Fee Simple vs DST

Fee Simple vs. Delaware Statutory Trusts

Owners of investment real estate consider 1031 Exchanges for many reasons. Two of the most common reasons are capitalizing on new opportunities or reducing the risk associated with the current property. In this article we will compare Fee Simple and Delaware Statutory Trust (“DST”) replacement properties. Our discussion begins with the opportunities unique to Fee …

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Debt & 1031 Exchanges

How to Approach Debt When Evaluating 1031 Exchange Options

A conversation we frequently have with clients when evaluating Delaware Statutory Trust (“DST”) 1031 exchange replacement property options is whether they should “assume” more debt than the debt currently on the property they are exchanging. The answer to this question depends on several factors, including the owner’s risk tolerance and personal views on debt. Undeniably, …

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Property Ownership Structure and 1031 Exchanges

Co-ownership structure issues are one of the most common stumbling points for 1031 exchanges, however this need not be the case. With proper understanding and planning, most co-ownership structures can be worked through to satisfy the co-owner’s respective investment objectives. Partnerships One common situation we advise clients in is the exchange of property owned by …

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