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Six Commercial Real Estate Investment Strategies for 2022

Investment strategies for 2022 range from selling overpriced industrial assets to taking a full accounting of the top Commercial Real Estate risks. With the holiday weekend behind us, it is not too soon to look at what will be the top investment strategies for next year. They include: Sell Overpriced ...

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The Seller Representation/Listing Agreement

Guaranteeing You the Very Best in Real Estate Service When it comes to just about every kind of contract, signing on the dotted line makes us all a little bit nervous. When buying a home, most people are aware they sign a Buyer’s Agreement with a REALTOR®. There is, however, ...

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Commercial Real Estate Acquisition: 5 Tips for Success

Buying real estate is a costly undertaking, and business owners need to exercise due diligence every step of the way. Without proper planning, entrepreneurs can face a host of problems, including inadequate financing, unexpected construction costs, inefficient layout and environmental lawsuits. Although real estate costs have shot up in recent decades, entrepreneurs are ...

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In a Low-Rate World, Real Estate Can Be Key

Key takeaways Record-low and slowly increasing interest rates may continue in the coming years. Combined with rising inflation, this is making it difficult to generate critical inflation-adjusted returns needed for income-oriented investors. Real estate as an investment has a history of delivering strong returns through various rate and inflationary environments. ...

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How Are You Going To Get Your Money Out Of The Business ???

And how much money are you going to get? Liquidation One often-overlooked exit strategy is simply to call it quits, close the business doors, and call it a day. (not a great one). If you liquidate, however, any proceeds from the assets must be used to repay creditors. The remainder ...

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When it Comes to Offers, it’s Not Always about Price

When considering which of two or more competing offers to accept for your property, there is no doubt price will play a huge role. After all, if Offer #1 is $10,000 higher than Offer #2, that’s an enticing difference that puts thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. However, price ...

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An Example of the Sales Process of Selling a Business

There are various approaches to selling a business and the following will provide one framework that is typical.  The purpose is to help potential sellers understand the process and to assist in the questions you may have as they begin to think about selling their business. Step 1. Preparation Prepare ...

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Sole Discretion Clauses are NOT “get out of jail free cards”

  We are hearing that during this pandemic more than one buyer has put an offer in on a property, conditional on financing and/or inspection, and when it came time to waive it they failed to do so. This is even though there was no legitimate reason not to waive ...

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The Seven Deadly Sins of CRE Investment

Buying a CRE asset above its value or at a low cap rate is rarely a route to a successful transaction. Most of you have heard about the Seven Deadly Sins that include; pride, envy, gluttony, lust, anger, greed and sloth. There are also Seven Deadly Sins of commercial real ...

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Multiple Offers are Being Accepted

Are we able to see what others are offering before we make ours? This has been a more common question lately, as many transactions are taking place with multiple (competing) offers. Sellers represented by real estate brokerages in Ontario accept offers in what is referred to as closed bidding process, ...

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