Back to the Basics: How to Invest In Uncertain Times

By: Matt McFarland, Vice President at Kay Properties and Investments  All investors know and understand that the economy goes through periods of expansion and contraction.  The real estate markets behave and exist in cycles – years of growth followed by years of regression.  Over the last 10 years, the United States has experienced phenomenal growth when it comes to real … Read More

The State of Multifamily Real Estate, 2021

The State of Multifamily Real Estate, 2021 The pandemic has taken its toll on the US economy over the past year rendering millions of Americans out of work. Renters across the country are not able to keep up with their rent payments due to pandemic related unemployment. “According to the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, as of late December, more … Read More

Looking for DST Properties for Sale? Why A Comprehensive 1031 DST Marketplace is Imperative for 1031 Exchange Investors

By: Orrin Barrow, Vice President, Kay Properties and Investments, LLC Many investors that are looking for DST properties for sale for their 1031 exchanges find the comprehensive Kay Properties marketplace platform at www.kpi1031.com very helpful. The Kay marketplace typically features 20 to 40 DST offerings and 25+ DST sponsor companies for investors to choose from. Along with the www.kpi1031.com platform providing access … Read More

What You Need to Know About 1031 Exchanges

By Matthew McFarland, Associate, Kay Properties & Investments If you’re a serious investor, you need to know about the IRS Code Section 1031—this section of the IRS code is commonly referred to as “the 1031 Exchange.” The 1031 Exchange allows investors to defer taxes through the exchange of investment property for investment property, or “like for like.” Recently enacted tax … Read More

11 Reasons We Like Chicago, IL

1. Chicago is the third largest city in the United States with a population of nearly 3 million people1 and a larger metropolitan area population of over 7 million people 6 2. Chicago headquarters many Fortune 500 companies, including Boeing, Motorola Solutions, Archer Daniels Midland, United Continental Holdings, Exelon, AbbVie, LKQ, Conagra Brands, Old Republic International and more. 4 3. … Read More