Four Ways Savvy Investors Use DSTs for Their 1031 Exchanges

DSTs can help investors successfully complete a 1031 exchange, achieve diversification, avoid expensive capital gains taxes and more.

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Regardless of what economic trends are taking place, Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) continue to provide investors certain timeless benefits for their 1031 exchanges and direct cash investments, including deferring capital gains taxes, eliminating the headaches of active management (think the Three T’s: tenants, toilets and trash) and the ability to create a more diversified portfolio. On top of that, DSTs have the potential to provide investors consistent and durable income streams with the ability to achieve modest appreciation potential.(1)

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Dwight Kay
Founder and CEO, Kay Properties and Investments, LLC

Dwight Kay is the Founder and CEO of Kay Properties and Investments LLC. Kay Properties is a national 1031 exchange investment firm specializing in Delaware statutory trusts. The www.kpi1031.com platform provides access to the marketplace of typically 20-40 DSTs from over 25 different sponsor companies. Kay Properties team members collectively have over 340 years of real estate experience, have participated in over $39 billion of DST 1031 investments, and have helped over 2,270 investors purchase more than 9,100 DST investments nationwide.