In a 1031 exchange, the relinquished property is the property being sold.
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.
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…
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.