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A Guide to Real Estate Syndication Investment

March 14, 2023
real estate syndication investment

If you’ve ever dreamed of investing in real estate but don’t have the deep pockets to finance a property, real estate syndication is the opportunity you’re looking for. By pooling funds with other investors, you can access larger, more lucrative real estate deals that would otherwise be out of reach.  Essentially, a sponsor or syndicator…

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What is Seller Financing in Commercial Real Estate

March 6, 2023
Seller financing

If you want to purchase commercial real estate, seller financing might be just what you need. But what is seller financing? And how can it help you in your search for the perfect property? Let’s examine what seller financing is and how it works.  What Does Seller financing Mean? Seller financing is when the seller…

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Maximizing Your CRE Returns: Levered IRR vs Unlevered IRR Explained

February 27, 2023
irr levered vs unlevered

As a commercial real estate seller or investor, you know that generating high returns is essential to your success. Understanding the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) concept is crucial. IRR is an essential metric that helps you evaluate the profitability of your commercial real estate investments.  However, with different approaches to calculating IRR, it can…

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Commercial real estate loan requirements: A Full Guide

February 16, 2023
Commercial real estate loan requirements

If you’re looking to invest in commercial real estate, securing financing is one of the most important steps you’ll need to take. Commercial real estate loans can be complex, and the requirements can vary depending on several factors, including the type of property you’re looking to purchase, credit history, income the property generates, and the…

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Income Approach Appraisal: What is it and Why is it important

February 13, 2023
Income Approach Appraisal

When appraising a property, many different methods can be used to come up with an accurate estimate of the value. The income approach appraisal is a commonly used method, and it considers the potential income that can be generated from the property. In this post, we’ll take a look at the income approach and why…

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Ground Lease vs Fee Simple: What’s the Difference?

February 6, 2023
ground lease vs fee simple

If you’ve ever looked into purchasing land or real estate. You’ve likely come across two complicated terms: ground lease vs fee simple. While both agreements involve the transfer of real estate from one party to another, there are key differences that you should be aware of before embarking on either. What is a Ground Lease? …

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How to Value Commercial Property

January 30, 2023
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Estimating the value of a commercial real estate can be quite intricate compared to residential property as professionals use various methods for valuation. An exact value is essential to find deals other investors have bypassed and steer clear of investing in overpriced assets.  In this competitive market knowing how to value commercial property is beneficial.…

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1031 Exchange for New Construction Explained

January 23, 2023
1031 exchange for new construction

With careful planning and expert guidance, savvy investors can use a 1031 Exchange to defer their capital gains taxes despite purchasing new construction. While IRS guidelines forbid using funds from an exchange for building projects, this creative maneuver allows investors significant flexibility in directing assets towards various investments, even up to double the value of…

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1031 Exchange Residential To Commercial: Is It Possible?

January 16, 2023
1031 exchange residential to commercial

If you’re considering a 1031 exchange, you may wonder if exchanging a residential property for commercial real estate is possible. The answer is yes, with some caveats. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to converting 1031 exchange residential to commercial and how it works.  What is a 1031 Exchange?  First off, let’s…

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1031 Exchange Qualified Intermediary

January 7, 2023
1031 exchange qualified intermediary

If you’re considering a 1031 exchange to defer capital gains taxes, then there are some important terms you should be familiar with, like a qualified intermediary. In the world of 1031 exchanges, a qualified intermediary (QI) is essential for executing the exchange process. Let’s explore what 1031 exchange qualified intermediary means and how it works. …

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