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Is commercial property a good investment?

Posted by Amy Swinger on July 08, 2016 in  uncategorized
Perhaps no other industry puts wealth within reach more readily than commercial real estate. In fact, more than 48 percent of all American millionaires earned their fortunes in real estate, according to CRE University. When done right, income-producing commercial real estate pays the investors regularly, offering ongoing cash flow from the property. Experts say most stocks paying dividends are doing well if they reach 3 percent annually; CDs, Treasurys and bonds offer a return of as little as 1 percent while real e... read more

Don't Sign With A Tenant Until You've Read This

Posted by Amy Swinger on June 09, 2016 in  uncategorized
Getting the best return from your commercial investment property is largely dependent upon finding the right tenants and securing the appropriate agreements with them. So when signing a new tenant, be sure to take these three steps to protect your investment and help ensure the success of your business relationship.   1. Do the legwork. Before you begin discussions with tenants, invest time in thoughtful preparation. Consider the following: ·         What are ... read more

Commercial Real Estate Leasing Tips

Posted by Amy Swinger on May 27, 2016 in  uncategorized
Five insider tips for owners leasing commercial space   The success of your investment in commercial real estate is largely dependent upon the tenants who occupy the space and the agreement you forge with them. So how can you increase the likelihood of a mutually-beneficial business relationship over the long haul? Here are five real estate leasing tips to help you protect your investment while ensuring a healthy return.   #1  When considering leasing to a corporate entity, research the people b... read more

Signs the CRE market is heating up

Posted by Kristina Fore on May 11, 2016 in  uncategorized
Four CRE Trends Expected for 2016   Commercial real estate has performed well in the past few years, steadily trending upward, but will it last in 2016?   Coldwell Banker Commercial routinely conducts market research to stay ahead of the trends, and according to their findings, there are many reasons to be optimistic.   #1 Appetite for risk.  Secondary real estate markets, like their stock market cousins, allow for more speculation, liquidity and marketability, and it looks like real estat... read more

3 Ways Internet shopping is changing commercial real estate

Posted by Kristina Fore on April 29, 2016 in  uncategorized
Three Ways Internet Shopping Has Changed Commercial Real Estate   Without a doubt, Internet shopping has changed the landscape of the real estate business, and the same holds true for commercial real estate specifically. A technological lifetime ago, building and window signs told passersby that an investment property was available, and interested shoppers had to write down a phone number and dial in from their landline phone once they were at the office or home; then they had to set up an appointment with a... read more
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