The Joys of Home Ownership: Balancing Financial Support and Tax Consequences with Real Estate Wealth Transfer Strategies


From aiding grandchildren to purchase their first homes, to empowering children or other loved ones to build their personal balance sheets through investing in residential real estate, there are many ways in which wealthy individuals may offer to help loved ones to achieve home ownership or favorable living arrangements. Each approach has tax implications, and determining the best approach will require consideration of a number of factors. This article by BDO explores some of the options that may be considered and identifies some of the tax implications that should be evaluated.

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