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We help real estate investors with 1031 Exchanges

Providing expert 1031 Qualified Intermediary services to real estate investors since 1990



Taxpayers at all levels use Section 1031 exchanges to expand businesses and invest for the future,
positively impacting economic growth for all Americans.

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How do 1031 Exchanges work?

1031 exchanges can be very complicated if you don’t know the process click here to learn the ins-and-outs.

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What are the key rules?

Learn the most important things for exchangers to keep in mind while planning their exchange.

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What are the steps to an exchange?

Let us walk you through an exchange, step-by-step so that you know what to expect.

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Reverse Exchanges

A reverse exchange is a type of exchange for investors who wish to acquire a replacement property before they settle on their relinquished property.

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Improvement Exchanges

An improvement exchange is a type of exchange for investors who wish to have improvements completed on their replacement property before they acquire it using their exchange escrow funds.

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1031 Exchange Classes

We Teach Classes!

We teach classes about 1031 Exchanges!

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What People Are Saying

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We found your company very responsive. Bill spent alot of time explaining the details of the transaction. Could not have done better. 



Provided prompt, professional, patient, and friendly service to a 1031 newbie!! Excellent!!



I was completely impressed! I am a real estate agent and will certainly recommend you.

-Sylvia Miller

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Vacation Home Revenue Procedure 2008-16

Vacation Home Revenue Procedure 2008-16

Vacation Home Revenue Procedure by William Horan Safe Harbor for Vacation Home The IRS published Revenue Procedure 2008-16 for the purpose of providing a Safe Harbor under which the IRS will not challenge whether a dwelling unit with limited personal use qualifies as...

VA Conformity for 1031 Exchanges

The TCJA was enacted in December of 2017. Some states have not changed their ‘date of conformity’ to conform to the provisions of the federal Tax Cut and Jos Act (TCJA). Personal property can no longer be exchanged under federal law, 1031 exchanges are limited to real...

About Us

Since our founding in 1990, Realty Exchange Corporation’s sole mission is to provide qualified intermediary service to real property investors and their advisors for 1031 exchanges. 

William Horan is a Certified Exchange Specialist® (CES), the qualified intermediary industry’s prestigious designation. The CES® designation requires years of experience, testing, adherence to a code of ethics and on-going continuing education.

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Fax 703-754-0754

7400 Heritage Village Plaza, #102
Gainesville, VA 20155

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