The residential property development sector has experienced a high-level of activity across Australia, driven by low-interest rates and population growth.

A cyclical downturn is now occurring. RSM provides accounting, taxation and financial advisory services to clients operating in the Australian residential property industry.

Our experience in the residential property sector extends to some of Australia’s largest residential property builders, high-rise construction companies and estate agents.

Our team advises private and listed commercial real estate businesses on a wide spectrum of accounting issues including income recognition under AASB 15, pre-sale restructures, the establishment of tax-efficient legal structures, and financial modelling.

Our team devise and execute strategies and transactions that support corporate, government and not-for-profit clients to deliver their financial, operational and strategic objectives. We deliver a range of due diligence (technical and commercial), building compliance, asset management and environmental solutions to support investors in successfully executing transactions and managing their assets.



Image removed. Adam Crowley               
National Leader, Property and Construction

T: +61 2 8226 4500                
[email protected]

How can we help you?

Advisory services for the Residential Real Estate sector


  • GST including margin scheme
  • CGT withholding tax
  • Tax compliance including income recognition for long term contracts
  • Land tax, property vacancy taxes and stamp duty
  • Identifying potential target, deal management and deal structure for mergers & acquisitions
  • Transactional services and due diligence
  • Preparing a business for sale and managing sale process for business divestment
  • Valuations
  • Capital market support, including assistance with ASX listings and Investigating Accountant Reports (IERs) for capital raisings
  • Financial model preparation and financial model reviews
  • Financial reporting and advice
  • Financial statement audits
  • Regulatory technical advice
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • External CFO services and in-house accounting function
  • Advisory Services to Owners/Management including Cashflow analysis (Estate Master)
  • Provision of Payroll Service administration