ARTICLES BY ANDY GUSTAFSON
Mineral Interests and 1031 Exchange By: 04/16/2012 @ 9:14am

In most transactions for the sale of real property, capital gains taxes are levied on any realized gain as a result of the sale. One way to defer the payment of capital gains taxes is to enter into a…

1031 Farmland for Primary Residence By: 11/13/2011 @ 11:00pm

With the recent increases in farmland values and drop in real estate prices, some smart landowners might consider selling their farm and purchasing a new home. What are the tax implications of these…

Tax Implications of Selling Top Breeding Bull By: 11/13/2011 @ 11:00pm

After reading Jeanne Marie Laskas great article “Breeding the Perfect Bull” published in the Smithsonian Magazine, I wondered whether a 1031 tax deferred exchange would make sense when selling prize Red…

Why is farmland a good investment? By: 10/31/2011 @ 11:13am

A recent United States Department of Agriculture report provides insight into the rise in “the value of all land and buildings on farms that averaged $2,350 per acre in 2011, up 6.8 percent from 2010.” As…

Selling land? Here are 3 issues to consider By: 08/12/2011 @ 12:58pm

In a number of areas throughout the US, farmland is in high demand. Though the majority of interest is from farmers, investors are looking to farmland to diversify their holdings. Standard & Poor's…

Land sale showcases 2 types of bidders By: 08/09/2011 @ 11:00pm

Atlas 1031’s Andy Gustafson attended a farmland auction held by Schrader Auctions and shares his insights into the bidding process. He learned there are two types of bidders simultaneously accessing the…

1031 Exchange Bidder Insights By: 07/21/2011 @ 11:00pm

The bidder’s position in the1031 exchange cycle is one of the major factors affecting their bids behavior. Timing of the auction in relation to the 45th calendar day post old property closing can influence…

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