In this article published in the September 2020 New England Real Estate Journal, Northern 1031 Exchange Vice President, Michele Fitzpatrick, shares the many reasons why real estate investors choose to exchange properties.
Understanding how you might benefit from a 1031 Exchange is the first step in determining whether or not it is right for you. Investors come in all sizes and have many different reasons and motives for holding and selling real estate. To help investors get started down the road of exchange, Fitzpatrick lists the Top 7 Reasons why her clients exchange and how they maximize the benefits.
Estate planning, diversification, consolidation and increased depreciation are just a few benefits that rise to the top of the list. However, there are many other situations investors are faced with that are improved by exchanging. Knowing the Top 7 Reasons gives you a solid foundation for considering the possibility of a 1031 Exchange and how it might benefit your individual situation.