ERGonomics - official blog of the Exchange Resource Group

By Daniel E. McCabe, ESQ., Vice President Exchange Resource Group, LLC A common question our clients ask is whether their vacation or second home qualifies for a 1031 tax deferred exchange. The answer is "probably." This answer hinges on the actual use of the property by the owner. The IRS has somewhat clarified their.
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The golden years of the last bullish real estate market witnessed a boom in investors taking advantage of the incredible wealth building tool of the 1031 exchange. In 2005 alone, over 500,000 1031 exchanges were performed by knowledgeable investors and, quite literally, several billion dollars in taxes were deferred and allowed to grow in those.
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“The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Real Estate Investing” is a free, 64 page ebook that provides a basic overview of real estate investing with links to more information on the Bigger Pockets website. It covers eight topics in as many chapters and is a pretty quick read - if you can keep yourself from following.
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1031 Reverse Exchange Overview

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What is the IRS’s Position on Reverse Real Estate Exchanges? The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2000-37 (Rev Proc) in September 2000 that gives taxpayers guidance on Reverse 1031 Exchanges. A “Safe Harbor” Reverse introduces a new entity into the reverse process-an Exchange Accommodation Titleholder (EAT). An EAT is a single member limited.
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Rich Dad, Poor Dad

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If you or your clients have never read “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Rober Kiyosaki, I recommend you do so now. This book has impacted almost every investor who has read it. It provides a good call to action for many who have been lulled into a false sense of security in the status.
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1031 Exchange Overview

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What is a 1031 Exchange? When you sell a property you typically have to pay tax on the gain. Gain is created when the property appreciates in value during its ownership or when deductions for depreciation are taken for tax purposes. A Section 1031 tax deferred exchange, named for the.
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