How much tax do you pay when you sell a rental property? How home valuation and depreciation factor into taxes when selling investment property. Q: My father in law is selling a duplex he rented out for about 10 years. The sale price is going to be around $300,000. His accountant says that he should [...]
How long do you need to keep a property purchased with a 1031 exchange? Timing is everything when navigating this type of sale. Q: Several years ago you gave me valuable information on a 1031 exchange. Now I need information on how long I have to keep the properties I purchased with my 1031 exchange [...]
How to sell your 1031 exchange inheritance in order to avoid complications with taxes after the sale. Q: I have inherited a 1/3 interest in a property that is part of a 1031 exchange. The total value of the property is being split between 3 heirs and is worth about $150,000. Is there any way [...]
Will a 1031 Exchange help avoid capital gains tax on an inherited home? When you inherit a home and use it as a rental property, you could face major tax implications when it comes time to sell unless you use a 1031 exchange. Q: My mother who was very ill and on Social Security sold [...]
When you sell a rental property and want to avoid high capital gains taxes, a 1031 exchange could help you limit your tax liability. Q: We are going to sell a townhouse in a desirable area of town that we have owned for about 25 years. We rented it to tenants during that entire time [...]
When selling a rental home, understand the tax implications of selling the rental home and the 1031 exchange rules if you buy a new home. Q: I was wondering if you would be so kind and clarify something for me. I have a rental home that I have rented out for the past 18 months. [...]
Investing the profits from one real estate property into another purchase requires the use of a 1031 exchange. A 1031 exchange allows you to defer any capital gains tax owed on profits you earned from selling the first real estate property when you invest the profits into another real estate purchase. There are very specific rules, but if you follow them correctly, the 1031 exchange allows you to defer taxes from the profits from the first piece of real estate as long you own your new real estate.