RENT Magazine Q4 '21

AVOID THE FOUR STAGES OF 1031 EXCHANGE GRIEF: SELECT A DST 1031 EXPERT Participating in a 1031 exchange can be challenging for many investors, which is why finding an experienced and knowledgeable professional is critical for anyone thinking about participating in a 1031 exchange.

Key Takeaways:

Why a DST 1031 expert can help investors avoid major stress with the sale of real estate.

What are the most important things to look for when choosing a DST 1031 Advisory Firm?

What are the four stages of 1031 grief?


Confusion: To many real estate investors, 1031 exchanges are like a cloud of confusion

are all areas of a 1031 exchange that can trigger confusion in unprepared investors.

thorough due diligence. This creates a sense of fear. Depression : A deep feeling of gloom results 1031 exchange, the owner will be smacked with a huge tax event including federal capital gains tax, state capital gains tax, depreciation recapture tax, and the Medicare surtax, greatly reducing their net proceeds. from recognizing that without a successful

and mystery. Even worse, many times what they think they know or have been told is often inaccurate. Questions like “Can I trade a piece of personal property for the exchange?” or “Can I take proceeds from the sale of my property before I make a 1031 exchange?” can all be quite difficult for people to understand. Furthermore, timeframes, debt replacement, and property types

Fear: This is another common emotion that creeps into the minds of many 1031 exchange

investors. For one, they know there is a challenging timeline that is staring them in the face to identify a 1031 exchange property within 45 days and close on the property in 180 days. That’s not a lot of time to locate a property, arrange financing, and conduct

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