every year. Real estate tax law changes are expected to include:

Posted by David Wieland on May 24, 2021

Topic: 1031 Exchange


1031 Exchanges Escaping the Chopping Block For Now

President Joe Biden signed nearly three dozen executive orders in the first six days of his administration. Most of them involve rolling back policies enacted under his predecessor or dealing with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Posted by David Wieland on Feb 19, 2021

Topic: 1031 Exchange


Evaluating Real Estate Risk

Every investment involves risk with the possibility of gain. Where risk is the potential for financial loss and/or uncertainty in investment decisions or activities, accurately quantifying the level of risk is key to healthy investing.

Posted by David Wieland on Dec 11, 2020

Topic: Risk


Simple Guide to Choosing a 1031 Qualified Intermediary

7 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a 1031 Accommodator...

In the chaos of closing on a sale of your property, the last thing most people are thinking about is choosing a qualified intermediary, or “QI” (a.k.a., an exchange “accommodator” or “facilitator”). After all, aren’t they all the same? Aren’t all qualified intermediaries “qualified”? The answer is emphatically, no.

Posted by David Wieland on Sep 25, 2020

The Basics of Single-Tenant Net-Leased (STNL or NNN) Properties

A Single-Tenant Triple-Net property (also known as “Net-Lease”, “STNL” or “NNN”) refers to a property which is 100 percent leased to one tenant with a lease structure in which the tenant is responsible for all property-related expenses, leaving the landlord with minimal responsibilities. NNN properties are a popular choice for individuals who wish to invest in real estate, but may not have the time or desire to actively manage a property.

Posted by David Wieland on Sep 18, 2020

Topic: Net Lease


You Can 1031 Exchange Into A REIT, Here's How

One question we’ve been asked a lot lately by 1031 exchange investors is whether it’s possible to do a 1031 exchange into a Real Estate Investment Trust, or REIT. The short answer is: “you can do a 1031 exchange into a REIT if you follow a few steps.”

Posted by David Wieland on Jun 24, 2020

Topic: UPREIT


The Risks of Investing in Single Tenant NNN Properties

“Better safe than sorry” is an adage that often gets overlooked in the world of real estate investing. When evaluating a potential property, calculating the expected return is relatively easy, but understanding the associated risks is really difficult. What’s a real estate investor with a lower tolerance for risk to do?

Posted by David Wieland on Jun 22, 2020

Topic: Net Lease


The Extension Of 1031 Exchange Deadlines: Are You Ready?

When the IRS announced various deadline extensions in April 2020, a large bulk of the U.S. population breathed a collective sigh of relief. The extension of quarterly tax payments and filing deadlines from April 15 to mid-July provided wiggle room for taxpayers dealing with COVID-19’s economic fallout.

Posted by David Wieland on Jun 10, 2020

Topic: 1031 Exchange


The 1031 Exchange: Maintaining Wealth Through Passive Management

When individuals are younger, investment goals typically focus on wealth creation. In this situation, investors are able, and willing, to take on higher risk, with anticipation of higher rewards. Investors have a longer life span to experience the ebbs and flows of a capital market, and their risk appetite can prove very rewarding in the long game, albeit volatile in the short. 

Posted by David Wieland on Jun 8, 2020

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