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1031 Exchange

Enjoy all the real estate investment gains, without any of the pains.

Preserve profit and build wealth through tax deferred exchange.

For more than 60 years, we've handled all kinds of real-estate and business transactions. We know that effectively managing the tax liability associated with a sale, can have a significant impact on your returns. 

If you’re planning to sell an investment or business property, you may be able to defer your taxes with Northern 1031 Exchange. *Contact our 1031 Exchange Specialist now to investigate your tax deferred options, improve your cash flow and grow and consolidate your portfolio. 

We make the process easier and more secure.

Northern 1031 Exchange has the expertise and resources to streamline your exchange and provide the necessary security of funds. As an operating subsidiary of Northern Bank, Northern 1031 Exchange is subject to supervision and regulation by the FDIC and Massachusetts Division of Banks. We are licensed and regulated, so you can be confident your funds are safe and protected. 

We’re here to:

  • Make expert recommendations based on your goals
  • Act as your Qualified Intermediary (QI) — an IRS requirement
  • Manage all required procedures and documentation
  • Handle the entire, complex 1031 Exchange process


Dedicated exchange specialist

who will simplify the exchange process

Calculated estimate of the funds

you might see through the exchange process

Regular updates on the latest changes

or nuances in the world of 1031 Exchange


Commercial Real Estate

With our commercial exchange services, we help structure the exchange, provide guidance on partnership division and other complicated ownership structures.

Residential Real Estate

With residential real estate, we assist clients and determine the right exchange for them. Forward, reverse and improvement exchanges are all options for each client and we help them exchange for a property just right for their needs.

Vacation Rentals

With vacation rentals, we provide guidance on the IRS safe harbor to ensure a clean and unquestioned exchange, ensuring our clients understand the requirements for holding and renting vacation homes.

Introduction to 1031 Exchange

As an investor, you can’t always predict what the real estate market will do or what opportunities will arise, but when they do, you need to have the cash flow available to meet your investment goals. A Northern 1031 Exchange enables you to expand or diversify your portfolio while deferring your taxable gains and increasing your return on investment. 

Franchise Owner, Dunkin'

The biggest benefit of using Northern Bank to handle our 1031 Exchange was that they really helped guide us through the complex process. They made sure we met our tight timelines and made it all seamless for us. The personal attention and communication were phenomenal.

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Meet the Northern 1031 Exchange Team