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The Magic of the 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange

Real estate investors too often fail to understand the power of the 1031 exchange.  Normally an investor is taxed on any gain realized from the sale of an investment or rental property. However, through a section 1031 exchange, the owner is able to defer capital gains tax until some date in the future. Section 1031 of […]

Tax Trap: Real Estate Flipping and the 1031 Exchange

We do a lot of work with real estate professionals.  This includes investors who buy and hold for cash flow and long term appreciation, along with “flippers” who buy, fix up and sell for short term gain.  Flipping has become an increasing trend and will be a popular activity for years to come.   Many TV […]

Key Steps for a Successful 1031 Exchange

With recent appreciation in real estate, we are seeing more clients interested in 1031 exchanges.  These exchanges (often called “like kind” exchanges) can be complex.  But as long as you follow the rules, it is a great way to defer capital gains on real estate with substantial appreciation. First of all, most real estate investors […]