How Can the Deferred Sales Trust be Used to Fund Alternative Investments? Let’s take real estate, for example. Frequently a DST is established as a bail-out or a Plan ‘B’ for a seller who is pursuing a 1031 exchange. Industry statistics show that 20% to 30% of 1031 exchanges fail because a seller is unable to identify their upside property within 45 days and successfully close on the … [Read more...] about How Can the Deferred Sales Trust be Used to Fund Alternative Investments?
By Greg Reese, Principal, Reef Point, LLC - Trustee for the Deferred Sales Trust The Deferred Sales Trust is designed so that the proceeds of the sale of a business, real property or highly appreciated collectables can achieve tax deferred status. The original seller of the appreciated asset first sells the asset to the Trustee of the Trust, who then “re-sells” the property to the intended … [Read more...] about The Use of Alternative Investments within the Deferred Sales Trust