Real Estate


Real estate is an exciting business. Given volatile interest rates, geographic considerations, changing market conditions, and tax implications, it can also be a risky business. Therefore experienced real estate accounting advice and proper planning are essential to our offering. This allows us to successfully serve the needs of many commercial and residential developers. However, we also help real estate investors with their efforts to maintain sound portfolios.

Real Estate Accounting Expertise

Windes provides real-world solutions and superior technical expertise to real estate developers, investors, rental companies, management companies, and realty associations. In order to achieve this, our real estate accounting partners are active members of various industry organizations. As a result, they are able to keep abreast of the latest trends. It also allows them to provide timely and directed real estate accounting advice to clients. Their specialized real estate experience supplements the traditional accounting, assurance, tax, and consulting services we offer. For example, we often assist with complex financing solutions.  Our clients can tap into this expertise to acquire the right opportunities and build successful companies.

Real Estate Accounting Services Provided

  • 1031 tax-free exchanges
  • Acquiring real property
  • Attestation engagements: examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures
  • Cash flow and budgeting analysis
  • Corporate entity structure: tax and liability protection
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Employee benefit services
  • Financial forecasts and projections for leases, acquisitions, and dispositions
  • Financial statements: audits, reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures
  • Financing analysis
  • Internal control attest and assurance procedures
  • Involuntary conversions
  • Passive activity rules
  • Projections and forecasts for leases, acquisitions, and dispositions
  • Property tax issues
  • Sale and lease-backs
  • State and local tax consulting
  • Foreign ownership
  • Mortgage financing
  • Real estate tax planning and consulting

For more information, please contact:

Donald L. Allen, CPA
Robert M. Corbin, CPA, MST, CGMA
James A. Cordova, CPA, MST
Scott Dionne, CPA
Edward A. Fazio, CPA, MST, CM&AA
Jeffrey S. Fields, CPA, MST
R. Lee Haight, CPA, CGMA
Robert B. Henderson II, CPA, MST, CEPA
Robin K. Massingale, CPA, MST
Thomas F. Monaghan, CPA, MST, TEP
Guy A. Nicio, CPA, MST
Jeffrey H. Parsell, CPA
Christy E. Woods, CPA, MST

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