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1031 Exchange Articles

WHAT IS LIKE-KIND PROPERTY?

Many of the people that come into my office have a huge misconception of what types of properties they can exchange into. Most people I’m dealing with are selling multi-family rentals, for example, a four-plex or 6-unit apartment building. They…

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NNN (TRIPLE NET) LEASES EXPLAINED

Many of you have heard the term “Triple Net Lease” but I’ve found a lot of people don’t fully understand what that means. First of all, many of you have owned and managed your own rental properties, mostly apartments and…

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IS IT TIME FOR YOUR NEXT 1031 EXCHANGE?

Savvy real estate investors have long used periodic 1031 exchanges to maintain leverage, increase income and equity, and eventually divest themselves of “tenants, toilets, and termites” by exchanging into shares in larger, professionally managed properties. What Is 1031? 1031 refers…

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INTEREST RATES & CAP RATES

The overall interest rate environment definitely affects Cap Rates as well as the type of property, the credit standing of the tenant and the geographical area of your income property. In other articles I’ve discussed most of these issues, but…

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DIVERSIFYING THROUGH A 1031 EXCHANGE

One fascinating use of a 1031 exchange is the ability to diversify your equity into multiple properties. Many of the clients we work with wish to take advantage of the 1031 rule that allows you to take the proceeds from…

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CO-OWNERSHIP VS. BUYING YOUR OWN PROPERTY

Many investors come into our office wanting a perfect world. They want to get away from the headaches of being a landlord with all the hassles of dealing with tenants, leases, maintenance issues, plumbing problems, evictions, tenant turn over, etc.,…

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CAP RATES & RISK

Once an investor understands what a Cap Rate is and how to calculate it, he can then use it to compare properties and the risks involved. Generally, the higher the risk, the higher the return, in this case the higher…

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