A recently closed transaction is a textbook example of how and why 1031 exchanges are powering an already healthy multifamily market and pushing Orange County into record territory, Colliers International executives tell GlobeSt.com.

But, while values have risen to record levels, investors—who have to pay as much a 40 percent in capital-gains taxes on their investment properties if they sell them outright and pocket the profits—have an alternative, Colliers International’s SVP Patrick Swanson and associate Brenden Felix say.

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