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How Exclusive Tenant Representation Helps Business Grow

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 Will Clarke (September 11, 2008)  When a business expands so do its space requirements. The owner of the company may consider moving to a larger space or negotiating a new lease in their current space. If a business is considering renewing or relocating to new space, the owner should consider hiring a real estate professional to assist them on the transaction. Before hiring a tenant representative a business owner .. (Commercial Property)

Property in the French Alps Continues to Appeal to Investors

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 Robert Bandura (September 11, 2008)  Market figures recently released for the first quarter of 2008 show positive results in the world of alpine property , with mountain and lakeside resorts continuing to perform well. Despite the property market slow down experienced in the UK and many parts of France, property values in many resorts in the French Alps grew in the year between April 2007 and March 2008. The French Alps .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Mortgage Loans Whose Lending? Whose Getting Loans?

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 Glenn Fydenkevez (September 04, 2008)  The commercial mortgage landscape has changed drastically over the last 24 months. All investors should realize by now that the days of easy money are over. Banks and Wall Street brokers have significantly tightened underwriting standards and severely curtailed their loan volume. Down payments and other cash requirements are way up as loan-to-value ratios (LTVs) have come way down. Yet, . (Commercial Property)

What is a Development Loan?

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 Darren Horne (August 28, 2008)  A fairly simple question with a very complex answer. In brief terms, a development loan is a form of financing that is most often procured by a property developer to raise funds for either a new building project, or a renovation of an existing derelict building. Arranging a development loan is often a frustrating and complicated procedure, especially for new development projects being .. (Commercial Property)

Uses For Commercial Storage

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 Kamyar Shah (August 21, 2008)  One might think that commercial storage finds its usefulness only as a temporary holding pen for business inventory, ranging from high end women's fragrances to household cleaners and supplies. No matter what you sell, you do need a place to keep it until you can get it into the hungry hands of your buyers. To this effect, these units are wonderfully convenient ways to choose to .. (Commercial Property)

Purchasing Commercial Real Estate - A Few Tips

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 Eliza Maledevic (August 19, 2008)  Recent reports from a private real estate analyst called Real Capital Analytics indicate that region of South Florida actually ranks number 15 worldwide when it comes to the level of commercial real estate deals with regard to global property market transactions. This report is actually one of the first ones that have been done with regards to transactions around major metropolitan .. (Commercial Property)

Gurgaon Real Estate - Slump Continues

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 George Gonigal (August 18, 2008)  Gurgaon properties have seen a vital growth in the city's development, thanks to Gurgaon real estate builders. The DLF Group is one of the foremost real estate development companies of India that have majorly contributed in the development of Gurgaon. The company is widely known for the development of both commercial and residential projects in Gurgaon. However, the Gurgaon real estate . (Commercial Property)

The Progressive Indian Realty

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 George Gonigal (August 18, 2008)  Indian real estate builders are expanding rapidly in all directions - be it commercial, residential, or else the entire townships that combine the two kinds - commercial as well as residential. The real estate agents seem to agree in unison that Indian real estate is experiencing a retail boom due to an increasing return on investment in the commercial real estate market. According to .. (Commercial Property)

Chennai Real Estate - Victim of Market Slump

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 George Gonigal (August 18, 2008)  Real estate in Chennai is on the verge of a crashing market, believes industry experts. Chennai property prices have seen an escalation of almost 200 per cent in the last few years. But with the global slump in the real estate industry Chennai real estate has also slowed down. Number of Chennai real estate developers has been able sold only a few of their properties in the last .. (Commercial Property)

Dubai - The Most Important Business Destination

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 Chris Borthwick (August 13, 2008)  Dubai has been named the financial centre in the world most likely to ‘become significant more important over the next two or three years’ by the new Chatham House study. Welcome news for any city. Just as important, Dubai is ranked as the number one destination where businesses are thinking of opening offices within the next three years. Dubai has also received high .. (Commercial Property)

Condemnation Appraisals

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 Patrick C O'connor (August 12, 2008)  Condemnation appraisals differ in many ways from typical market value assignments. In condemnation appraisals, appraisers often cannot consider the best comparable sales (if they were purchased by the condemning authority) and comparable sales impacted by condemnation. In addition, to the condemnation appraisal, the values of the “part taken" and “damages to the remainder" .. (Commercial Property)

Getting it Big Fish Style in Florida Commercial Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (August 08, 2008)  Florida as we all know is a major tourism spot and has been making big waves in the mainstream. Let us tackle Orlando as a major tourist attraction because it holds the Walt Disney World that is so popular to people of all ages. Right next to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is a unique investment opportunity - commercial real estate Located within minutes of Disney World and Epcot . (Commercial Property)

Commercial Mortgage Loans All About Bridge Loans What They Are, What Youll Need to Get One

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 Glenn Fydenkevez (August 02, 2008)  In simple terms, a bridge loan is a short-term, interim commercial mortgage loan that is sometimes necessary to “bridge" a funding gap that can exist while arranging and closing more permanent financing or other financial transactions. For example if an investor is closing on an apartment building in 3 weeks and her bank can't close her purchase loan for 3 months, she needs a 90 .. (Commercial Property)

Take it Or Leave It

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 Jack Bosch (August 01, 2008)  When you buy a piece of property for your Tax Delinquent Investment portfolio, it is almost obvious you would want to sell it as fast as you can. There are instances where you might want to keep it, too. Why would you want to keep a property? Well, there's several reasons. Obviously, if you want to build on the property, it's something you want to keep. If you find a property that's .. (Commercial Property)

Vince the Invincible

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 Jack Bosch (August 01, 2008)  My friend Vince, carefully picked an area to look for tax delinquent properties in; he thoroughly listed and filtered properties according to the set of target market; bought and sold 15 tax delinquent properties and earned a net of $400,000 in just 1 year and 3 months. Vince is 60 years old; not much computer knowledge and not at all an expert in real estate, yet he succeeded in this .. (Commercial Property)

10 Common Traits of Real Estate Billionaires

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 31, 2008)  Did you know that 46 out of the world's 691 billionaires made their fortunes in the real estate industry? Well, according to Forbes magazine's 2005 annual list of “The World's Richest People, " this elite group have quite a bit in common between their habits, lifestyles, and business styles. Here are some unifying qualities shared by America's richest real estate moguls. 1. .. (Commercial Property)

Lenders Classifications and Characteristics of Apartment Buildings

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 31, 2008)  Lender Ratings of Residential Investment Properties Lenders have developed general classifications of apartment buildings so that they can communicate amongst themselves and other members of the industry with some level of uniformity. The classifications are Class A, Class B, Class C, and Class D. Grade 1. Class A. . . . . Newer, Institutional Grade 2. Class B. . . . . Older, .. (Commercial Property)

Decide Commercial Property Market Value Before Investing

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 Andrew Stratton (July 30, 2008)  Commercial property is often used as a source of profit for investors. It can provide great returns with a minimal amount of work. If you are interested in buying commercial real estate, it is important to determine how much the property is worth in terms of market value. This way you will know whether a certain piece of land will be a profitable investment or not. What is a Commercial . (Commercial Property)

Commercial Property Analysis is Vital For Your Property

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 Andrew Stratton (July 30, 2008)  Buying commercial property can be an excellent investment decision. These properties can generate a considerable amount of profit from rental income or from capital gains, when they are resold at a higher price. Before you buy, it is essential to get a full analysis of a commercial property to ensure that it will be a smart investment move. The analysis should include the following .. (Commercial Property)

Chandigarh Real Estate Recovering From Slowdown

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 George Gonigal (July 30, 2008)  Despite the news of property slump, the Chandigarh property market is still buoyant with activity. Property brokers and builders say that the number of transactions has come down but the market is still abuzz with property enquiry. They say that the condition of real estate segment in Chandigarh can be best describes as ‘stagnant’ and not ‘in a slump’. Harshal .. (Commercial Property)

Chandigarh Real Estate More Investments, Few Takers

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 George Gonigal (July 30, 2008)  Chandigarh real estate is witnessing testing times. On one hand, there are more investments pouring in the segment and on the other side property buyers and sellers are not very enthusiastic about property transactions. The overall, economic recession has caused stagnation in the country's real estate segment. Chandigarh's property segment, too, is witnessing a similar trend. Property .. (Commercial Property)

Expansion and Refurbishing Reasons For Commercial Remortgage

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 James Copper (July 30, 2008)  Owning and operating your own business can be both rewarding and challenging. Many businesses at one time or another may need to expand their facilities or buy new equipment or office equipment and furniture. This can be expensive for the owner. One method they can use to obtain necessary funding is through a commercial remortgage; using the money in the property's equity to fund its .. (Commercial Property)

How to Determine the Value of Commercial Property

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 Brice Sheppard (July 30, 2008)  Investing in commercial real estate is quite lucrative if you are an intelligent investor, who has a property purchase plan from the beginning. Before you ever make a move to begin the purchase process, it is wise to take a look at the property to project the potential value of your investment. Not all valuation methods are created equal Before discussing the actual valuation of .. (Commercial Property)

Can Private Money Be a Good Financing Option For Commercial Property

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 Brice Sheppard (July 30, 2008)  An experienced commercial real estate investor knows a good deal when it presents itself. Sometimes these deals pop up unexpectedly, and sometimes an investor may find a proverbial diamond in the rough. When a good commercial deal with the potential for excellent financial returns is high and an investor is in need of quick or hard-to-get funds, then private money may be the answer to .. (Commercial Property)

Understanding Commercial Real Estate Terms

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 29, 2008)  NET OPERATING INCOME (NOI) The Net Operating Income (NOI) of a property is calculated by determining the property's first year Gross Operating Income and then subtracting the Operating Expenses for the first year. In essence it's the money you collect minus the money you spend to operate the property. Gross Operating Income - Operating Expenses Net Operating Income The Gross Operating .. (Commercial Property)

Owning Commercial Real Estate

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 Kamyar Shah (July 29, 2008)  Literally the commercial real estate means those estates that are used for commercial purposes, like retail properties, office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, residential complexes or empty palaces that have a good commercial potentiality in future. Almost all real properties other than those that are used for residential purposes are .. (Commercial Property)

Beware the Misleading Cap Rate

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 28, 2008)  In a commercial real estate (CRE) discussion you will likely hear the term Capitalization Rate (Cap Rate). You will see that buyers, sellers and lenders use this term to determine the value of a property. You need to know that making an investment decision solely on Cap Rate can mislead you into making a bad investment. Cap Rate can be considered the percentage return earned on your .. (Commercial Property)

Market Schmarket How to Make Your Commercial Property Appreciate in Any Market

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 28, 2008)  Because CRE property value is based on NOI, if you can increase the NOI, you can not only increase your cash flow, but you can also increase the property's value as well. Let's take an example: a 100 unit apartment complex producing $100,000 of NOI in a 10 Cap market is valued at $1,000,000. NOI/Cap Rate= Value $100,000/.10=$1,000,000 By increasing that NOI to $190,000, in that same .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Real Estate Terms Used by Lenders

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 28, 2008)  Lenders want to minimize risk when they make a loan. There are two primary ways a lender manages their risk exposure when financing commercial real estate (CRE). The first way is to be sure that the loan they make is at an amount that is less than the market value of a property if it should be forced to be sold. They want to be comfortable with the loan to value ratio LTV. The second .. (Commercial Property)

Which Investment is the Best? Comparative Investment Analysis

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 Kerri Hamilton (July 28, 2008)  In order to understand the terms contained in this article you may wish to first read my previous article on How to Determine Commercial Property Value. Which investment scenario below is best? Which investment would you want? Which investment will make you the most money? Investment A: Cap Rate 10% 1 year holding period $1,000,000 purchase price $100,000 NOI $1,000,000 sales price End . (Commercial Property)

Walking You Through Miami Commercial Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 25, 2008)  Seriously, if you want to start with this type of investment and yet, you do not have a concrete property to sell, maybe the first thing to do is to have some guidelines that you can start with. Here are the things that you should consider in building your Miami commercial property: First off, determine what are the hot business are around. Decide if you will cater to the needs of .. (Commercial Property)

In Depth Look on Miami Commercial Real Estate

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 Jron C. Magcale (July 25, 2008)  Well, there are lots of things that can be tackled in the commercial real estate market. But first you have to get the understanding of Miami commercial real estate. It is like a given and the truth about it is that investing is always a good thing to do on hot markets. Real estate is defined as a certain property that can possibly generate revenue for its owner. It generally includes .. (Commercial Property)

Cupolas Create Curb Appeal With Distinction

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 Elda Titus (July 23, 2008)  Some folks save it, others make it, most waste it, several kill it, and a few actually are on it. Many try to manage it and end up losing it. Time is a taker. Once past, it never returns. How it's spent determines the satisfaction of life. When people drive by your home or business, is it your place they notice? Or do your buildings just blend with the next? Give your exterior .. (Commercial Property)

Indian Real Estate Ever Expanding Territories

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 Lilli Mireya (July 23, 2008)  Real estate market in India is on the upswing while builders in India are rapidly investing in all the parts of the country. New constructions in this field are into an all-time growth. Indian property developers are buying plots in large number for construction of townships and residential complexes. A study of the market trends for commercial property in India reveals a similar .. (Commercial Property)

How Can NSW Schools Meet Growing Demand For More Classrooms?

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 Ted Brumby (July 23, 2008)  Over the past ten years the number of Independent Schools has grown by 15% to reach 332 schools in 2007. New religion based schools (ie. Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Islam) are being developed as well as parent based Schools all with the objective of offering education with additional social, moral and religious values. Many of these schools are developed from scratch and therefore .. (Commercial Property)

Space For Help in Delhi A Thing of Past

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 Lilli Mireya (July 22, 2008)  Even as incidences of servant killing their masters spurt in Delhi, there are people who are vying for a home with servant accommodation. Basically, it's the working couple who are having a tough time in taking care of their kids in the absence of elder ones in the family. Further the rarity of space to accommodate maids who can live with the owners 24×7 is adding on to the trouble. .. (Commercial Property)

Milan Property

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 Ian Baker (July 21, 2008)  Have you ever dreamed of one day enjoying some luxury Milan property? Well now you can, with Bludom.com. We are a leading real estate firm specializing in beautiful and luxurious properties all over Milan and the surrounding area. The fashion capital of the world, Milan is a bustling and vibrant city with masses to offer one and all. With world renowned shopping and a multitude of .. (Commercial Property)

Types of Commercial Real Estate Leases

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 Will Clarke (July 21, 2008)  Types of Commercial Real Estate Leases Commercial real estate leases can vary significantly depending on the type of space and location. A business that leases space in the downtown area of a major city will have a completely different lease structure than a business that leases space in a suburban shopping center. The following examples highlight some of the more common commercial .. (Commercial Property)

Orlando Commercial Real Estates

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 Efre Mant (July 19, 2008)  Bonuses of Metro West One feature is the Metro West Country Golf Club. It sits at the center of a well-planned commercial, residential and recreational area, while even boasting a condo right on the golf course. The cost of housing in Metro West ranges from the mid $100,000's to over a million. There is truly something for everyone. This vast 1800-acre community offers rolling hills, .. (Commercial Property)

How to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

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 Katie Appleby (July 17, 2008)  Commercial real estate investing is done by business people for profit. There is a lot of difference between the commercial business real estate investing and the other investment properties like agriculture, residential and industrial. Commercial real estate gives a long and stable income which makes it the most lucrative option. The initial investment in the real estate property is .. (Commercial Property)

Tata Housing Project Triggering Bangalore Real Estate

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 George Gonigal (July 16, 2008)  Bangalore real estate is all set to add a new chapter in its profile by reframing the infrastructural design of the city. The IT triggered city is soon to revolutionize the real estate industry by constructing the tallest building. Tata Housing Development Co. Ltd is coming with their new residential project which is going to be a tallest grade A building. A 32 Storey residential .. (Commercial Property)

Active Hopes For Delhi Real Estate Market

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 George Gonigal (July 16, 2008)  Like the Delhi residential real estate witnessing a sluggish phase for the past few months, the commercial properties have also been hit down by a slowdown. Subsequently, some business districts in Delhi have seen a decline of up to 25% in office rentals in the June quarter, media reports. The rental values of grade A and B properties in the city have seen a significant decline. For .. (Commercial Property)

Management Properties For Residential Rentals

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 Kamyar Shah (July 15, 2008)  Property management properties are those properties that are owned individually or collectively and at the same time can be empty or occupied by others. It does not require special mention that all properties whether occupied or vacant, private or rented needs maintenance. When it is the case of a private home it is maintained by the owner. But when there are tenants on the property or .. (Commercial Property)

Choosing the Perfect Location For Your Sarasota Commercial Real Estate

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (July 15, 2008)  As with any business enterprise, it is an integral factor that you pick a location for your commercial property that will contribute to the overall success of your venture. In fact, the commercial real estate property that you acquire will serve as the foundation of your business in Sarasota, especially in places where you can monopolize the market and accessible to potential clients .. (Commercial Property)

Chandigarh Real Estate Really Hot

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 George Gonigal (July 15, 2008)  Chandigarh is one of the hottest destinations from all real estate perspective. It has been recently voted as the ‘best city to live in’ by a popular magazine. Chandigarh deserves this tag for many reasons 1. Well planned infrastructure - Chandigarh is known for its architecture, wide roads, well-spaced out lanes and ambient environment. The expansions and extensions to .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Properties in India Boom Time

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 George Gonigal (July 15, 2008)  Commercial properties in India are witnessing a huge market. Indian real estate market is developing extensively and the credit goes to the upcoming commercial projects in the country. Commercial and retail sector is evolving frequently opening new corridors of development. This is because of the fact that the Indian consumer market is expanding and lot of foreign investors are .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Property in London

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 Darren Best (July 15, 2008)  London stands as one of the three ‘command centres’ for the world economy (others being New York and Tokyo) and is itself the fifth largest city economy on the planet. The London metropolitan area generated an estimated GBP230 billion in 2005. Even in the face of the present economic recession commercial property in London is a highly desirable piece of real estate. The .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Property to Let in London

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 Darren Best (July 15, 2008)  Commercial property types, simply put, are properties that fall outside that of a residential setting. This includes: Office space - a single building or clusters of buildings designed for office use. Retail space - stand alone shops, as well as shopping centres - really anywhere you can spend money. Mixed use properties - for example you can have a boutique or business on the ground .. (Commercial Property)

Investing in an Office in Miami

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 Andre Brown (July 15, 2008)  Office in Miami is a great investment. It appreciates significantly year over year, so the resale is excellent. Office space in Miami could include several categories of real estate like industrial, retail, investment or commercial. Offices in Miami are based on different patterns and should continue upward. Job growth means employers need more space, and in markets such as Fort .. (Commercial Property)

Hyderabad Properties On the Rise

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 George Gonigal (July 15, 2008)  Hyderabad properties is fast becoming the preferred choice for investors as the city not only provides quality infrastructure for property investments but also has more than 40 SEZs, approximately 1100 Software IT Parks and campuses, an international airport. Kompalli, Gachibowli and Kukatpally in Hyderabad have emerged as one of best places for property investments whether it is .. (Commercial Property)




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