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Submitted on August 2, 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, numerous factors dynamically contribute to the value, attractiveness, and desirability of properties. Among these factors, infrastructure development stands out as a crucial determinant with far-reaching implications.
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Submitted on July 11, 2023
A 1031 exchange in commercial real estate refers to a specific transaction structure allowed by the United States Internal Revenue Code to defer paying capital gains taxes. The name "1031" comes from Section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
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Submitted on June 13, 2023
Commercial and residential loans differ in a number of key ways, primarily in their purpose, underwriting criteria, repayment terms, and risk assessment.
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Submitted on May 16, 2023
Commercial Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) offer individual investors the opportunity to invest in large-scale, income-producing real estate properties without the need for significant capital or direct property ownership. By pooling funds from multiple investors, REITs acquire, manage, and finance commercial properties, generating income through rent and other means. While REITs provide several benefits, they also come with certain disadvantages that investors should consider before deciding to invest. This blog post outlines the pros and cons of investing in commercial real estate...
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Submitted on April 24, 2023
Investing in commercial real estate can be a wise choice for many reasons. First, commercial properties can provide a steady stream of passive income through rent payments from tenants. This can provide investors with a reliable source of cash flow, which can be reinvested or used to supplement other sources of income.
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Submitted on March 15, 2023
Unlike many other industries, real estate is a cyclical sort of business. Real estate agents cannot count on steady, uninterrupted growth, but must instead factor in the natural ebbs and flows of the market. Such changes have led many agents to seek to diversify their income streams by managing rentals, working as mortgage brokers or moonlighting as a property manager. Some agents even end up asking themselves, "Can you do both commercial and residential real estate?" 
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Submitted on February 15, 2023
Commercial real estate investing is a business approach with a lot of profitability and potential in the industry. Despite its volatility, the real estate market has always been a relatively secure investment option. Investing in commercial real estate is viable if you have the capital to invest and need a passive income.
Read More about Commercial Real Estate Investing for Beginners [Ultimate Guide]
Submitted on January 10, 2023
Residential real estate is an asset class with which many people have familiarity, and the financing that facilitates its purchase is so common that fluctuations in rates and other shifting market conditions make the evening news. Commercial real estate loans are another matter. Many unfamiliar with this kind of financing assume that it must function in a similar way to home loans since both secure real estate. However, that's not true. Commercial real estate loans' rates, amortization schedules, terms, penalties, and credit requirements all differ significantly from those used to...
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Submitted on December 19, 2022
Though the COVID-19 pandemic will likely go down in history as the cause of many deaths and much political instability, another one of its legacies has been rampant inflation that’s affected more than just energy costs and consumer goods. Rents have ballooned, sometimes doubling overnight. CBS 4 Denver reported how tenants in a Buena Vista, Colorado, apartment complex saw their rents increase exponentially, leading them to consider a class-action lawsuit. Meanwhile, KERO highlighted how Delano, California, is considering adding rent caps above and beyond the 10 percent required by The Golden...
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Submitted on November 21, 2022
Imagine that you have a wonderful idea for a business. You’ve drawn up a business plan, secured funding, and readied production. All you need to worry about now is leasing a building for a business, and you’ve discovered the perfect location. The price is right, the space is ideally situated, and it offers plenty of room for expansion. You start to sign the lease in the name of your incorporated venture, but the landlord has a request: You’ll also need to put your proverbial John Hancock to a personal guarantee. Or perhaps the landlord says you can’t sign in the name of your company at all....
Read More about Personal Guarantees: Signing Commercial Leases as an Individual


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