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Diversifying a 1031 Exchange with Delaware Statutory Trusts (DST)

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If you own commercial real estate and have successfully exchanged like-kind property, great job!  A 1031 exchange is no simple task as there are many moving parts involved.  Even more challenging, is the ability to successfully diversify into multiple properties within an exchange.  Strict 45-day property identification and 180-day closing timelines can make diversifying a […]

Using a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) as 1031 Exchange Backup

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For investors who are considering or in the process of using a 1031 exchange, there can be many challenges associated with successfully closing.   A few of these challenges today involve: Ability to source, identify, analyze, inspect and value replacement properties Ability to secure financing Ability to secure an appraisal at a sufficient value Ability […]

10 Potential Advantages of Owning a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST)

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A Delaware Statutory Trust or DST is a legal entity created under Delaware Law that permits fractional ownership of real estate assets.  Real estate held within a DST is eligible for 1031 exchange as long as the property complies with the requirements of IRS Revenue Ruling 2004-2086. There are several potential benefits to owning a […]

Exchange-X – How it Works


Over the past few weeks, we have discussed many topics including what is a 1031 exchange, what is a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) and how investors can strive to build passive wealth by applying these powerful investment tools.   In this article we will uncover some important topics and answer the following questions: What is […]

Understanding Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs)

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In today’s market, there is no shortage of investment vehicles to choose from.  The goal is to find the best investments to suit a well-balanced portfolio.  Recently, real estate owners and investors alike are taking notice to owning Delaware Statutory Trusts (DST) and the many potential advantages they provide. In this article we are going […]

Real Estate Investments with 1031 Exchange: Key Strategies

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A 1031 exchange, also known as a like-kind exchange, is a powerful tax strategy that allows real estate investors to defer capital gains taxes by selling one property and acquiring a similar replacement property. This strategy has gained popularity among savvy investors looking to potentially maximize their returns and build long term wealth. This comprehensive […]

Investing for Cash Flow Potential: The Power of DSTs for Cash Investors

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In today’s ever-changing financial landscape, investors constantly seek opportunities to provide them with the potential for steady cash flow and financial security. One such avenue that has gained significant popularity is investing to seek cash flow using Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs). This article explores the power of DSTs for cash investors and sheds light on […]

5 Steps to Take Before Your 1031 Exchange

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So, you have decided to go through with a 1031 exchange to defer costly capital gain and depreciation recapture taxes.  Smart move!!  With that in mind, a 1031 Exchange can be a daunting process which may leave most property owners in confusion.  There are many steps to consider upon selling your property which only seasoned […]

What is a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST)?

Exchange-X property types real estate in today’s market has never been more challenging. Economic uncertainty, competitive markets, local laws, and a variety of other factors have added layers of complexity to the purchasing process.   A few of these complexities today involve: Ability to source, identify, analyze, inspect and value replacement properties Ability to secure financing Ability […]