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Real estate joint venture investors discuss the pros and cons of JV deals

Joint Venture Agreement – Complete Guide for Huge Success

July 24, 2019

No discussion of real estate deals would be complete without a full review of the joint venture agreement (JVA). In fact, a real estate joint venture is one of the most popular modes for developing new projects. Accordingly, in this article on joint venture real estate deals, we’ll examine the real estate joint venture agreement. […]

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The 5 C’s of Credit – Ultimate Borrower’s Guide

July 22, 2019

Short Summary of the 5 C’s of Credit Are you interested in getting a loan to finance the purchase or construction of commercial real estate? Then you’ll need to understand the 5 C’s of credit. Indeed, they are equally important for all types of loans, both business and personal. In this article, we’ll define “What […]

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Building Classes (A, B, C) – Everything You Need to Know

July 4, 2019

When someone refers to “primo office space” or a “roach-infested dungeon,” what do they mean, precisely? It is the job of building classifications to distinguish the quality of different properties. Commonly, we use building classifications in conjunction with office buildings. However, you can use them for retail, industrial, hotel and apartment properties, among others. The […]

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Overhead view of Tampa commercial real estate, including retail buildings and hotels

Commercial Real Estate (Tampa) | Ultimate Investor’s Guide

June 23, 2019

As Florida’s third largest city, Tampa is an important commercial real estate market. Notably, Tampa is a densely populated city on Florida’s west coast, home to more than 4 million residents. Besides Tampa itself, close-by cities include Largo, St. Petersburg, New Port Richey, Holiday and Clearwater. In fact, the Tampa metro area is in the […]

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Bird’s-eye-view of Austin commercial real estate with hotels and properties under construction

Commercial Real Estate Austin | Ultimate Investor’s Guide

June 15, 2019

In the first place, Austin, Texas, the 11th most populous U.S. city, is a magnet for business. Moreover, it has one of the country’s highest growth rates as the population approaches one million. U.S. News and World Report ranks Austin as the best place to live in America in 2019. In like manner, the city’s […]

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Types of Apartments & Multifamily Buildings – Complete Guide

June 6, 2019

There are many different types of apartments and multifamily buildings. Investors should be aware of the many types of apartments so that they know their investment options. Certain markets, like Manhattan in New York, have many tiny luxury apartments with high rents. But the island also has larger apartments and premium co-ops. Other cities have […]

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What are the best hotel management companies for me?

Top Hotel Management Companies – Rankings + How to Choose

May 20, 2019

If you are a real estate investor looking to buy or build a hotel, you’ll want to explore your management options.  In the first place, let’s assume that you are looking for an investment without playing an active management role. In that case, you might want to engage a hotel management company to operate the […]

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Overhead view of Seattle commercial real estate with hotels and properties under construction

Commercial Real Estate Seattle | Ultimate Investor’s Guide

May 3, 2019

The market for commercial real estate in Seattle is vibrant. As the home of corporate giants Starbucks, Amazon and Microsoft, Seattle draws an influx of Fortune 500 companies. Downtown Class-A office space is highly sought, and the relatively affluent population requires luxury apartments. The industrial sector of the Seattle commercial real estate market continues to […]

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Highest and Best Use – Optimizing Commercial Real Estate

April 30, 2019

Before professional appraisers can assign a market value to a property, they must perform two preliminary steps.  First, they must gather and analyze the property market and marketability.  Secondly, the appraiser determines the highest and best use by performing a highest and best use analysis.  In this article, we’ll define and explore highest and best […]

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