Local Real Estate Market and Tax-Deferral Strategies to be Discussed

September 2, 2010, Royersford, PA – 1031 CORP. announced the final program agenda and speakers for the 2010 Jersey Shore Real Estate Symposium on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, New Jersey.  The complimentary program is designed to provide real estate investors with an update on the real estate market in resort communities from Brigantine to Cape May.   The market updates will be presented by some of the most seasoned Shore REALTORS® and will include a look at the number of transactions, sale prices and sales trends as well as their insight on the state of the market today.  Real estate speakers to include Daniel Bowersock (Ferguson Dechert Real Estate, Inc., Avalon), Marie LePera (Prudential Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, Brigantine), Paula Hartman (Prudential Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, Margate), Joseph Sheppard (Prudential Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, Ocean City) and Paul “Z” Zografakis (RE/MAX of the Wildwoods & at the Shore, Wildwood).

The program will also include information on section 1031 exchanges presented by Margo McDonnell, CES® (1031 CORP.) and structured sales presented by Judy Wetzel, CFP® (Kades-Margolis Corporation), two tax deferral strategies that may be beneficial to investors when selling real estate.  Also included will be a discussion by Kate Logue (Citizens Bank) on the availability of financing for Shore real estate and what lenders are looking for and a review of New Jersey title and transfer issues by John Linnington (Title Company of Jersey).  A question and answer session with all speakers will follow the comprehensive program. 

“This is the sixth year that 1031 CORP. is offering this Symposium but we are especially excited about this year’s program.  The last few years have been tough for real estate investors and they continue to hear conflicting reports and numbers about the real estate market.  The current pricing coupled with historically low interest rates are creating opportunities investors never dreamed of just a few years ago.  Our Symposium is bringing together experts to provide an accurate look at what is happening at the Jersey Shore and clarify some of the misconceptions so investors can make informed decisions.” stated Margo McDonnell, CES®, President of 1031 CORP.  

Investors that wish to register can call 1.800.828.1031 or visit The Symposium begins promptly at 9:00 am following a breakfast buffet.

Serving as a nationwide qualified intermediary for 1031 tax-deferred exchanges since 1991, 1031 CORP. strives to provide a superior exchange experience for its customers and their advisors.  It provides its customers with enhanced security of funds, knowledgeable exchange professionals and a commitment to keep the exchange process simple for their customers and advisors.  Every member of the exchange team is a Certified Exchange Specialist® and has the experience and expertise to facilitate even the most complex exchange transaction, including reverse, improvement and personal property exchanges. 
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