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BDO Real Estate Monitor – Summer 2014 Newsletter

Topics Include: Top Risks for REITs in 2014 Hotels: Moving Into Buildings In-Store Leasing by Department Stores Reverse Mortgages – Borrower’s Death PErspective in Real Estate

BDO Real Estate Monitor – Spring 2014 Newsletter

Topics include: Subprime Home Loans – A New Chapter Buyers Dilemma – A Lack of Quality Assets PErspective in Real Estate A Low-Risk Real Estate Portfolio Green Lease Leaders Program: Recognition

BDO Real Estate Monitor – Winter 2014 Newsletter

Topics include: Storing Capital in an Asset Class Perks, Pitfalls of M-U Properties Ground Leases: Intermediate Rentals Impact of Tangible Property Regulations on Real Estate Companies PErspective in Real Estate

BDO Real Estate Monitor – Spring 2013 Newsletter

Topics include: Carried Interest and Real Estate Real Estate Easements: 14 Ways PErspective in Real Estate Using an Option as an Investment Tool Residential Wind Turbine Enjoined as Nuisance Non-Traded REITs: Regulatory Concerns    

US Tax Implications of Real Property Investments by Non-US Investors

US Tax Implications of Real Property Investments by Non-U.S. Investors Tax Impacts Bulletin, January 2013 By Masa Yamaguchi, CPA, International Tax Manager Overview The US real estate markets continue to see strong demand from foreign investors on the back of the notion that they offer attractive…

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Real Estate News Update: Portland Eliminates Residential Tax Exemption

Individuals Beware! On June 6, 2012, the Portland City Council amended its Code to remove the exemption allowed for individuals whose sole business activity is renting or leasing less than ten (10) residential real property dwelling units. This change is effective for tax years beginning…

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Real Estate Professional Qualification Flow-chart Test

Did you qualify as a Real Estate Professional this year? If you qualify as a Real Estate Professional, you may be able to classify a real property (RP) rental activity as a nonpassive activity and thus use any losses from that activity to offset other…

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Material Participation Flow-chart Test

Did you materially participate in that activity this year? If you materially participate in an activity you may be able to classify the activity as nonpassive and thus use any losses from that activity to offset other sources of taxable income. Generally, losses from passive…

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BDO Real Estate Monitor Winter 2010

The newsletter of the BDO Real Estate Industry Practice Topics include Residential Real Estate: Making Modifications Work CMBS: Special Servicers Securitization: Covered Bonds Leases: Subordination Clause Could Harm Tentants Legal View: Second Circuit Rejects Champerty Defense Migration: Major Shifts

BDO Real Estate Monitor Spring 2010

The newsletter of the BDO Real Estate Industry Practice Topics include Real Estate Workouts: Cash Flow Mortgages Leases: The Takeover Lease Mortgage Loans: Buying and selling Mortgages: Buyer Contingency Clauses Loans: Prepayment Penalty Upheld Metropolis: Five New Realites

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