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10 Reasons to Consider a DST 1031 Exchange

A Delaware Statutory Trust or DST is a separate legal entity created as a trust under Delaware Statutory Law. A DST allows you to co-invest with other investors in one or numerous properties. Although DSTs aren’t new, current tax laws have made them popular among 1031 exchange investors.

Purchasing into a DST is treated as a direct interest in real estate, you are assigned fractional ownership of equity and debt, fulfilling your exchange requirements. Minimum investments are typically between $25,000 and $100,000; therefore, a single investor may own a fractional interest in an entire property or portfolio and receive distributions from the operation of the trust, from rental income and the eventual sale of the assets.

Over the next two weeks we are going to share 10 reasons why we keep talking about DSTs. Here are the first five:

1. No management responsibilities for you.

If you’ve owned rental real estate in the past, you know that property management is time-consuming and stressful. Some investors find that it can be a major relief to hand over the management and the decision-making responsibilities to a professional team of experienced managers.

2. Acquire investment-grade, high-value properties.

Most real estate investors cannot afford to invest in multi-million-dollar properties on their own. DSTs provide a unique opportunity for investors to acquire partial ownership and experience the benefits only found with these types of properties.

3. Opportunities for diversification.

Because you can choose the amount you invest in a DST, you can split your investment among multiple DST properties, giving you an opportunity to diversify your real estate portfolio.

4. Regular distributions.

DSTs are permitted to keep a reasonable amount of cash reserves to be prepared in the event the property requires repairs or faces unexpected expenses. However, all earnings and proceeds above the reserve amounts must be distributed to the beneficiaries on a regular basis and within the expected timeframe.

5. Investors do not have to qualify for the debt.

Investors do not have to qualify for the property’s mortgage loan. The DST is the only entity liable for the mortgage loan and it is nonrecourse to the investor. Investors do not have to provide personal documentation for loan approval and do not have to worry about other personal assets or liabilities affecting the status of the loan.

Why NNN Investments? - Comparing Lease Structures

You may have heard of the benefits of NNN investments. There are many ways to structure a lease agreement such as: Gross Lease, Net Lease, NN Lease, NNN Lease, Absolute Lease, or Bond Lease. Today we’d like to explain the differences between these common lease structures.

Securities for Accredited Investors

After browsing 1031Crowdfunding.com you may see that the investments we offer are intended for accredited investors. So you ask yourself, what is an accredited investor? Am I an accredited investor? Why do I need to be an accredited investor?

What is Syndication?

As we talk about 1031 exchanges and Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs), we may mention terms that you don’t fully understand. While there are hundreds of key terms involved in 1031 exchanges and DSTs that you can find defined in any investment glossary, we’ll explore some of the terms we frequently get asked to clarify.

Delayed or Deferred 1031 Exchange

Today we'll look at the history of 1031 exchanges and the Starker family law case that provided the precedent for modern-day 1031 exchanges. Tax-Deferred exchanges have been around since 1921 as part of The Revenue Act of 1921. However, these early exchanges proved difficult because of issues caused by having to complete every transaction simultaneously; every exchange required all transfers to be completed on the same day.

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