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Good Information Regarding Residential Development Property Finance Can Be Hard To Find

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 Sean Horton (January 23, 2008)  When looking to take out residential development property finance good information relating to the subject can be hard to find. The best place to get honest advice and help can be found with a specialist website. Along with explaining all you need to know to get you off to the best start possible a specialist will be able to secure you the best deal with the cheapest rate of interest. .. (Commercial Property)

Residential Property Developers Advice Can Be Found Online With A Specialist

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 Sean Horton (January 23, 2008)  When it comes to renovating an existing property or building a property then you need good, solid residential property developers advice from specialist. The easiest way to get this is by going online. There are specialist websites that will give information freely and help you to get the best deal when you are ready to take out financing. Residential property developers just starting .. (Commercial Property)

Warehouse Buildings

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 Francisco Segurata (January 22, 2008)  A warehouse is a place where finished and final goods and may be raw material is kept to keep them away from the unwanted elements. Warehouse buildings are generally co-located with extra conveniences like manufacturing facilities and distribution centres with uses varying from retail point to distribution centres and with loads of storage capacity. Warehouse buildings involve .. (Commercial Property)

Hyderabad Real Estate Resists Slowdown

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 George Gonigal (January 22, 2008)  Developers come up with innovative schemes The Indian real estate market currently is in a slowdown phase. Short term real estate speculators and traders are almost entirely out of the scenario and it is only the serious end user who is driving the market. The slowdown in transactions is pan India. Even Hyderabad's real estate market is being driven only by the serious end use and the .. (Commercial Property)

Quality Real Estate Scarce in Chandigarh

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 George Gonigal (January 20, 2008)  Good-quality real estate in Chandigarh is becoming a scarce commodity in the sectors that have good infrastructure. There is virtually no piece of land free in premium sectors like Sector 5, Sector 7, Sector 21 and Madhya Marg. These sectors host important government offices, central business districts and premium residential and commercial properties. Most of the land there has already . (Commercial Property)

Dearth of Legal Commercial Properties in Delhi

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 George Gonigal (January 20, 2008)  Following the MCD sealing drive, there has been a dearth of legal commercial space in Delhi and whatever is available is available for a premium. Demand has exceeded supply and this has led to escalation in commercial property rentals in the city. In the central business district (CBD area, or Connaught Place), commercial rentals touched Rs 300-310 per sq ft per month, increasing 50-80 . (Commercial Property)

Buying Miami Properties Over The Internet

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (January 10, 2008)  Purchasing a home in the Miami metro area for the first time could be a truly emotional, and mind-boggling episode. Getting the right house, which is one that fits the preferences, needs and tastes of an individual or family, is everyone's priority, as well locating the best areas or districts to stay, are major concerns. The investment aspect of real estate in this city has made home .. (Commercial Property)

Underwriting Parameters Of Commercial Mortgage Refinance

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 Jeff S Rauth (January 09, 2008)  Property owners conducting a commercial mortgage refinance are often surprised by the new range of loan programs that have become available in the last 5 years. Programs such as commercial 30 year fixed, second lien position loans, etc are turning heads. However the process is still expensive and time consuming and underwriting is still tied to the fundamentals - loan to value, debt .. (Commercial Property)

Ocala Real Estate - Local Market Sees A Rise In Affordable Housing Options

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 Vanessa A. Doctor (January 09, 2008)  The city of Ocala is a thriving mid-sized central Florida city. This city underwent rapid growth in the 1970s with the development of the Interstate 75 and the completion of Disney World. In the past decade, the greater Ocala area has seen one of the highest growth rates for a city its size in the US. The county's population in 2000 rose to 250,000, up from around 100,000 in the 70's. .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Properties

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 Bryan Benson (January 09, 2008)  Though it is certainly more common, and in many cases easier, to find deals with the single family houses, there are times when the opportunity presents itself to acquire a commercial property. And if you are a person who desires to pursue this venture, there are a few things you want to keep in mind when doing this. Following these simple steps can help speed up the process of getting .. (Commercial Property)

Delhi Commercial Properties - Impossible Is Nothing

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 George Gonigal (January 07, 2008)  At a whopping rental of Rs 950 per sq. ft a month Khan Market in New Delhi has recently been accredited as the 16th most expensive real estate market of the world and the costliest retail destination in India, by a real estate consultancy. Originally allocated as seed land to immigrants from Pakistan and the North West frontier provinces, after the partition of India, it presently .. (Commercial Property)

Technology Drives Bangalore Real Estate

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 George Gonigal (January 02, 2008)  Internet retail sales has had a dramatic impact on retail properties in Bangalore by reinforcing the trend towards entertainment and convenience oriented tenants, and enabling retailers to expand into multichannel distribution systems incorporating Internet sites and “land based" stores. Technology is so pervasive in our society that it is difficult to isolate and evaluate its .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Real Estate Loan Prepayment Penalties

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 Gary Crum (January 01, 2008)  Borrowers are looking for the security of long term fixed rate loans but then balking at the prepayment penalties that come with them. But do borrowers really understand how these prepayment penalties work? First, prepayment penalties are based on the need for lenders to receive a level rate of return over the term of their investment. Thus if a loan pays off in a decreasing interest .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Mortgage Refinance - What To Watch Out For

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 Jeff S Rauth (December 20, 2007)  Performing a commercial mortgage refinance is normally an expensive and time consuming process that has a few, potentially expensive pitfalls. Although we don't offer a “secret guide" on avoiding them, below is some thoughts on how you can better prepare yourself on the main issues. Be Realistic About Value Commercial appraisals normally run between $2,000 - $5,000 for properties . (Commercial Property)

Organized Retail - Changing Face of Lucknow Real Estate

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 George Gonigal (December 20, 2007)  Lucknow real estate is something that is witnessing splendid growth in the retail commercial properties, for the past couple of years. Gone are the days when hi-end malls and organized retailing was a phenomenon of the big cities only. Today most of the shopping mall projects are targeted towards emerging real estate growth centres. Organized retailing ushered in Lucknow with Sahara .. (Commercial Property)

How Best to Buy or Sell Cyprus Property

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 Adrian Jones (December 20, 2007)  Probably the most popular investment in the district of Famagusta is property for sale in Protaras, Cyprus. The Famagusta district runs along the eastern coast and includes Paralimni, Ayia Napa, and Protaras. Overshadowing its rich and tumultuous past, the region of Famagusta is now known for gorgeous sunny days, and wild late nights. Famagusta's business centre is the town of .. (Commercial Property)

Retail Property Refinance - An Underwriting Glance

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 Jeff S Rauth (December 19, 2007)  Retail property refinances are one of the preferred building/loan types by capital sources. This is a very broad category, that is divided between single tenant owner occupant or investment facilities, corporate credit tenants, neighborhood retail, big box retail, etc. Financing structures as well, depending on the building type as well as many other factors are equally as broad. Loan .. (Commercial Property)

Restaurant Mortgage Refinance

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 Jeff S Rauth (December 18, 2007)  Historically, from the borrower's perspective, financing restaurants properties has been cumbersome with limited loan options. Further on restaurant loan refinances, borrowers face even more limitations as the SBA (a leader in financing this building type) typically does not perform refinances. Borrowers are left with a limited pool of lenders that remain cautious within this category .. (Commercial Property)

Buying Real Estate in Florida for Vacation Rentals

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 Robert Lipply (December 18, 2007)  Florida beaches make for a tranquil getaway for tourists. The things to do here range from sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, to boating, bicycling, fishing and windsurfing. One of the best methods to make money here is to invest in real estate for the long run. Florida is very apt for this since it is characterized by great climatic conditions and numerous places to visit, whereby it .. (Commercial Property)

Sale and Leaseback - What Investors Should Know

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 David V. Tran (December 17, 2007)  What Is a Sale & Leaseback? Sale & leaseback is a commercial real estate transaction in which the owner sells his property and signs a long term lease with the buyer to become the tenant at close of escrow. The seller retains the building for his business and receives the proceeds of the sale. While restaurants are common sale & lease back properties, almost any .. (Commercial Property)

An Insight on Emerging Property Markets of Lucknow

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 George Gonigal (December 13, 2007)  Owing to the unprecedented demand for newly-constructed residential properties, property values in Lucknow suburban areas have shot up by 20-30 per cent in the past one year. In fact, the appreciation is as high as 50 per cent in the past couple of years at Gomti Nagar, Mahanagar, and Janakipuram. Positive trends have tempted real estate developers like Parsvnath, Omaxe, Eldeco and .. (Commercial Property)

Chandigarh Retail Gearing up for Better Days

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 George Gonigal (December 11, 2007)  Retail is the buzz word for any real estate segment to grow. Chandigarh is a case in point for this adage. The city's recent retail development has given it a new facelift. New retail spaces have spruced up the city and they are opening new avenues for global retailers to operate their stalls here. Chandigarh is a retail conglomerate of sorts. It has new malls like Parsvnath's Mall .. (Commercial Property)

Are You Looking For Office Buildings For Sale As An Investment?

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 Matt Murren (December 11, 2007)  There are lots of places in the U. S. where office buildings for sale immediately taken up by some of the big time names in the global software industry. For example, when we talk about office buildings for sale in Seattle, our “Emerald City, ” there are giant names like Microsoft, AT&T Corp, Phillips and Amazon that bought up the best office buildings for sale. In .. (Commercial Property)

Dubai's Commercial Property Sector - A Popular Pick

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 Jasdeep Kaur (December 10, 2007)  Dubai's commercial property is looked upon as a lucrative option in the business circuit the world over. It is noteworthy in this regard that a number of office buildings in the Dubai International Financial Centre have their initial value experiencing a growth spurt within three months’ period! In another instance of the rising popularity of commercial property in Dubai, the .. (Commercial Property)

Dubai's Real Estate Regulations - Trendsetter for other Emirates

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 Jasdeep Kaur (December 10, 2007)  Real estate regulations in Dubai have been on the road to evolution for quite some time now. So much so that it now has a set regulatory framework for the property sector. This in turn is something exemplary when it comes to the real estate industry of the United Arab Emirates at large. It is expected that Abu Dhabi will soon come up with a body similar to Dubai's RERA (Real Estate .. (Commercial Property)

Bangalore Properties Flourish Around ORR

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 George Gonigal (December 09, 2007)  Bangalore real estate is seeing shifts and turns with the property values booming in outer ring road and peripheral area. The current real estate market arrays an increase in property value on peripheral and outer ring road area while the values are stable at Central Business District (CBD) region. The reason quoted by most of the property consultants in Bangalore is that the CBD .. (Commercial Property)

Bangalore Properties to Benefit from New Master Plan

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 George Gonigal (December 05, 2007)  Supply of fresh real estate in Bangalore is likely to slow down with the approval of new Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) for the city. Most of the project-launchings are deferred as the real estate developers are seeking fresh sanctioning of their plans, in compliance with the new Floor Space Index (FSI) defined in the master plan. Nevertheless, the CDP has all the potential to .. (Commercial Property)

Why Online Real Estate Services Are Getting Popular

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 George Gonigal (December 05, 2007)  If you have a bitter experience of dealing with real estate agent and don't want to engage one to assist you in making a decision on real estate transaction, just chill. Online property sites provide you all possible information on properties around the length and breadth of the country, at a few mouse-clicks. Of course, the online real estate services provided by various portals have .. (Commercial Property)

Kolkata Properties Attract Global Players

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 George Gonigal (December 04, 2007)  Famous as the Palace City of India, Kolkata has now caught the attention of national and international real estate developers and investors. As per recent reports, two major US companies have set themselves up to pump in billions of dollars in building world-class properties in Kolkata. The US-based Wire Group has reportedly zeroed in a 5-lakh square meter commercial real estate .. (Commercial Property)

How to Make Money in Commercial Real Estate

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 Anthony Seruga (December 02, 2007)  Commercial real estate investment is like any other investment. You have an end goal - making more money than you spent. The processes, and setting your objectives, offer a great deal of latitude in how to turn your initial investing dollars into a solid profit potential. The essence of this is asking the right questions before you acquire the property, not only about the property and .. (Commercial Property)

Want Tax Credits? Energy Conservation Efforts for Commercial Properties

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 Anthony Seruga (August 26, 2007)  The Environmental Protection Agency has reported that commercial buildings account for nearly one-fifth of the entire amount of greenhouse gas released into the atmosphere on an annual basis. There are a few different views on the role of the government in controlling or limiting the impact that commercial buildings have on the environment. While some believe that the government should . (Commercial Property)

Commercial Real Estate: Learn to profit from the Two-Step Purchase Offer Process

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 Monte Lee-Wen (August 06, 2007)  A commercial real estate purchase offer requires a two step process that includes a Letter of Intent followed by a Purchase and Sale Agreement. The importance of this two step process should not be underestimated because the non-binding Letter of Intent is quick, efficient and lays the foundation, for the lengthy legally binding Purchase and Sale Agreement. The Letter of Intent begins . (Commercial Property)

Why a Commercial Real Estate Site Visit Plan adds to your Return on Investment

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 Monte Lee-Wen (August 06, 2007)  A Commercial real estate site visit is based on three pre-plan assumptions: 1. Conduct site research both online and on the phone prior to your visit. This leads to meetings that are more focused on working towards making investments rather than just getting acquainted. 2. Observe potential Team members in action. 3. Cover as much ground as quickly as possible. Time the visit to .. (Commercial Property)

Do the Diligence - Find the Commercial Real Estate Profits

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 Monte Lee-Wen (August 05, 2007)  Due Diligence is the process of taking a close look at the details of a potential investment, to verify material facts and evaluate the property’s investment potential. While there are numerous factors involved, due diligence is the foundation upon which successful, profitable commercial real estate investing is based. Anything worth doing is worth doing as well as it can be .. (Commercial Property)

The Commercial Real Estate Investor Team Member that makes YOU the Most Money- The Property Manager

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 Monte Lee-Wen (August 02, 2007)  The right Property Manager can dramatically boost your profits and is key to your success. The wrong one can make you wish you never bought a property in the first place. Property Management Companies play a BIG part of any commercial real estate investor’s business plan. So, how do you find the right Property Manager and what should a Property Management Company focus on to make . (Commercial Property)

Commercial Real Estate Investors Pre-Screen LEAD Mechanism - Panning for GOLD

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 Monte Lee-Wen (August 02, 2007)  Commercial Real Estate investors compare finding valuable investment leads to panning for gold. Sift through internet information, talk to brokers, well meaning friends, other investors and motivated sellers to find real investment opportunities wastes valuable time and money. It’s enough to make you give up lead prospecting before you start . . . until you use a pre-screen lead .. (Commercial Property)

New York Instant Office - Instant Suite

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 Nick Hunter (July 29, 2007)  An instant office is an all inclusive set up for business owners and there are many locations throughout the New York area. Office rents in New York can be high - very high. Just looking at attractive buildings in Manhattan, Queens and Long Island will show you that. It is not only the high rent that is an issue. Many companies find the long term leases and utility accounts to be just .. (Commercial Property)

The Benefits of Using A Realtor To Help You Buy Your Home

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 Eric Bramlett (July 26, 2007)  Is it possible to go out and buy a home on your own without the assistance of a professional realtor? Sure. But it’s not a good idea. Using a realtor to help in buying your home will make the entire process easier and will help to make sure that you get the best deal on your own and that all of the legal issues involved in home buying are taken care. Still not convinced? Just take . (Commercial Property)

Property Market In Dubai - Will The Prices Keep Climbing?

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 William King (July 25, 2007)  The ever growing demand for prime property has also engulfed the emirates and in the last few years, prime locations in the emirates like Dubai have seen a real estate boom. Considering that Dubai was a highly competitive but low priced market, this real estate boom is the last thing that the government wants. A lot of experts feel that Dubai is heading pretty much the same way where .. (Commercial Property)

Nassau County Office Space - Nassau Long Island Office

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 Nick Hunter (July 15, 2007)  When a business is looking to rent or locate office space on Long Island, they often look to Nassau County first. Nassau is the closest long island county to New York City - including Manhattan, but the square foot lease charges are generally more attractive than the expense of Manhattan. There are many desirable towns in the county for prime office space, with many having direct .. (Commercial Property)

Getting Started as a Commercial Mortgage Broker

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 Patrick Bedall (July 15, 2007)  Tips to get you into one of the hottest industries in the US. Are you ready for a change? Have you been looking for an opportunity for uncapped earning potential while making your own hours? If you have a mind for problem solving and a sincere desire to help people, then the Commercial Mortgage Industry may be for you. The Commercial Mortgage Industry is quickly becoming one of the .. (Commercial Property)

What You Should Know Before Investing in a Restaurant

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 David V. Tran (July 14, 2007)  Restaurants are a favorite commercial property for many investors because Tenants often sign very long term, e. g. 20 years absolute NNN leases. This means you have no responsibilities in managing the property. The only time you have to raise a finger is when you start your car engine to take the rent check to the bank for deposit. People have to eat whether it rains or shines. .. (Commercial Property)

Appraisals Debated In Eminent Domain Case

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 Dave Hutton (July 11, 2007)  Appraisers took center stage recently in an eminent domain case in Kansas City, Kan. The city’s Unified Government (UG) is trying to acquire the Indian Springs Mall for redevelopment. According to the Kansas City Kansan, the current owner of the mall and the UG remain far apart on the fair market value of the mall site. On June 4, the parties met at the Wyandotte County .. (Commercial Property)

An Introduction to Commercial Property

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 Ron Victor (June 28, 2007)  Commercial property is real estate market is planned to use by for-profit businesses, like workplace complexes, shopping malls, service stations and for other restaurants. Commercial property might be purchased completely by a developer for prospect plans or leased by real estate broker. Commercial property falls anywhere between residential home and investment property. Basically .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Finance Broker Commission Split - There Has To Be A Better Way

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 Patrick Bedall (June 19, 2007)  Let me paint you a picture of the perfect world. A world in which you’d have all the clients you could ever want. You’d be able to pick and choose the clients you’d work with. You don’t have to work on every loan deal that comes along just to make a buck. In this world, every loan closes, your client is happy, and you take home 100% of the commission. Did I .. (Commercial Property)

Commercial Mortgage Deal Killers

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 Patrick Morin (June 18, 2007)  Sometimes it seems that the hardest part of the commercial deal is not finding it but finishing it! Investors look diligently for deals, put them together and then the unthinkable happens – it falls apart. Why does this happen? There are four primary things that are terminal to deals. Make sure they don’t apply to you! Time: The number one killer of deals in the commercial .. (Commercial Property)

Tenant Reps and Commercial Realtors - What's the Difference

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 Tim McEvoy (June 14, 2007)  When you think of a business about to relocate to a new area, or renegotiate a lease for its present location, you might think the proprietors would consider employing a real estate agent or a lawyer to handle the various issues involved. While both are reasonable options, it may be more beneficial to the business owner to consult with a tenant representative instead. While a tenant rep . (Commercial Property)

How a Tenant Rep Saves Businesses Money

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 Tim McEvoy (June 14, 2007)  For a business to maintain success, it must be able to remain financially solvent. Sometimes in order to achieve this, relocation or renegotiation of a property lease is necessary, though not all businesses are equipped with the knowledgeable manpower to handle the various issues that arise. A commercial leasing agent or lawyer may be called in to assist negotiations, but in these cases . (Commercial Property)




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