Qualified Intermediary, Section 1031 Exchanges, Iowa, Midwest, and across the US

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My blog is generally on subjects that relate to Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.
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Does it confuse you when you hear that property in an exchange must be exchanged for "like-kind" property? In the talks that I give to real estate agents, investors, attorneys and accountants, I think I've hit on an easy way to determine whether or not the property being sold is like-kind to the ...
03/02/2009
learly, the overriding reason is the ability to defer payment of capital gain taxes, including the recapture of depreciation. With depreciation recapture at 25% (or more, depending upon the type of depreciation taken and the period over which that depreciation was taken) and federal capital gain ...
02/12/2009
What the title of this blog refers to is whether or not it makes sense to sell or buy more than one property in a single Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange. First we must establish the fact that more than one property can be sold and/or purchased within one 1031 exchange. In other words, I can se...
02/04/2009
Here's another spreadsheet for your entertainment and enlightenment. If you've been following this blog for awhile, you may remember an earlier spreadsheet that compared buying and holding a property for ten years to buying the same property, holding it for five years, exchanging into another pro...
01/29/2009
I hate negative news. But facts is facts. When it comes to the sale of apartment properties in the Des Moines market, there's not a lot of positive news right now. If you only want positive news, skip to the last paragraph and I'll give you the best spin I can come up with. According to Rick Krau...
01/27/2009
What could be more exciting than a discussion of the liquidity of funds, right? Okay, so it sounds pretty dry. Let me try to explain why it's actually of critical importance. In my opinion, the cornerstone responsibility that a Qualified Intermediary has to his client is to protect the client's m...
01/22/2009
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01/19/2009
In the summer of 2008, I was honored to be asked to author an article for The Auctioneer, the official publication of the National Auctioneers Association, on the subject of Section 1031 exchanges and their application within the auction industry. The article was published in the September 2008 i...
01/14/2009
In the summer of 2008, I was honored to be asked to author an article for The Auctioneer, the official publication of the National Auctioneers Association, on the subject of Section 1031 exchanges and their application within the auction industry. The article was published in the September 2008 i...
01/14/2009
In the summer of 2008, I was honored to be asked to author an article for The Auctioneer, the official publication of the National Auctioneers Association, on the subject of Section 1031 exchanges and their application within the auction industry. The article was published in the September 2008 i...
01/14/2009
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