As a real estate investor, it’s important to understand what strategies are available to you. It should come as no surprise that with capital gains taxes on the rise, the 1031 exchange is increasingly the preferred strategy for active real estate investors.  Understanding what to expect and how to do a 1031 exchange when it’s time to sell your property can defer capital gains liability allowing you to acquire additional properties with funds that otherwise would have been paid to the IRS. What’s not to love? Read more

The Boston real estate market is making a swift recovery. With returning growth and ever-increasing occupancy, investor competition continues to drive down cap rates and drive sales prices. Rents are currently so high inside the 128, that well-funded investors can often justify building new assets rather than investing in existing properties. Read more

Looming over commercial real estate is President Joe Biden’s proposed tax laws and what that means for commercial real estate’s 1031 exchange tax law.

President Biden is attempting to edit the tax code that allows for deferring capital gains tax, thereby increasing taxes on real estate for sellers with proceeds of more than $500,000.

Before we dive into the impact of what this legislation could mean for real estate investors, let’s start with some 1031 fundam