Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)

A company that owns and operates income-producing real estate. REITs can focus on a specific asset class or subclass, or they can be general in nature.

Reverse 1031 Exchange

1031 tax-deferred exchanges generally fall into three categories: delayed, reverse, and build-to-suit. While delayed 1031 exchanges are the most common, real estate investors use a reverse 1031 exchange when they must close on the replacement property before the relinquished property…

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1031 Exchange Rules

  • Property must be like-kind real estate
  • Real estate must be used for investment or business, and not be considered stock in trade or personal property
  • Property replaced must be of equal or greater value to the property being relinquished
  • Boot must not be received by the seller
  • Title of the relinquished property and the replacement property must be in the same taxpayer name
  • Replacement property must be identified within 45 days of closing on the sale of the relinquished property
  • Replacement property must be purchased within 180 days of closing on the sale of the relinquished property.