Can You 1031 Exchange Into a REIT?
Investing in real estate can be an excellent strategy for diversifying your portfolio. A REIT can be an ideal investment option if you want cash flow via real estate without worrying about management responsibilities. So, can you do a 1031 exchange into a REIT? While using a 1031 exchange to invest in REIT shares may sound like a wise idea, doing so can be complicated and may not be directly possible.
This guide includes the basics of REITs, how 1031 exchanges work and what investment options are available to you.