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.
If you are an investor and considering selling your investment property and purchasing another, you may want to do a like-kind exchange. With a 1031 like-kind exchange, you can sell your investment property, purchase a like-kind property and defer capital gains tax.
At 1031 Crowdfunding, we want to help you through the process of a like-kind exchange. This like-kind exchange guide includes the basics of the rules, definitions and concepts you may want to understand before you jump into the 1031 like-kind exchange process.