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“My accountant told me to just pay the tax.......”

“My accountant told me to just pay the tax…….”

We hear this troubling refrain too often.  It seems that many accountants and attorneys will tell their clients that a Section 1031 exchange is cumbersome and just delaying the inevitable. Some advise that the tax rates today are the cheapest you will ever see, “It’s easier to just pay the tax” they say.  In far too […]

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Economic Growth

Section 1031 Exchanges Serve as Vial Stimulant for Economic Growth

PRESS RELEASE — Release Date: April 1, 2013 Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges Serve as Vital Stimulant for Economic Growth After several years, real estate values are beginning to recover and activity is steadily increasing. It’s a promising trend that needs to be supported, not thwarted. IRC Section 1031 like-kind exchanges are one of the best ways […]

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What is Like-Kind Property?

Myth Busted: “Like-kind” means ANY real property can be Exchanged for ANY real property. Don’t get caught with the assumption that land can’t be exchanged for an apartment building.  The term Like-Kind appears in the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) in connection with Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges and also in connection with Section 1033, Involuntary […]

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Risk Reward - Stock Vs. Real Estate

Risk & Reward – Stock Vs. Real Estate

In a perfect world your investment portfolio would contain a combination of Real Estate, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds and Cash providing both long-term and short-term instruments. Diversification of your assets is key to riding out the peaks and valleys of investment performance. In today’s changing economic environment, understanding your exposure to risk will ultimately define […]

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