Real Estate Practice

Less Concerns, More Growth

We understand that maximizing your operating income and asset values are ongoing concerns. To help quelch your worries, we offer a broad range of accounting and business services to provide you with quality information to allow you, your stakeholders, your investors, and others to make smart business decisions.

Your SSF Real Estate team has decades of experience with a variety of backgrounds to address your challenges and assist you to make informed decisions to avoid risk, identify opportunities, and understand the future financial impact to your business.

Proud Members of:

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Outmaneuver Your Accounting and Operational Challenges

Whether you own one rental property, operate a real estate agency or manage vast commercial holdings in multiple states, we can help you reach your goals.

The right approach to meet your needs:  

  • Decision Analysis for Commercial Real Estate Investment
  • Space Acquisition Analysis
  • Comparative Lease Analysis and Valuing Leasehold Interests
  • Special Considerations for Cost of Occupancy
  • Lease Versus Own Analysis
  • Lease Exit Strategies
  • Sale-Leaseback Transactions Analysis
  • Interest-Based Negotiations
  • Section 1031 Like Kind Exchanges
  • Real Estate Valuations
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investor vs. Dealer Status
  • Passive Activity Loss Rules
  • Real Estate Professional Rules
  • Tax Consequences of Real Estate
  • Foreclosure and Short Sales
  • Sustainability Tax Deductions and Credits

Real Estate Insights

  • Drop and Swaps

Good News for Drop and Swaps

The Appeal of Sharon Mitchell: Good News for Drop and Swaps – Finally!Over my 39‑year career advising real estate clients on Section 1031 exchanges, I have never encountered a more common (nor more frustrating) question than [...]

  • Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones: Reaping the Rewards of Raw Land Investments

With the generous tax incentives now available to taxpayers investing capital gains in Opportunity Zones, real estate focused businesses and investors should consider immediate action. The opportunity for long-term tax benefits combined with potentially significant [...]

Real Estate Practice Leadership

Tim Tikalsky
Tim TikalskyReal Estate Practice Leader
Email Tim
(925) 271-8700
Anna Baker
Anna BakerTax Manager
Email Anna
(408) 776-8900
Jeff Curtis
Jeff CurtisTax Manager
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(925) 271-8700
William R. Norwalk
William R. NorwalkTax Partner
Email Bill
(925) 271-8700
Gary R. Price
Gary R. PriceTax Principal
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(408) 286-7780
John Slater
John SlaterTax Principal
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(559) 437-0700
Carolyn Sillin
Carolyn SillinTax Manager
Email Carolyn
(925) 271-8700
Santos Solano
Santos SolanoTax Partner
Email Santos
(408) 286-7780