MILWAUKEE – Quest CE, trusted provider of compliance training and tracking technology solutions, today announced the addition of the new Firm Element course, “Conservation Easements & Opportunity Zones,” to its e-learning catalog.

This course will cover how 1031 exchanges can be used as a tool by real estate investors to delay paying taxes. This will include topics such as qualified intermediaries, depreciation, like-kind exchanges, tenancy-in-common property exchanges, 721 exchanges, and more. The course will also focus on conservation easements, which is a way to create tax deductions on real estate that’s currently owned. We will discuss qualified conservation contribution, drafting considerations, federal income tax deductions, and securitized transactions, among other things.

Course Topics Include:

  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Depreciation and 1031 Exchanges
  • 721 Exchange
  • Conservation Easement
  • Securitized Transactions
  • Valuation Process
  • Federal Estate Tax Planning
  • Qualified Opportunity Zones

For questions regarding this or other Firm Element courses, please contact us here. To view Quest CE’s Firm Element course catalog, click here.


About Quest CE

For over thirty-five years, Quest CE has been a trusted provider of compliance training and tracking solutions to the financial services industry. In partnering with more than 2,400 leading insurance carriers, broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, and other financial institutions, Quest CE offers a full suite of proprietary technology solutions while delivering an unmatched level of customer service.

Through the delivery of advanced custom solutions, Quest CE honors its mission to empower financial institutions with easy-to-use technology that simplifies their compliance and continuing education programs. For more information on Quest CE, visit