How Could This Benefit DST Investors? For investors who are approaching retirement, active management is not an ideal scenario. DSTs provide investors with the opportunity to eliminate the challenges associated with active ownership and management. Governors of the Federal Reserve System, baby boomers hold more real estate wealth than any other generation. Americans over the age of 55 own more than 50% of the country’s total real estate holdings, including a majority of those who own multiple pieces of investment real estate. Now approaching retirement, they will be looking for alternative investment vehicles to move into. MACRO REAL ESTATE TREND #3: BABY BOOMERS RETIRING According to the data gathered by the Board of In DST investments, a sponsor creates the DST and has the responsibility of managing the entire business and assets of the trust. These responsibilities can include the following: ✓ Underwriting the real estate deal ✓ Conducting all the due diligence ✓ Arranging the necessary financing (although some DST 1031 investments are debt-free with no loans on them) ✓ Creating a business plan ✓ Finding a property management team ✓ Coordinating investor relations and potential monthly distribution checks to investors
FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP OF DSTS ALLOWS AN OWNER TO EASILY DIVIDE SHARES FOR GENERATIONAL WEALTH TRANSFER.
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