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Quinn Morris

Senior Acquisitions Associate, Ocean Block Capital

The 1031 Exchange

A 1031 Exchange is a Real Estate investing mechanism that allows investors to swap out one investment property for another, while simultaneously avoiding taxes on capital gains from the transaction. If used correctly, a 1031 exchange can improve an investor’s cash flows from long term investment properties. 


It could well be a solution for those owning a low income producing, or Zero-Cash-Flow property, and swapping out for a higher income producing, or profitable one.


What is a 1031 Exchange and Why is it Useful?