Cris Anderson, Esq (1031 Exchange Specialist) (1031 Exchanges with Asset Preservation, Inc.)
WSBA #8228

1420 Fifth Ave., Suite 440

Seattle , WA 98101

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Understanding all your options is the key in making good investment choices. While I cannot be your legal and/or tax advisor, I will give you the knowledge to make sound investment decisions.

Get to know Cris Anderson

Since 1990, Asset Preservation, Inc. has completed over 140,000 exchanges.  We provide the most comprehensive security of funds measures in the industry, as well as extensive experience and expertise in all facets of exchanging.  We are corporate America's choice for 1031 exchanges.

Cris Anderson, Esq. is the Northwest Division Manager for Asset Preservation, Inc., a Qualified Intermediary for 1031 exchanges, in Washington, Oregon, Montana and Alaska.



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Cris Anderson is an attorney, is a native to the Northwest and has over 35 years experience in the real estate industry, real estate law, escrow closings and tax deferred exchanges.  For the past 15 years, he has been a Division Manager for Asset Preservation, Inc., a subsidiary of Stewart Title Company and a leading national IRC §1031 "Qualified Intermediary" that is efficiently handling exchanges in every state in the nation, as well as the American Virgin Islands, Guam and the North Mariana Islands. Education B.A., Education, University of Montana (1974) J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law (1977) Washington State Bar Association (1978) Professional Engagements Washington State Commercial Association of REALTORS®, Washington State CCIM Chapter, Commercial Brokers Association of Washington, the Idaho Association of REALTORS®, Seattle-King County Association of REALTORS®, State of Montana Board of Realty Regulation, Montana Association of REALTORS®, National Association of Professional Mortgage Women (NAPMW), Escrow Association of Washington, Oregon Escrow Council, Lorman Education Services, Washington State Bar Association, Montana Bar Association, Oregon State Bar Association, Spokane Falls Community College, University of Montana School of Law and contribution of articles to the NWReporter, Premier Living, and the Seattle Times. Awards & Recognition

2007 Instructor of the Year, Seattle-King County Association of REALTORS®

Professional Involvement Member, Washington State Bar Association Member, Thurston County Bar Association Affiliate Member, Commercial Brokers Association of Washington Member, Federation of Exchange Accommodators


Articles & Publications

Tax Deferred Exchange of Real Estate – Protecting Your Client’s Interests, Taxation Law, published by the Taxation law Section of the Washington State Bar Association, 2001  (co-authored with Don Leadroot of Asset Preservation, Inc.)IRS Steers Trend in 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges, NWReporter, June 2002Ask the Experts by columnist Elizabeth Rhodes, The Seattle Times, October 2002IRS Further Clarifies Principal Residence Rules, NWReporter, February 2003New Tax Bill Affects Exchanges:  Five Year Combined Hold Period Required to Exclude Gain Under IRC Section 121, NWReporter, May 2005Converting a Residence to a Rental, NWReporter, May 2005New Tax Bill Affects Exchanges, NWReporter, May 2005Converting a residence to a rental can save taxes, The Olympian, 20051031 Exchange:  How to maximize your real estate investment dollars, Premier Living - Summer 2006 (authored by Sonja Riveland)Connecting the Dots:  Section 1031 Exchanges and Tax Ownership, Taxation Law, Spring 2007, published by the Taxation Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association (co-authored with Jon Christiansen of Asset Preservation, Inc.)Connecting the Dots, Commercial Real Estate INSIDER, Winter 2007 (co-authored with Jon Christiansen of Asset Preservation, Inc.)Vacation Home Guidance, NWReporter, March 2008What To Do About Expenses in a 1031 Exchange?, Commercial Real Estate INSIDER, Spring 2008 (co-authored with Jon Christiansen of Asset Preservation, Inc.)

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