Category: Delaware Statutory Trusts

Top 6 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs)

If you have read our article on Delaware Statutory Trusts and still have questions, the purpose of this article is to provide answers to any question you may have regarding investing in a DST. We will focus on the most frequently asked questions we have received from our clients in the past. However, we invite […]

The Seven (7) Deadly Sins of Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs)

If you are reading this, it’s probably because you have already reached the point where you understand that perhaps A DST or Delaware Statutory Trust may be an excellent vehicle to defer and possibly avoid the 4 taxes associated with the sale of real estate.  Not only do DSTs allow investors to earn hassle-free monthly […]

Delaware Statutory Trust Versus Tenant in Common: Which is Better?

If you are like most investors looking to defer the payment of taxes associated with the sale of real estate, then finding the best 1031 exchange strategy will be your utmost concern.  But as any 1031 practitioner knows, the exchange into another real replacement property doesn’t’ often go well.  When this happens or if the […]

Understanding Delaware Statutory Trusts: The Advantages and Disadvantages of DSTs

Investing in a DST property or properties is like any real estate investment.  It comes with its own risks and benefits. In this article, you will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of investing in a Delaware Statutory Trust. Pros of a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) 1. Diversification  Because the minimum investment in a DST […]

Delaware Statutory Trust Tax Treatment

When considering a Delaware Statutory Trust property for a 1031 exchange, it is important that you have solid idea on the potential tax treatment of DST properties. The IRS under Revenue Ruling 2004-86 blessed the Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) as “Like Kind” exchange property for the purposes of a 1031 exchange. This article gives a […]

Delaware Statutory Trust Versus Tenant in Common

Which Is A Better Investment? If you are like most real estate investors looking to defer the payment of capital gains taxes, then finding the best 1031 exchange strategy will be your utmost concern. For most investors thinking of doing a 1031 exchange, they are always faced with the option of exchanging into real property, […]

Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) Fees and Commissions

The Delaware Statutory Trust “Dirty Little Secret” If you’ve familiar with our book Financial Tales or any of our other writings on investing or real estate, you are aware that we sometimes issue a warning to the reader regarding what they are about to read.  This is one of those times.  We are clearly biased […]

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