Appreciated Property

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Appreciated Property

A property that has increased in value. Most property depreciates, and appreciated property is fairly rare. Real estate, however, is a major exception, and tends to appreciate over time.
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4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Long term homeowners with significantly appreciated properties are in for an unpleasant surprise when they retire.
Appreciation of the billions of dollars in commercial real estate owned by aging baby boomers has created huge demand for selling these highly appreciated properties to create cash flows through other sources, without the headaches associated with managing and owning a property.
The principal benefit of the UPREIT structure is that k permits real estate investors to defer built-in gains that would be recognized if appreciated properties were contributed directly to a REIT in exchange for its stock.