As with any investment vehicle, there are pros and cons to investing in commercial real estate. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the most common positives and negatives associated with commercial real estate.
If you’ve never been through the commercial loan application process before, it can be surprising to some just how different it is from standard residential mortgage applications or other loan processes you may have completed in the past.
Here are four things you should expect when applying for a commercial loan.
Becoming a commercial real estate investor will take time and considerable effort. That said, the journey really does start by taking that first step.
But what is the first step? How can you start your journey with the understanding that you’re putting yourself in the best position to make a solid return on your investment?
Investing in commercial real estate is a big decision. And whether you’re new to investing or have a large portfolio of properties, focusing on strategies to maximize your return on investment is an important part of the investing process.
Here are just a few ways that you can maximize your commercial real estate investment.
Borrowers approaching their first commercial mortgage transaction may wonder how similar the process is to the one they may have experienced when obtaining their residential mortgage. The truth is that commercial and residential lending are quite different in a few key ways.
A perfect example of this reality involves the property appraisal process.
Real estate investors see value in multifamily properties for a number of reasons. Perhaps the main benefit is that investors are able to generate rental income from multiple units. Investors also have less to worry about when one of the units becomes vacant – while the owner of a single resident home must scramble to secure a replacement tenant, investors of multifamily buildings can still collect rents from other tenants while they work to fill a vacancy.
When it comes to commercial investments, not all loans are the same. Before entering into a new deal, it’s imperative for investors to have a clear idea of their future financial agreements. Opting for the loan type that is best suited for your individual needs enables you to not only move forward in an investment — but to also feel confident about doing so.
When undertaking the commercial refinancing process, you’ll likely have a number of questions about how to secure the best value for your money. There are a number of steps that must be taken to ensure a clear path to successful refinancing. In this new post, we’ll explore the commercial refinancing process in greater detail and explain what you need to know.
Completing due diligence in commercial real estate transactions helps buyers ensure they have all the details regarding the property, its potential value, and any financial issues that could arise in the future. But many investors don’t have a clear understanding regarding each of the elements involved in completing due diligence. Our seasoned team is highly experienced in guiding investors through due diligence steps. In this new post, we’re taking a closer look at the processes involved in completing due diligence within commercial real estate transactions.
Commercial property refinancing can be complicated for those with limited experience in the lending marketplace. That’s why many are now turning to trusted lending experts for information they can use to find success.
The team at Commercial Direct, a division of Silver Hill Funding, LLC (the lender), has decades of experience in the commercial lending marketplace and can help you find a refinance solution that meets the greatest number of your needs. In this post, we’ll tell you what you need to know about refinancing a commercial property.
As a new investor, you’re likely excited about the prospect of completing your first deal. But it’s important to take your time, review the market environment, and ensure your funds are being allocated effectively. Our team has extensive experience within the investment marketplace, and in this latest post, we explain what you need to do before completing your first deal.
Commercial real estate transactions can become quite complex. You may find the deal is not progressing as expected and you that you experience a number of issues that cause delays. Minimizing the time to completion while ensuring you have all the data required to secure your investment is the best way to ensure an effective deal finalization process. To help you manage your commercial real estate deals more effectively, we’re highlighting several tips in this new post.
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.