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Kay Properties is a national Delaware Statutory Trust firm providing expert knowledge for real estate investors involving 1031 exchanges, DST properties and investing help for those with investment properties.

Investing Kay Properties is a national Delaware Statutory Trust firm providing expert knowledge for real estate investors involving 1031 exchanges, DST properties and investing help for those with investment properties.

Ask The Kay Investments Team

Ask the Kay Investments Team your questions about 1031 exchanges, Delaware Statutory Trusts or how to save on taxes when you sell an investment property. They can help.
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The kpi1031.com platform provides access to the marketplace of DSTs from over 25 different sponsor companies, custom DSTs only available to Kay clients, independent advice on DST sponsor companies, full due diligence and vetting on each DST (typically 20-40 DSTs) and DST secondary market. Kay Properties team members collectively have over 115 years of real estate experience, are licensed in all 50 states, and have participated in over $21 Billion of DST 1031 investments.

6 Reasons To Sell The Income Property You Love And How To Avoid Taxes When You

By Jason Salmon
Senior Vice President and the Kay Properties & Investments Team

Many investors recoil at the thought of selling a piece of investment property. And they usually have a good reason, whether it’s missing out on future appreciation, having to pay a massive tax bill or some other factor.

Yet it can often make good sense to sell your property, thanks to a real estate investment alternative that simplifies your life and lets you defer the taxes via a 1031 exchange.

Let’s take a look at six reasons you might want to consider selling and reinvesting in this alternative. Read more here.

Helping real estate investors Kay Properties is a national Delaware Statutory Trust firm providing expert knowledge for real estate investors involving 1031 exchanges, DST properties and investing help for those with investment properties.

1031 Exchange Investors Are Choosing DST Properties for Passive Real Estate Ownership

By Jason Salmon
Senior Vice President; Managing Director of Real Estate Analytics
Kay Properties & Investments, LLC

Over the course of the past several years, Kay Properties has observed incremental growth in the number of investors choosing Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) as a preferred means of passive real estate investing for like-kind, tax-deferred 1031 exchanges.

1031 Exchange Basics

Per section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, real estate investors—under specific guidelines—may potentially defer their capital gains tax, depreciation recapture tax, and other taxes (each investor should consult their own CPA/attorney since every situation is unique). Upon the sale of investment real estate, the proceeds would go to a Qualified Intermediary, then the investor must purchase real estate of equal or greater value and has 45 days to “identify” replacement property with a concurrent 180-day timeline to close. Read more here.

The Case Study of a 1031 DST Specialist

By Steve Haskell
Vice President at Kay Properties and Investments

There are various strategies when using DSTs (Delaware Statutory Trusts) in a 1031 exchange. Some investments are as easy as a simple exchange from one property into a single DST. Other times DST’s are used to invest leftover equity from an exchange so the investor is not taxed on leftover funds, called “boot”. Investors will routinely use DSTs as a backup ID in case their target replacement property doesn’t work out. And occasionally, Kay Properties will assist an exchanger to utilize all said strategies in one sophisticated effort to mitigate risk and defer as much tax as possible. Read on for the experience of a highly skilled 1031 DST specialist. Find out more here.

What Properties Can be Used In a 1031 Exchange?

By The Kay Properties Team

If you are interested in selling your real estate, the phrase “1031 Exchange” has certainly come up once or twice in your research, as an outright sale can trigger large tax consequences. The capital gains and depreciation recapture taxes can be a serious dent in the return you expected to earn from the sale of your real estate. A 1031 exchange is a process by which an investor can defer the taxes they would pay upon sale of their investment property. It is important to understand how the 1031 exchange can be utilized. Find out how this works here and read more.

Kay Properties is a national Delaware Statutory Trust firm providing expert knowledge for real estate investors involving 1031 exchanges, DST properties and investing help for those with investment properties.
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Should I Pay The Taxes Or Defer?

By Ehud Gersten
Vice President, Kay Properties and Investments, LLC

When selling real estate investment property, investors generally have two options: 1) pay the taxes on any gains from the sale, or, 2) conduct a 1031 exchange and defer the taxes owed. Read more here.

The Fundamentals of 1031 Exchanges

By Dwight Kay and the Kay Properties Team

Welcome to 1031 101! If you’ve come to our metaphorical class here, you likely have a few questions. Chief among them: What is a 1031 exchange? What Qualifies for a 1031 exchange?  Why should I do a 1031 exchange?  What should I 1031 exchange into?  Is there an option if I have a failed 1031 exchange?

So let’s take a look at the 1031 exchange fundamentals here.

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