1031 exchange is the greatest wealth building tool still available to investment property owners

Tax deferred exchanges have been a part of the Internal Revenue Code for almost 100 years. Not surprisingly, the volume of IRC Section 1031 exchanges has grown exponentially since the concept of allowing a 180 day exchange period was approved in 1984.

Read on to see how you can benefit from selling one highly appreciated investment property and replacing it with one or more properties anywhere in the country.

1031 Exchanging Tutorials

What are the benefits of 1031 exchanging?

A 1031 exchange essentially allows you to move your property's cost basis for tax purposes from one qualifying property to another while deferring your capital gain taxes. This means that your buying power is dramatically improved thus increasing the earning potential from your new property.

Deferral of capital gain and depreciation recapture taxes


Exchanging for better circumstances or better properties


Exchanging for multiple properties and diversification


Explore the Smart Way to 1031 exchange

To ensure that you have a seamless tax deferred exchange always insist that you are partnered with an experienced real estate professional and an accomplished Qualified Intermediary like Fyntex.

Follow these steps for a successful 1031 exchange

The 1031 Exchange Process

  • 01

    Plan First

    Always plan your exchange first to streamline the process.

  • 02

    Select Intermediary

    Select the Faciltator to hold your funds during the exchange.

  • 03

    Sell Relinquished

    Execute your exchange documents and close on the sale of your Relinquished Property.

  • 04

    ID New Property

    Within 45 days identify your candidate Replacement Properties.

  • 05

    Buy Replacement

    Acquire Replacement Property within 180 days and report the exchange on your tax return.

State of the Art in 1031 Processing

Introduction to Fyntex exchange facilitation

We've partnered with Fyntex, one of the industry's leading 1031 exchange facilitators. Their advisory services and processing platform provides property owners with a completely customized white glove Exchanger experience.

Fast secure documents

Often, time is of the essence in getting your exchange started. Fyntex can take your exchange from planning to documents in minutes, not days.

24/7 Exchanger visibility

1031 Exchangers are provided with 24/7 access to their encrypted exchange documents, 1031 funds status, and a secure messaging center.

Unsurpassed funds security

Fyntex only uses Qualified Escrow Acounts so that your 1031 funds will never move without your authorization and that of a bank officer.

Complete data security

Fyntex has developed the best end to end processing solution in the industry that delivers the ultimate in Exchanger visibility and security.

Tax Deferred Exchange Information

1031 Exchange Tutorials

1031 Exchange Math Made Easy

It is important to understand how the math associated with a 1031 exchange can impact your ownership. A completed 1031 exchange not only defers capital gain and depreciation recapture taxes, it also dramatically increases your buying power as well.


When considering a Replacement Property you need to know how much property value to acquire to successfully defer your capital gain and depreciation recapture taxes. To assist you, this nearby wizard will help you determine your ideal net purchase price, cash downpayment and the amount of debt you'll need to have a toally tax deferred transaction.


The calculator is not intended to be relied upon for the purposes of making a decision in relation to any 1031 exchange oriented property investment. The results generated by you when you use the calculator should not be taken to be financial or tax advice. You should consider seeking advice from a legal or tax adviser before making any investment decision. The figures are based on assumptions and are general illustrations only. They are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice.

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