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The Future of Commercial Real Estate Information Technology

The commercial real estate industry is in the early stages of a revolution. Property data and listings are becoming more accessible to all industry participants. The future availability of commercial real estate data will help buyers, sellers, and brokers all make better real estate investment decisions. Commercial real estate brokerages haven’t really changed how they…

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Best Reasons to Buy and Hold California Investment Property

California investment properties have performed very well over the long term compared to most other real estate markets. One of the advantages of owning California investment property is the strong appreciation potential across property types. Investors still need to do their homework to make sure they are not paying an excessively high price for a…

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Financing Investment Property: Commercial vs Residential Loans

Borrowers have many options when financing investment property and commercial real estate. The first thing to consider when looking at financing options is whether a property qualifies for a commercial or residential loan. There are important differences to understand between commercial and residential financing. Residential loans are for single family homes and 2-4 unit multifamily…

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How to Overcome Common Commercial Real Estate Investment Challenges

It is surprising how few people invest in real estate, given all the benefits commercial real estate investment can provide. Aside from a good portion of households that own a home, many people do not make direct real estate investments. Commercial real estate or income property investment is even more rare due to some common…

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Top 7 Reasons to Invest in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate has proven to be a very profitable investment. Many fortunes have been made through real estate investing. However, many people have little if any money invested in commercial real estate. Here are 7 top reasons to invest in commercial real estate and how it compares with some other common investments. First, what…

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How to Search Commercial Real Estate MLS Property Listings

Property listing Information is critical to the commercial real estate industry. Unfortunately, it is expensive to obtain all the needed commercial real estate property listing and sales information. Investors, brokers, buyers, and sellers with access to more information can make better investment decisions. This article will explain how to find reliable commercial real estate MLS…

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Guide to Commercial Real Estate Search and Listing Websites

Commercial Real Estate search and listing websites are more important than ever when looking to purchase or market commercial properties. New search and listing websites, also known as marketplaces, are coming online and existing sites continue to modify their services. The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry includes a variety of different websites providing a range…

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Commercial Real Estate Investing: 5 Core Principles

If Commercial Real Estate Investing were easy, everybody would do it. Successful investing requires hard work, resourcefulness, and sometimes luck with market timing. However, taking the time to carefully pursue properties with a well thought out investment process can produce some incredible returns. Following these 5 core investment principles can eliminate many mistakes and increase…

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