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Introduction to real estate investments

Every year, more global investors enter the U.S. real estate market. It’s a popular destination among international investors because of its stability, high returns, and favor toward foreign investors. Investing in a new market can be risky and complicated. But don’t worry, because the team at H&CO has thirty years of experience working with foreign investors.

Our global professionals are experts at developing and implementing international tax and financial solutions that address the unique challenges of global investors.

We’ve dedicated this section of our website to the most significant issues that global real estate investors face as they dive into the U.S. market. We will continue to update this section to help you with your real estate international tax compliance.

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Buying real estate in the U.S.


Finding real estate investment properties

Partners of H&CO invest heavily in real estate, and we truly believe it to be one of the best investments that you can make. Many wealthy people invest in real estate, and they have grown their wealth because of their real estate investments. There is associated risk with any investment, and real estate investment is no exception. You can make or lose money in real estate, but in the long run, real estate investment is a stable investment with limited risk. Here are some guides and answers to common questions when investing in real estate.

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Operating a real estate property in the U.S.


What is a property landlord?

The landlord is an individual or a corporation or an institution who rents out a real estate property to an individual or a business who is called the tenant.

What is a property tenant?

The tenant is an individual or a corporation or an institution who occupies the real estate property rented from the landlord.

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6. Selling the real estate investment
7. Taxation of capital gain from the sale of U.S. real estate
8. FIRPTA withholding
9. 1031 exchange
10. Treaty protection from taxation of U.S. real estate investments


11. Current Events



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