The Benefits of Investing in Mobile Home Parks

The Benefits of Investing in Mobile Home Parks

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.

Loan-to-Value Ratio Basics for Real Estate Investors

Loan-to-Value Ratio Basics for Real Estate Investors

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.

6 Top Reasons Why Borrowers Refinance Their Commercial Property

6 Top Reasons Why Borrowers Refinance Their Commercial Property

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.

3 Reasons Investors are Turning to Commercial Bridge Loans

3 Reasons Investors are Turning to Commercial Bridge Loans

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.

Pros & Cons of Commercial Mortgage Bridge Loans

Pros & Cons of Commercial Mortgage Bridge Loans

Commercial real estate financing can take many different forms. Some borrowers are looking for a permanent financing option as they look to execute their long-term investment strategy. Others need a more short-term solution in the form of a transitional, or “bridge” loan. Here is a quick rundown of this type of loan – perhaps it’s the idea solution for your current financial needs.

Important Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

Important Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

As with any sector or industry, the world of financing and commercial real estate has its own terminology. It can take some time to get up to speed on what these terms mean and how they affect a commercial real estate investor. But if you're serious about entering into this area of business, you need a firm understanding of real estate and investment terminology. Here is a brief explanation of some of the most common commercial real estate terms.