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What Can I Include in CAM Charges?

Posted by Anna Jotham on February 22, 2019 in  uncategorized
In the world of commercial real estate, all tenants benefit from the upkeep of common areas, so it stands to reason that those tenants can be assessed fees to help with the associated expenses. After all, a clean, well-maintained environment reflects on their business, gives a boost to daily operations and in a retail setting, likely helps keep customers coming back. But exactly what can be included in common area maintenance, or CAM, charges can generate confusion. Many facets of property maintenance have an assoc... read more

What is Net Present Value in Real Estate?

Posted by Mikayla Zimmerman on February 15, 2019 in  uncategorized
As a commercial real estate investor, you need to know whether your investment is meeting your financial goals. That’s where Net Present Value comes in. NPV is widely misunderstood, so let’s get a handle on what it means and how it can help you make knowledgeable decisions about your property investments.   Understanding net present value (NPV) NPV is a calculation that allows investors to clearly see whether their investment is reaching their target yield. It also figures in the adjustment that m... read more
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