As a real estate investor, it’s critical that you obtain as much information as possible before making a purchase decision. By establishing a set of screening questions, you can begin to develop your knowledge of the investment options available to you. In this latest post, our team explores how to pinpoint specific questions you might ask a prospective building seller.
When entering into a new real estate transaction, you must be clear about the figures involved and the potential impact of the decision. But sometimes, the dangers of concluding a transaction are not abundantly clear at first glance. It takes years of experience to spot challenges within investment transactions, and our team can help guide you in avoiding these potentially difficult deals. In this latest post, we’re highlighting the telltale signs that you should avoid a deal.
Your apartment building can be improved upon to ensure greater value for tenants and a greater return for your investment. But what are the best options for those considering improvements to their properties this year? In this new post, we’ll take a closer look at the unique strategies for adding tenant value to your apartment property.
Duplex properties are now considered a strong investment for the proactive, first-time investor. But before making a decision and entering into this marketplace, it's important you have a clear understanding of the benefits that a duplex investment can offer. In this post, we'll explore more about investing in duplex properties and the value you can achieve with comprehensive research.
Hard money loans are becoming a viable option for many within the marketplace, but they are not always the best solution for real estate investors.
it's crucial that you take into consideration the pros and cons of hard money lending before you make a financing decision for your commercial property. In this new post, we’ll explain what you should know about hard money loans and when they may or may not be applicable for your financing needs.
Before entering into the process of applying for a commercial loan, it’s imperative you learn from the mistakes of others and find out why your loan application might be rejected. Our team has many years of experience helping clients navigate the commercial loan process. In this new post, we’ll explain the top three reasons borrowers are rejected for their commercial real estate loans.
If you’re considering investing in real estate over the coming months, you might be reviewing local commercial properties or investment homes in your area. But one option you may not have considered is the mobile home park. This growing sector of the commercial real estate marketplace is a great option for a number of investors. And within this latest post, we’ll explain some of the benefits of investing in mobile home parks.
When vetting the various lenders within the commercial mortgage marketplace, you should take the time to consider the questions you’re going to ask. Learning more about the company’s lending practices can help you pinpoint the right lender for your projects. In this post, we’ll list five important questions to ask your commercial mortgage lender.
Commercial property appraisal work is more complex than the appraisal process for residential properties. Gaining a handle on this process can help you feel more confident about the loan transaction process and get a better sense of what a lender is doing at each stage. In this latest post, we'll explore what you must know about commercial property appraisals.
As a commercial real estate investor, you've likely heard the phrase “loan-to-value ratio.” You likely also know that this ratio is important to your success in the loan application process. But what exactly is the loan-to-value ratio, and what do you need to know about this sum before entering into a loan agreement? We'll address these questions in this latest post, as we explain more about loan-to-value ratios.
Some people have the funds they need to start a business or make an investment, but others are going to have to find different means to achieve their goals. Many Americans need to borrow money to get their ventures off the ground, and that process starts with applying for a loan. So how do you go about doing this in a way that puts you in the great position to succeed?
If you are looking to invest in commercial real estate, you'll need to decide which type of commercial property you want to purchase. And in today’s market, you certainly have options.
Here is a list of some of the most popular types of commercial property and some reasons why they make sound investments.
If you have a mortgage on your commercial property, the thought of refinancing is always fairly top of mind. That’s because the relatively short term length of most commercial loans (5-7 years) makes refinancing a necessary part of your long-term financial strategy.
But investors don’t just refinance when their loan matures. There are numerous situations where securing a new loan can provide short and/or long-term benefits. Here are some of the most common reasons why a borrower might refinance their commercial property.
In the past, prospective commercial real estate investors had few options when it came to securing short-term, transitional loans for their properties.
Thankfully, private lenders and lending institutions have come up with some creative solutions to help investors, one of which is the commercial bridge loan. This loan provides more options for those in need of a temporary loan to help them prepare for more permanent financing.