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 correlate with the stock or bond markets. Here are five tips to help construct a … Read More

How to Identify a 1031 Exchange with the 200% Rule

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 you with nothing. Investors conducting a 1031 Exchange face a similar make or break decision … Read More

How to Build a Diversified Real Estate Investment Portfolio

As Seen on Kiplinger Having a diversified* commercial and multifamily real estate portfolio is important to potentially reduce risk and create multiple opportunities for potential income and appreciation. Diversification is even more important in tumultuous times like these. Here’s a look at how to build a diverse real estate investment portfolio. Please view Kiplinger article here. By Dwight Kay, CEO & Founder, Kay Properties & Investments, LLC  Recent survey research by National Real Estate Investor magazine indicates … Read More

1031 Exchange Coming Up? Know the Options Before You Reinvest

By Dwight Kay, Founder and CEO at Kay Properties & Investments, LLC Please view article here.  If you have a 1031 exchange coming up, you have multiple choices to reinvest the proceeds from your sale. That’s a good thing, because coming out of your prior investment, maybe you’re tired of the three Ts — tenants, toilets and trash — and you’d rather leave the day-to-day property management to others.  A 1031 exchange (also known as … Read More

As Seen on Considering Real Estate? Know the ABCs of DSTs, TICs and 1031s

Having commercial and multifamily real estate in your investment portfolio provides diversification*, and can potentially generate income and help you build wealth. Before diving in, consider the range of ownership structures and the potential tax advantages of real estate investing. Please view Kiplinger article here. By Dwight Kay, CEO & Founder, Kay Properties & Investments, LLC  Investment real estate is the largest asset class in the U.S. behind the equity and bond markets. Millions of … Read More

Before You Do a 1031 Exchange, Consider These 4 Alternative Investment Options

As Seen on Kiplinger 1031 exchange investors have multiple choices – not just direct ownership of an income property. By Dwight Kay, Founder and CEO, Kay Properties & Investments, LLC    One of the most attractive real estate tax benefits available in the U.S. is the like-kind exchange, which is governed by Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. About one-third of all commercial and multifamily property sales in the U.S. involve a like-kind exchange, … Read More

As Seen on Before You Invest in ‘Crowdfunded’ Real Estate, Consider the Tax Implications

Many syndicated real estate investments miss out on a major tax benefit, but there are some ways to do your deal that avoid that issue. By Dwight Kay, CEO & Founder, Kay Properties & Investments, LLC  The rise in online real estate investing in recent years has been remarkable. As the global consulting firm EY estimates, the online real estate investing market worldwide is expected to be $8.3 billion in 2020, with no sign of … Read More

Kay Properties Online Real Estate Marketplace Platform

By Dwight Kay, CEO and Founder, Kay Properties and Investments, LLC and Chay Lapin, Senior Vice President, Kay Properties and Investments, LLC At Kay Properties we have created an online real estate platform and marketplace at that provides investors the opportunity to explore various 1031 exchange investment opportunities across the entire country and across multiple real estate asset classes. More importantly, we have created an extensive real estate and 1031 exchange educational platform. Over … Read More

Founder, Dwight Kay Featured on For Insight on the 1031 Exchange and DST Investment Industries

The founder of Kay Properties and Investments, Dwight Kay, was recently featured in an article on 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 is another example of this. Please enjoy the Forbes article here: A Better Way To Co-Invest In Real Estate: DSTs And … Read More