10 Reasons We Like FedEx as a Tenant for DST 1031 Exchange Investments in 2022

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By Dwight Kay, Founder & CEO of Kay Properties & Investments Kay Properties & Investments is a fully integrated real estate investment firm that is expert at sourcing deals, closing acquisitions, and performing necessary due diligence/analysis on Delaware Statutory Trust properties for 1031 exchanges and direct-cash investments. While no one has a crystal ball and can predict the performance of any real estate asset, we are encouraged by one corporation that leases thousands of locations … Read More

Founder & CEO, Dwight Kay Featured on Forbes.com for Insight on Utilizing Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) Investments for Potential Passive Retirement Income

The founder & CEO of Kay Properties and Investments, Dwight Kay, was recently featured in an article on Forbes.com regarding the potential benefits and risks of DST 1031 investments. The media, 1031 exchange investors, CPAs, Attorneys, DST sponsor companies and other industry participants, often turn to Kay Properties for guidance regarding 1031 DST offerings, and Forbes.com is another example of this. Please enjoy the Forbes article here: Building A Passive Real Estate Portfolio For Retirement … Read More

As Seen on Kiplinger.com: Retirement Planning? Don’t Forget About Investment Real Estate

Investment properties have the potential to generate monthly income and appreciation as part of a diversified* portfolio. But you don’t have to be a hands-on landlord. You can make passive real estate investments and avoid the 3 a.m. calls about clogged toilets! by: Dwight Kay You’re planning ahead for retirement and determined to invest in a diversified basket of stocks, bonds, and alternative investments. Maybe you have no exposure to income properties now, or maybe … Read More

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 — they made their names taking oversized risks that in some cases paid off handsomely and … Read More

How do I use a DST for replacing the debt in a 1031 Exchange

Large Office buildings

Fractional Ownership of DSTs Creates more Options What happens if I don’t replace the full sale price? 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 … 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. “New investors who have discovered our marketplace, more specifically highly sophisticated real estate developers, institutions, … 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 looking at factors such as the location, occupancy, rental income and credit quality of the … 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 or multifamily. Many real estate investments are predictable and durable in their ability to generate … 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. However, a 1033 Exchange is used when the government steps in to acquire a property by exercising … Read More