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Understanding Estoppel Certificates and Why They Matter

Understanding Estoppel Certificates and Why They Matter

You may see a clause in the landlord’s lease entitled Estoppel Certificates or “estoppel Letters”. You could read it over...
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What is a 1031 Exchange? And why you need it!

What is a 1031 Exchange? And why you need it!

What is a 1031 Exchange? Yes, if you have any investment property, even if only a parcel of land and...
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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...
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Sales per Square Foot for Most Retail Categories Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels

Sales per Square Foot for Most Retail Categories Surpass Pre-Pandemic Levels

Article originally posted on Costar In another sign of the strength of the U.S. consumer and the resiliency of brick-and-mortar...
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Buying Commercial Real Estate: Due Diligence Checklist

Buying Commercial Real Estate: Due Diligence Checklist

Are you buying commercial real estate? Here is a due diligence checklist. Due Diligence, if performed properly and thoroughly, will...
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Understanding Your Commercial Lease Agreement

Understanding Your Commercial Lease Agreement

You will come across many clauses in your commercial lease agreement that have been prepared by the Landlord. There is...
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Subletting and Assignment of Lease: What is the Difference?

Subletting and Assignment of Lease: What is the Difference?

Have you considered subletting your space? There are several ways to get rid of some or all of your space...
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Using the Starker Exchange Technique

Using the Starker Exchange Technique

What is a Starker exchange and how can commercial real estate investors utilize it? Many of you that are reading...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling a Commercial Property

Advantages and Disadvantages of 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...
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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...
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What are 1031 Exchange Fees?

What are 1031 Exchange Fees?

1031 Exchange Fees? Yes, there are costs associated with 1031 exchanges. When you are selling an investment property and decide...
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The More Important Parts of a Commercial Lease

The More Important Parts of a Commercial Lease

There are a few parts of a commercial lease that you should pay close attention to. Commercial leases are lengthy...
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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...
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When to Start Looking for a New Commercial Office Space

When to Start Looking for a New Commercial Office Space

When should you start looking for a new commercial office space? Typically, companies start looking for  a new commercial office...
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Terms to Look For in Your Commercial Lease Agreement

Terms to Look For in Your Commercial Lease Agreement

A commercial lease agreement can be an intimidating document, especially for those who don't work with real estate on a...
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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...
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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...
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My Commercial Property Won’t Sell, Why?

My Commercial Property Won’t Sell, Why?

Your commercial property won't sell, you listed your building up for sale and it simply didn't sell. The first thing...
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What Can You Expect from Your Commercial Property Management?

What Can You Expect from Your Commercial Property Management?

When it comes to Commercial Property Management Services, selecting the right company can make the difference of having a good...
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8 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Contractor

8 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Contractor

Let's look at things to consider before hiring a contractor to do work on your commercial property. Our friends at...
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