When it comes to investing in real estate, there are a lot of vehicles to choose from. Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) have become a popular option for investors in recent years. We thought we would give you a simple list of the things you should do when investing in a DST.
We receive calls daily from investors who are curious about Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) and 1031 exchanges. Today we'll talk about an essential requirement to complete a fully tax-deferred exchange.
A 1031 exchange is a real estate investment tax strategy that allows an investor to sell an investment property in exchange for a new property while deferring any capital gains tax. In order to do a 1031 exchange, there are a few rules to abide.
All exchange transactions, from the sale of the relinquished property to the purchase of the replacement property(ies), must be completed with the assistance of a Qualified Intermediary (“QI”), also known as a 1031 Accommodator or Facilitator.