Adaptive Re-Use: How to Succeed in Getting a CRE Loan When Giving Old Buildings New Life

Adaptive re-use properties have proved to be more than just a trend. Businesses and residential tenants are finding functionality and aesthetic appear in adaptive re-use properties, and commercial real estate investors are finding them highly profitable. However, before seeking...

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Making Your Business Bankable: The Importance of Showing a Profit on Your Business Tax Return

For many new and small businesses, getting access to reliable financing is essential. However, in order to qualify for most financing programs, lenders will want to see a profit and loss statement, as well as the most recent business...

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How to Get a Commercial Real Estate Loan-10 FAQ’s

When you are applying for your first commercial real estate loan, the process can be daunting. The best way to handle the situation is to go in with the right information, and that starts with an understanding of what...

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4 Things to Consider Before Commercial Real Estate Rates Rise

Interest rates on commercial real estate loans have been at all-time lows for about a decade, and they were still quite low for much of the decade before that. As the economy recovers, though, those rates are going to...

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How Recent Tax Proposals May Affect Commercial Real Estate Investors and What To Do About It

The recent tax bills that have been considered by Congress provide several changes to the way deductions and tax rates work for a number of different entities. The result can be confusing, because some of the changes are designed...

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Stated Income Financing: Beyond Traditional Loans

For individuals in the commercial real estate field, securing loans through traditional channels can be challenging. Banks and similar institutions require tax returns and proof of a steady income. Since commercial real estate involves property sales or revenue from...

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House Flippers: Building A Good Reputation In Three Easy Steps

All too often we see disreputable house flippers in the news. These house flippers get bad reputations rather quickly for pulling stunts like only making cosmetic changes to run down houses. Just watch any show with Mike Holmes to...

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CMBS Loans: Benefits You Should Know

If you’re in the real estate business and are trying to find the right kind of loan to fund your business, you may want to look into a CMBS loan. Also known as CMBS Conduit Loans, this real estate...

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Commercial Real Estate Investments: The Benefits And Disadvantages

Commercial real estate investments can be an extremely lucrative career move. However, when deciding between properties such as single family rentals, and other commercial real estate, like office stave or store fronts, the experts are divided. Both have their...

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Fix And Flip Projects: Avoiding Common Mistakes

Almost every commercial real estate investor will agree that there is no such thing as a “typical” fix and flip project. Last minute costs, unexpected repairs, scheduling, and more can delay renovations, so commercial real estate investors should have...

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