Real Estate

YWL provides comprehensive services for variety of real estate-related businesses and organizations. Our team of dedicated professionals has been specially trained and has thorough understanding of capital and operational issues that real estate companies face.

By matching our capabilities, deep experience and resources with your needs and challenges, YWL creates value in accounting and consulting services for the real estate industry. We provide tax compliance and consulting, financial audits, single audit, and consulting services to organizations in the public and private sectors.

Our longstanding relationships with entrepreneurs and institutions involved in all sectors of the real estate business include:

  • Top real estate investment advisers
  • Residential, commercial, and retail developers
  • Private equity real estate funds
  • REITs (real estate investment trusts)
  • Managers and operators
  • Hotel operators


  • Business tax compliance
  • International tax compliance and structuring
  • Partnership, LLC and S Corporation planning and structuring
  • Organizational structuring
  • Debt restructuring
  • Like–kind exchange analysis (1031)
  • Capital gains planning techniques
  • Cost segregation and depreciation planning
  • Tax credits, e.g., certified historical structure, low income housing, energy
  • Passive activity rules planning
  • Property tax mitigation and appeals
  • Estate and gift tax planning


  • Business valuations
  • Real estate valuations
  • Capital acquisition
  • Fair value analyses
  • GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) consulting
  • Expert testimony
  • Litigation support
  • Fraud investigation
  • Restructuring
  • Internal control evaluation
  • Affordable and low-income housing

Audit, Review, and Compilation of Financial Statements

  • Agreed-upon procedures

Special purpose statements

  • Fair Value financial statements
  • Common area audits for owners/operators
  • Forecasting and projections

Accounting and Financial Reporting

  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting including preparation of investor financial
  • Lender reporting
  • General ledger maintenance, invoice processing and bank reconciliations
  • Tracking individual investor capital accounts