One of the most common reasons 1031 exchanges fail is because of issues relating to the acquisition of suitable replacement property. What if I can’t find suitable replacement property for my 1031 exchange in time? What if my selections fall through after the 45 days? Can I change my identifications? We get questions like this all the time. With the proper precautions, these risks are easily avoidable and TIC properties and Delaware Statutory Trusts can be a useful tool to help protect from the risk of paying the tax. If you’re not sure what a TIC or DST is there’s an overview on each at the bottom of this article. When exchanges fail (about 15% of them do), it’s often due to issues with finding/acquiring replacement property. In this article we review some of the most common and how to avoid them.