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What is a Sponsor? [Definition]

A “Sponsor" is "any person who divides a single interest in the Property into multiple co-ownership interests for the purpose of offering those interests for sale" (Revenue Procedure 2002-22, section 4). Sponsors are typically Real Estate companies that research and acquire properties, arrange financing, organize management, and structure ownerships interests for sale to investors.

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