Founder at Investment.net, VA.org, Independence.org
Paul Taylor is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in the alternative investment industry. He has served around 20,000 satisfied investors with the help of more than 25 partners. Paul has established himself as a hub for lead generation of alternative investment products, focusing on 1031 exchanges, DSTs, and triple net properties. He has built a referral network for alternative and real estate professionals seeking to expand their client and investor base.
After completing his MBA, Paul began his career as a real estate broker. He quickly realized his passion for contributing to society, community, and nation by helping investors grow their wealth. He has transformed multiple premium domains, including VA.org, Election.org, and Investment.net, into sustainable business spaces that generate opportunities and help clients realize their financial and socio-economic goals.
Syndicated Real Estate: Paul has been in the 1031 exchange business since 2002, after a tax code change that started a fractional real estate business and allowed real estate investors to exchange into syndicated real estate to satisfy their 1031 exchange. Paul was previously licensed as Series 7,24,63, specializing in securitized fractional real estate. Although non-licensed since 2006, he continues to provide valuable advice and referrals to his clients.
Accredited Investor Lead Generation: Paul has generated investor referrals online since 2002, specializing in 1031 exchange professionals. He started by generating leads for himself, then had other registered reps working for him, and then hung his licenses up and provided leads behind the scenes to some of the largest Sponsors & Reps in the 1031 industry.
Domain Specialist: Paul has been a domain investor since 2000. Both Investment and Independence Projects have a strategic portfolio of digital real estate to develop their business. Paul is also experienced with traffic domains and drop-catching.
Commercial Real Estate Brokers: Paul has provided 1031 exchange referrals for NNN brokers since 1992.
Lending: In 1994-199, Paul started a finance conduit for Manufactured housing community owners to originate and service loans in their community. Prior to that, he was a commercial mortgage banker w/ HUD Apartment loans.
Travel: Paul has traveled to over 80 countries and hitchhiked 5000 miles solo in Africa.
Adventure: Paul enjoys kitesurfing, wing-foiling, windsurfing, skiing/snowboarding, and catamaran sailing.