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How to Own A Hotel – 12 Tips for Explosive Success

February 11, 2019

Many investors who become hotel owners delegate day-to-day management tasks to a general manager. Instead, the owner directs operational, financial and marketing strategy, perhaps developing a new brand name or controlling a group of franchises. In this article, we’ll discuss how to become a hotel owner and succeed. Owning a hotel or owning a hotel […]

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Mixed-Use Development – 7 Brilliant Ideas

February 10, 2019

To begin with, mixed use development is constantly evolving to meet the latest challenges of urban and suburban neighborhoods.  Oftentimes, a mixed use property must solve a unique problem that calls for an innovative idea.  This idea should set the property apart.  Especially in urban environments, tenants want to live, work and play locally.  This […]

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Life of a Hotel Owner: Responsibilities, Benefits & More

February 7, 2019

When investors decide to purchase a private or franchise hotel, they are making more than just a financial commitment.  As a hotel owner and operator, it becomes your job to run your hotel efficiently.  Therefore, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of owning a hotel.  This is because your management duties will shape […]

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Hotel Owner’s Salary – Everything You Need To Know

February 5, 2019

Investors buy hotel franchises for a variety of reasons.  Undeniably, one of the most powerful motivations is to personally deliver hospitality services to customers.  Many investors love the lifestyle of making others happy by providing clean, efficient accommodations.  Of course, this also includes interesting amenities and a quality experience.  These investors become owner/managers of the […]

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Buy A Hotel Franchise – The Ultimate Success Guide

February 3, 2019

Hotels are a complex real estate investment because they also require knowledge of hotel operations.  This is true whether you do it yourself or hire it out.  If you think you’d like to buy a hotel franchise, this guide is for you!  Especially if this is your initial foray into this market.  We’ll take a […]

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Mezzanine Financing – 6 Point Guide

February 1, 2019

Real estate developers have many options when it comes to financing their projects.  And, mezzanine financing is one of the most important!  By using mezzanine debt, investors can fill the gap between their equity investment and their primary loan.  This includes construction, bridge, mini-perm, take-out, etc.  In this guide, we provide a detailed, borrower-centric overview […]

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Multifamily for Sale – Complete Buyer’s Guide

January 30, 2019

The market for multifamily for sale properties is constantly evolving, and 2019 promises new opportunities and challenges.  In this guide, we’ll address how the process of multifamily investing, including finding, evaluating and financing attractive properties.  To start, we recommend you read our article Complete Guide to Multifamily Loans. What Is a Multifamily Property? Commercial multifamily […]

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Apartment Building Financing – 6 Tips for First-Time Borrowers

January 26, 2019

This Assets America® guide provides advice and tips for those looking for apartment building financing, apartment complex financing or multifamily property financing.  First, it’s easier than you might think to invest in an apartment building or complex.  And, if you’ve ever been involved in rental property, you can handle the construction or purchase of an […]

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AAI Guide to Commercial Storage Units

January 7, 2019

This Assets America® Guide to Commercial Storage Units discusses important features about the business of buying, building and financing commercial storage units and business storage units.  For many real estate investors, commercial storage units provide a compelling proposition for low-cost, low-risk revenue streams that are relatively immune to the business cycle.  With the right management […]

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8 Considerations to Assess Mixed Use Property for Sale

December 30, 2018

Mixed use property for sale can offer numerous advantages over other commercial income property types.  Mixed use properties boost the vitality of their surrounding neighborhoods and they tend to use space extremely efficiently.  Like all properties, of course, you need to be aware of the various challenges before you purchase a mixed use property.  But […]

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Commercial Mortgage Brokers: The Complete Guide

December 21, 2018

Locating the best mortgage for your commercial property is no easy task.  You need to identify loan providers and evaluate each of their offerings.  Further, you need to understand what each lender requires in terms of your credit score, net revenues, equity position and so forth.  Different lenders have different standards for the various metrics […]

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How to Work with Commercial Loan Brokers

December 17, 2018

Assets America® is a full service, highly reputable commercial loan broker and commercial mortgage broker.  Furthermore, we work with borrowers to arrange a full array of commercial real estate (CRE) loans and commercial & industrial (C&I) loans.   Our loans start at $5 million with virtually no upper limit.   The main reason to use a […]

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Commercial Construction Companies: The Ultimate Guide

December 11, 2018

This Assets America® Guide explains how to find the best commercial construction companies and contractors.  This is an important topic, because there are considerable challenges facing those managing commercial construction projects, from establishing the timeline to setting the budget.  However, no task is more important than selecting a contractor.  Pick the righ tone, and you […]

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5 Signs of a Well-Run Commercial Construction Project

December 7, 2018

Undertaking a commercial construction project is fraught with peril that can lead to spectacular failures, ruined careers and bankruptcy filings.  However, it certainly doesn’t have to and shouldn’t go that way!  You can complete a commercial construction project on time and within budget if you manage it properly.  The telltale signs of an expertly-run project […]

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Commercial Loans vs Residential Loans

December 2, 2018

The world of real estate finance consists of residential and commercial loans.  In this article, we’ll consider the similarities and differences between the two.  Assets America® makes commercial real estate loans starting at $5 million.  We can also provide you with all the services you need to handle your next loan high-end, commercial transaction, from […]

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6 Keys to Impress Commercial Lenders

November 23, 2018

The commercial lending industry is peopled with no-nonsense professionals who tend to view loan applications with a certain amount of healthy skepticism.  You won’t receive loan approval unless you can prove its worth the lender’s time, money and risk exposure.  That means you must make the numbers work and you must satisfy the lender’s assessment […]

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Commercial Loans: The Complete Guide to Obtaining High-Dollar Loans

November 15, 2018

Assets America® is a commercial lending firm.  We fund high-dollar ($5+ million) commercial loans for real estate projects, asset purchases and other purposes.  We arrange lending for a wide variety of properties, including multifamily loans, hotel loans, office loans, etc.  In this article, we will review the three most important factors that determine your ability […]

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Hotels for Sale: The Complete Guide to Buying a Hotel

November 10, 2018

Buying a hotel, the right hotel, acquired in the right way, can be an extremely rewarding investment.  This includes the purchase of foreclosed hotels for sale.  Assets America® arranges hotel financing for acquisition loans starting at $5 million.  We understand the risks that arise when an investor does not properly prepare and execute an acquisition […]

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Hotels Loan: 5-Point Plan to Getting Approved

November 6, 2018

Buying a hotel or building a hotel can be an extremely lucrative undertaking if you’ve done your homework well!  But a promising project will be out of reach if you can’t get your hotels loan approved.  This can be a daunting task, especially if it’s your first foray into the hotel market.  And, it is […]

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What Is a Multi Family Home?

October 30, 2018

If you are new to real estate investing, you might assume that the answer to the question “What is a multi family home?” is trivial – namely a structure containing two or more homes.  Sure, that’s a good starting point, but it’s also a bit reductive.  Read on to learn about the various types of […]

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