The Internal Revenue Ruling 2004-86 names seven deadly sins that limit the Delaware Statutory Trust ("DST") trustee's power. Deadly sins can sound intimidating and engaging in any one of these prohibited acts can have serious consequences for the DST and its beneficiaries.
Whether you are a financial advisor with a client who is interested in Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) or a real estate investor looking to learn more about the benefits of DSTs, here are a few key factors/questions you should consider in order to decide if a DST is suitable for your investment needs.
I'm planning to sell an investment property and purchase a new investment property. I'd like to defer capital gains through a 1031 exchange, but I also need to keep some of the cash from the sale. I wish I could do both.
In the world of 1031 exchanges, it’s difficult to know where to begin. One option to consider is a Delaware Statutory Trust. Although not a new concept, current tax laws have made this type of investment an increasingly popular option that could be worth looking into for 1031 exchange investors.