Delaware Statutory Trust: A Viable Alternative to Debt Replacement

Using a DST would not only meet the debt replacement requirement in a 1031 exchange, but the DST could also help the investor diversify their portfolio.

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It’s a tale as old as time among real estate investors. Even after dotting all the i’s and crossing all the t’s and adhering to the multiple requirements of a 1031 exchange, more than one transaction has nevertheless been tripped up at the finish line by the belated discovery of a mortgage or other form of debt on the replacement property.

Value of a 1031 exchange

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Daniel Goodwin
Chief Investment Strategist, Provident Wealth Advisors

Daniel Goodwin is a Kiplinger's contributor on various financial planning topics and has also been featured in U.S. News and World Report, FOX 26 News, Business Management Daily and BankRate Inc. He is the author of the book Live Smart - Retire Rich and is the Masterclass Instructor of a 1031 DST Masterclass at Daniel regularly gives back to his community by serving as a mentor at the Sam Houston State University College of Business. He is the Chief Investment Strategist at Provident Wealth Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisory firm in The Woodlands, Texas. Daniel's professional licenses include Series 65, 6, 63 and 22. Daniel’s gift is making the complex simple and encouraging families to take actionable steps today to pursue their financial goals of tomorrow.