DST as a Cash Investment Vehicle

Many of our clients have purchased DST properties as purely discretionary cash investments, even though they are not in a 1031 exchange. The reasons why investors will do this are many. Two of the main reasons that we will see are: Clients that have exchanged with us into DST 1031 properties over the years will purchase DST properties as a … Read More

Why You Should Consider All-Cash/Debt-Free DST Properties for Your 1031 Exchange

No risk of a lender foreclosure…. Ever. No refinancing risk. Flexibility to hold through any potential market downturns, credit crunches, recessions and/or depressions. Provides 1031 investors the ability to diversify a portion of their exchange dollars into an all-cash/debt-free property in an effort to lower potential risk. Eliminates the risk of taking on equal or greater debt in future 1031 … Read More

DST 1031 Mystery Shopper

At Kay Properties and Investments, we are different in that we strive to mystery shop every DST property that we have clients invest in. A novel thought right? Visit real estate as part of your due diligence. This level of boots on the ground review of the property and its neighborhood is unheard of in the DST industry. No other … Read More

Delaware Statutory Trust Properties – Illiquidity and Exit Strategies

First off, it is important to note first and foremost that DST 1031 properties are real estate, and like all other types of real estate they are inherently illiquid. You are not buying shares of stock listed on a public exchange that you can sell in 10 seconds by logging into your online brokerage account. This is a fractional beneficial … Read More

Why Do 1031 Investors Choose DST Properties Over Traditional NNN Properties?

Many clients that have been interested in doing a 1031 exchange into a NNN property find the DST 1031 property particularly attractive. These same clients often think that the only way for them to become passive owners of real estate is to purchase a NNN leased property; however, they often are very skeptical about placing such a large amount of … Read More

The Case for Class B Apartments. Class A Buyers Beware.

Overall, the Class B segment of the multifamily apartment market has outperformed the Class A segment in the past several years; and that trend is forecast to continue. While new supply is greatly affecting the Class A apartment market with rent concessions, it is not having a material effect on the class B sector where we are focused. Although we … Read More

12 Reasons Why You Should Consider All-Cash/Debt-Free DST Properties For Your 1031 Exchange

No risk of a lender foreclosure. … Ever. No re-financing risk. Flexibility to hold through any potential market downturns, credit crunches, recessions and/or depressions. Provides 1031 investors the ability to diversify a portion of their exchange dollars into an all-cash/debt-free property in an effort to lower potential risk. Oftentimes, an all-cash/debt-free DST can have a higher projected cash flow than … Read More

What is a DST 1031 Property?

By: Dwight Kay, Founder – Kay Properties and Investments, LLC A DST stands for Delaware Statutory Trust and is an entity that is used to hold title to investment real estate. In some ways, this is similar to how a limited liability company or an LLC can hold title to real estate however, unlike an LLC, a property structured DST … Read More

DST 1031 Properties – The Basics

By Dwight Kay A Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) is an entity that is used to hold title to investment real estate. In some ways, this is similar to how a Limited Liability Company (LLC) can hold title to real estate; however, unlike an LLC, a DST 1031 property will qualify as “like kind” exchange replacement property for a 1031 exchange. … Read More