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How Commercial Real Estate Trends Have Changed Over the Past 5 Years

From 2014 to 2019, significant changes in commercial real estate trends were present. The real estate market transformed over this five-year period in many meaningful ways. Some of the most important changes include the following: Desired Markets In 2014 and 2015, the commercial real estate market was focused on major metropolitan areas. CRE followed the … Continue reading How Commercial Real Estate Trends Have Changed Over the Past 5 Years

VALUE ADD COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE EXPLAINED

Commercial investors have their choice of investment strategies, including core, core plus, opportunistic and value add. Many prudent investors choose this last option as it provides an effective way to invest in a property and realize returns quickly. If you are considering supplementing your investment portfolio with commercial real estate, real estate expert Arthur Nachman … Continue reading VALUE ADD COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE EXPLAINED

Purchasing and Owning Multi-Family Apartment Buildings

Commercial real estate investors may add multi-family apartment property to their investment portfolio to provide a stable revenue stream with upside potential.  As millennials enter the workforce and need a place to live, they are frequently burdened with college debt, little money for down payments and an uncertainty related to how long they will be … Continue reading Purchasing and Owning Multi-Family Apartment Buildings

Surprising Commercial Real Estate Predictions for 2019

With the year coming to a close, it is time to look toward the new year to determine the changing landscape of commercial real estate. Some predictions for CRE in 2019 include: High Commercial Asset Pricing Commercial properties have been steadily rising over the last few years, and this trend is expected to continue. Apartments, … Continue reading Surprising Commercial Real Estate Predictions for 2019

The Current State of Real Estate Investing

As the year nears its close, it is important to consider the current market of real estate, analyze trends and consider your investment options for next year. Here is what you need to know about the current state of the union of real estate investing: More Stringent Lending Guidelines After the Great Recession of the … Continue reading The Current State of Real Estate Investing

Why Now Is an Ideal Time to Add Commercial Real Estate to Your Investment Portfolio

Are you tired of watching the Stock Market go up and down hundreds of points a day? Would you like to have a quality investment that is stable and produces good cash flow? With stocks, bonds, mutual funds, crowd funding and other options, it may seem like you have an endless supply of investment options. … Continue reading Why Now Is an Ideal Time to Add Commercial Real Estate to Your Investment Portfolio

How do you evaluate the Risk Free rate in Real Estate?

Typically, when real estate investors evaluate the risk free rate for investment purposes, they look no further than the interest rate on 10 year treasury bonds. The ten year rate is the typical time horizon for long term asset pricing. A premium is then added to adjust for the risk of the asset in order … Continue reading How do you evaluate the Risk Free rate in Real Estate?

The Differences between Single Family and Commercial Real Estate Investments

Real estate investors may decide to invest in single family properties, commercial real estate properties or both. There are important differences between these two large categories of investments, some of which are outlined below. How Value Is Determined The fundamental difference between investing in single family and commercial real estate properties is how value is … Continue reading The Differences between Single Family and Commercial Real Estate Investments

How Can Commercial Real Estate Investors Protect Their Property in the Digital Age?

The digital age has not only affected how people socialize or access information, it has also impacted how people work and spend their spare time. Today, more people than ever before work from home or in independent settings. Additionally, many people prefer to shop online. While this flexibility is often coveted by consumers, it can … Continue reading How Can Commercial Real Estate Investors Protect Their Property in the Digital Age?