1031 Exchange Properties in Houston, Texas

1031 Exchange Properties Houston TexasIn Houston, Texas and surrounding communities a 1031 exchange is an Internal Revenue Service approved strategy to defer payment of federal capital gains and recaptured depreciation taxes when selling and replacing real property held for investment or for use by businesses in their trade.

The Certified Exchange Specialist on staff at Atlas 1031 Exchange has accommodated the needs of professional advisers and their individual and corporate, domestic and foreign clients since 2003. Accommodating 1031 exchanges is our sole focus with an office formally located on San Pedro Blvd. on the west side of Houston.

1031 Exchange Properties

All 1031 exchange properties have similar characteristics of intent and fact pattern that supports the intent. The intent is to hold the property as an investment or for use in a business or trade. The supporting facts include hold time, minimal personal use, how the property is reported on federal tax returns and if a rental property, whether it was rented or active in a rental pool. The 1031 exchange properties are either real, tangible or intangible personal property. Real property can be exchanged for any real estate.

A Partial List of 1031 Exchange Properties Includes:

  • Houston Convenience stores
  • Houston Land
  • Houston Commercial buildings and warehouses
  • Houston Gas stations
  • Houston Apartments
  • Houston Hotels and Motels
  • Houston Rental properties
  • Houston Conservation easements
  • Houston Communication towers

Individual investors, companies, hospitals, nonresident alien individuals and foreign corporations that hold real estate property for investment or in their business are eligible for an "interest free loan" through a 1031 tax deferred exchange. There are many types of exchanges including forward or delayed, simultaneous, reverse, build to suit property exchanges. Each follows 1031 exchange rules and requirements providing 1031 security and transparency.

Atlas 1031 Exchange administers each 1031 exchange, following prudent investment standards in qualified escrow accounts, holding exchange proceeds in non commingled interest bearing accounts. Each account is insured by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Multiple banks can be used to hold exchange proceeds. 

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