As Seen on Kiplinger.com: A Risk-Averse Approach to Real Estate Investing

A Risk-Averse Approach to Real Estate Investing

You can invest in income property in a decidedly defensive way. Here are four conservative strategies to minimize risk while you pursue income and appreciation from investment real estate. By Dwight Kay, CEO & Founder, Kay Properties & Investments, LLC  The highest profile professional real estate developers and investors are typically those who have won big or lost big — … Read More

How do I use a DST to replace the debt in a 1031 Exchange

By: Dwight Kay, CEO and Founder of Kay Properties and Investments and the Kay Properties team When doing your calculation on replacement value for a 1031 Exchange, don’t leave out an important part of the equation – replacement debt. One of the basic 1031 Exchange requirements necessary to qualify for a full tax deferral on capital gains taxes from the … Read More

As Seen on GlobeSt.com: Kay Properties Closes Record Deal Volume in 2020, Up 77%

View the article here. Kay Properties closed 2020 with a substantial increase in deal volume. Last year, the firm, which operates a 1031 exchange marketplace, completed $408 million in deals, a 77% increase from 2019 when deal volume totaled $230 million. While high net worth investors drove the activity, the firm also saw new investors from a wide range of disciplines. … Read More

How to guard against the pitfalls of financing used in DSTs

By Dwight Kay, CEO of Kay Properties and Investments and the Kay Properties Team Investors going into a DST investment are often laser focused on the property they are buying. Where is their money going – perhaps it’s an apartment complex in Dallas or a portfolio of dollar stores in the Midwest? Investors often “kick the tires” so to speak … Read More

As Seen on WeathManagement.com: An Alternative to Dividend Stocks? Real Estate Investments with Monthly Income Potential

View the press release here. Dividend-paying stocks and interest-bearing bonds aren’t the only ways to generate potential investment income. Real estate has the potential to meet that objective as well. In fact, income generation is a key reason why many people diversify their investment portfolios to include different types of real estate assets, be they commercial, net lease, self-storage, medical … Read More

Do DSTs work for a 1033 exchange due to eminent domain or involuntary conversion?

By Dwight Kay, CEO of Kay Properties and Investments and the Kay Properties Team Understanding the rules of a 1033 Exchange aka Involuntary Conversion DSTs provide replacement options for a property sold under eminent domain. Property owners initiating a 1031 Exchange often end up in that situation by choice after deciding to sell an investment property or business. But what happens … Read More

As Seen on Kiplinger.com: 4 Ways to Invest in Real Estate for Monthly Income

Owning your own home can be a good investment for a number of reasons, but it’s not the same as owning income properties, which have the potential to produce cash income on a regular monthly basis. Consider the range of potential ways to invest in real estate for income. Please view Kiplinger article here. By Dwight Kay, CEO & Founder, … Read More

Kay Properties Helps Family Complete $36 Million 1031 Exchange Amid COVID Pandemic

Kay Properties is proud to announce the successful completion of a family’s 36-million-dollar 1031 exchange diversified into 15 Delaware Statutory Trusts.  Chay Lapin commented, “At Kay Properties we have specialized in providing a far higher level of DST investing services than found at typical providers of DSTs. We specialize in DST investments thereby allowing us to provide full-service resources for … Read More

Five Steps to Construct a Diverse Real Estate Investment Portfolio

Dwight Kay Founder of Kay Properties recently published in National Real Estate Investor Magazine. Here are some guidelines on maximizing returns and minimizing risks when building your commercial real estate portfolio. Please view the article on NREI here.  Millions of Americans invest in alternative assets, including real estate. It’s an important step to diversify a portfolio with investments that don’t necessarily … Read More

Understanding the potential advantages of the 200% Rule in a 1031 exchange

By Dwight Kay, Founder & CEO; Betty Friant, Senior Vice President and The Kay Properties Team “Is that your final answer?” You may recognize the question made famous by the popular TV game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Choosing the right answer in this game gives you a shot at winning big money, while the wrong answer leaves … Read More