Like-kind property definition in a 1031 exchange

When an investor sells a property for a profit, the gain on sale is subject to capital gains taxes. To defer taxes on a capital gain, many investors choose to reinvest their sales proceeds in a new like-kind property in a 1031 Exchange. This article by Lilypads focuses on the like-kind property definition in a… Continue reading Like-kind property definition in a 1031 exchange

Top 10 benefits of a 1031 exchange

Section 1031 exchange is a tax benefit that offers major advantages to real estate investors. This strategy not only helps investors to defer paying capital gains taxes but also scales, optimizes, and diversifies an investment portfolio and increases cash flow among others. This article by Lilypads focuses on the top 10 benefits of a 1031… Continue reading Top 10 benefits of a 1031 exchange

1031 exchange rules for investors

Savvy commercial real estate investors utilize the 1031 Exchange strategy to diversify their holdings and expand their portfolios. Furthermore, they can also increase their net worth faster. So, if an investor wants to sell their commercial assets, they must seek the popular tool of 1031 exchange to maximize their profits and avoid paying capital gains… Continue reading 1031 exchange rules for investors

Why are Opportunity Zones Investments better than 1031 exchanges?

For a long time, 1031 exchanges have continued to allow real estate investors to defer capital gains tax. With 1031, the investors roll their investment deals forward to another ‘like kind’ exchange for an indefinite period while deferring taxes on the way. However, the advent of opportunity zones has proven to be a viable alternative… Continue reading Why are Opportunity Zones Investments better than 1031 exchanges?