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A Beginner’s Guide To Investing In Commercial Real Estate

A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Commercial Real Estate

Investing in commercial real estate can be a lucrative venture, but it requires a strategic approach and a solid understanding of the market. Whether you’re…Read More→

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Investing in the Arizona Commercial Real Estate Market

Arizona commercial real estate market

Investing in the Arizona commercial real estate market has paid huge dividends over the past decade. Arizona is known for its stunning landscapes, vibrant cities,…Read More→

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Best States to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

Best States to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

What are the best states to invest in Commercial Real Estate? The answers may surprise you. Commercial real estate has always been a lucrative investment…Read More→

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Understanding Like-Kind in a 1031 Exchange

Understanding Like-Kind in a 1031 Exchange

In a tax-deferred 1031 exchange, under Internal Revenue Code Section 1031, an owner can defer capital gain taxes by exchanging property held for investment or…Read More→

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Commercial Property Owners vs Commercial Property Investors

Commercial Property Owners vs Commercial Property Investors

There are two type of decision makers when purchasing a property. Commercial property owners, those who make decisions regarding space that they need to use…Read More→

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Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate Investing

Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate Investing

Let’s take a deep dive into the trends shaping commercial real estate investing as we head into 2023. As the commercial real estate market continues…Read More→

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Best Ways to Invest in Healthcare Real Estate

Best Ways to Invest in Healthcare Real Estate

Like most of the niche commercial real estate markets, the medical office space has found stability in the post pandemic era. Many signs are pointing…Read More→

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How to Increase Cash Flow on Your Investment Property

Increase Cash Flow on Your Investment Property

How do you increase cash flow on an investment property? The value of every income-producing property is greatly affected by small changes in certain aspects…Read More→

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1031 Exchange Benefits – What You Should Know

1031 Exchange Benefits

The IRS Code 1031 says that if you make a like-for-like exchange, you don’t have to pay the gains tax at the time of the…Read More→

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Understanding Estoppel Certificates and Why They Matter

Estoppel Certificates

You may see a clause in the landlord’s lease entitled Estoppel Certificates or “estoppel Letters”. You could read it over and not understand what this…Read More→

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Rules for Exchanging a Vacation Home

Rules for Exchanging a Vacation Home

The IRS provides a safe harbor for exchanging a vacation home (defined as “dwelling unit” in the Rev. Proc.). This ruling provides clear guidance of…Read More→

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Using the Starker Exchange Technique

the Starker Exchange Technique

What is a Starker exchange and how can commercial real estate investors utilize it? Many of you that are reading are familiar with a 1031…Read More→

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling a Commercial Property

Selling a Commercial Property

When selling a commercial property there are advantages and disadvantages. Let’s explore the financial consequences (good and bad) of selling a commercial property. Advantages of…Read More→

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How to Use the Sale-Leaseback When Other Forms of Financing are More Costly

Sale-Leaseback

How can you use the sale-leaseback method when other forms of financing are more costly? If the money market will support your financial needs at…Read More→

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How to Reduce Building Operating Expenses

How to Reduce Building Operating Expenses

There are few things you can do to increase the value of your property, you can either raise rents or reduce operating expenses. I’d like…Read More→

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Economic Challenges of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate

Economic Challenges of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate

Many are comparing the economic challenges of COVID-19 on commercial real estate to that of the last recession. But CRE was in a much stronger…Read More→

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What are 1031 Exchange Fees?

1031 Exchange Fees  or Accommodator fees

1031 Exchange Fees? Yes, there are costs associated with 1031 exchanges. When you are selling an investment property and decide to do an IRC 1031…Read More→

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10 Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

10 Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

(1) A §1031 tax deferred exchange is for investment property only. Land, commercial, or residential property that has been rented out, all qualify. (2) A…Read More→

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Tenant Improvement Projects – Things to Remember

Tenant Improvement Projects - Things to Remember

Planning tenant improvement projects used to be simple — design rows of private offices with cubicles in front and don’t forget a storage room and…Read More→

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Understanding Cap Rate in Commercial Real Estate

Understanding Cap Rate in Commercial Real Estate

Let’s examine what a cap rate is and how it allows investors to evaluate their rate of return. There are many ways to value real…Read More→

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