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What is Seller Financing in Commercial Real Estate

March 6, 2023
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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 of a property provides some or all of the funding to purchase that asset. The lender, in this case, is the seller, who uses their equity in the property as collateral for a loan they make to the buyer. This type of finance can be…

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Maximizing Your CRE Returns: Levered IRR vs Unlevered IRR Explained

February 27, 2023
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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 be challenging to know which method is best suited for your investment strategy. In this post, we’ll explain the differences between levered IRR vs. unlevered IRR and provide examples of how both methods can generate higher returns in commercial real estate investing. We’ll also discuss…

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What is a Commercial Real Estate Lawyer, and Why Do You Need One?

August 29, 2022
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When buying or selling commercial property, it is important to have an experienced commercial real estate lawyer on your side. Commercial real estate lawyers know the ins and outs of the commercial real estate market and can help you get the best deal possible. They can also help you with all the paperwork involved in a commercial real estate transaction and ensure everything goes smoothly. If you are considering buying or selling commercial property, here is what you need to know about commercial real estate lawyers! What Does a Commercial Real Estate Lawyer Do? A commercial real estate lawyer helps…

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Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence: What You Need To Know

July 22, 2022
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What is commercial real estate due diligence? Commercial real estate due diligence is the thorough investigation and analysis of buyers, investors, or lenders before finalizing a commercial property transaction. It involves evaluating various aspects of the property, such as its financial performance, legal compliance, physical condition, and market viability. This blog post will discuss due diligence and its importance for commercial real estate investments. This includes looking into the history of the property, as well as the financial and legal status. What Is Due Diligence In Cre? Due diligence in commercial real estate (CRE) is similar to due diligence in…

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15 Questions To Ask A Commercial Real Estate Broker

July 14, 2022
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Selecting a skilled broker is crucial when making a splash in commercial real estate. Beyond social media insights, a competent broker’s role in positioning your property or finding the right commercial space is invaluable. What questions, then, should you ask to ensure top-notch service? Identifying the right questions is key to a smooth transaction. Here are fifteen essential questions to ask a commercial real estate broker, to understand your broker’s expertise and assess if they fit your commercial real estate needs. This will help you better understand the art of buying, selling, or leasing commercial properties, ensuring you get the…

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