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What's the name?On Friday I received a call from a client who took a class with me in 2010.  She said she had a hard time finding me, ouch.  This could have been another missed opportunity, why?  Well I had transitioned out of 1031 Exchanges in May of 2015 and many of my existing clients had not ...
The terms of a normal 1031 Exchange Agreement call for the exchange period to end on or before the end of the expiration of midnight on the earlier of (i) the 180th day after the date upon which the Exchangor has transferred the Relinquished Property or (ii) the due date (including extensions act...
Today I received a call from one of my long time customer relating to their current 1031 Exchange.  They wanted to know if they could use seller financing to purchase their Replacement Property.  It appears that the Replacement Property they would like to purchase exceeds the amount they currentl...
Record low real estate prices make real estate investing in the US attractive to international buyers.    When purchasing real estate within the US many foreign investors are not aware that upon the sale of the real estate asset they are subject to the FIRPTA withholding tax of 10%.  The best adv...
Effective immediately, USDA Rural Housing approved lenders all over the country are now resuming their USDA programs.  The new guarantee fee for USDA Rural Housing purchase transactions has now been raised from 3% to 3.5%.  Furthermore, many lenders may now require that loan documents must have a...
Having worked in the 1031 Exchange arena for many years now, I am often asked by potential customers how do I protect myself from loss of my funds while you are holding them as the Qualified Intermediary. For many years our industry has touted the fact that "We carry a Fidelity Bond" as a protect...
There is a current legislative proposal in Congress (and supported by the current administration) that would reclassify promoted interest (carried interest), currently treated as capital gains for tax purposes, as ordinary income. The bottom line effect would be an enormous tax increase on rental...
Today I spoke with an Investor who is facing the realities of today's real estate market.  This investor has owned rental income property for the last 20 years.  Having completed one 1031 Exchange into the property currently owned, the question that was posed was:  I was told that the taxes just ...

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