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What to Consider When Buying a Commercial Property?

Buying a Commercial Property

Commercial real estate can be a profitable mid- to long-term investment, and it’s a good option when looking to diversify a portfolio. Whether heavy in bonds, equities or even smaller residential real estate, commercial properties offer exposure to different markets, stability during downturns in other markets, and some excellent opportunities.

Of course, it’s essential to purchase promising properties at advantageous properties. Here’s how to go … Read More

What is Before Tax Cash Flow (BTCF) in Property Investment?

Before Tax Cash Flow

Before tax cash flow (BTCF) is a metric all commercial real estate investors must understand. It provides an analysis point that can be essential in understanding the potential cash flow a property can produce. It is one of numerous metrics considered before investing in real estate.

Understanding Before Tax Cash Flow (BTCF)

BTCF represents the cash flow the real estate investor will attain after paying … Read More

RevPAR Formula: How to Calculate Revenue Per Available Room

RevPAR Formula

Revenue per available room (RevPAR) provides insights into property performance and profitability. Here’s a look at what RevPAR is, how to calculate it, and why you should know it if investing in hotel properties.

What is Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR)?

RevPAR is a performance metric used in the hotel industry to measure the average revenue earned per available room during a specific period.

Calculating … Read More

Commercial Mortgage Documents: What Do Lenders Look For?

Commercial Mortgage Documents

Applying for a commercial real estate loan is a multi-step process that requires a number of documents. Here’s what lenders generally need to see when approving and underwriting a loan for investment property.

What Commercial Real Estate Loan Documents Do You Need?

While lenders generally ask for a fairly standard set of information, the exact documents required can vary based on the lender, type of … Read More

Investing in Senior Housing: Is It Worth It?

Investing in Senior Housing

The United States’ aging population is making senior housing an increasingly attractive real estate investment opportunity.

From 2010 to 2020 (census years), the percentage of 65+ adults in the U.S. grew at its fastest rate since 1880 to 1890. For everyone who missed the promising opportunity at the end of the 19th Century, the 55.8 million seniors age 65+ present another great time to consider … Read More

A Comprehensive Guide to Apartment Building Loans

Apartment Building Loans

Multifamily residential real estate can provide substantial and fairly reliable returns, but almost no one purchases these properties as cash investments. Multifamily residential properties are usually instead financed with apartment building loans, of which there are several options. Here’s a guide to securing and using apartment building loans.

What Are Apartment Building Loans?

Apartment building loans are specialized financing products for the purchase, renovation, or … Read More

Hotel Financing: How to Finance Your Hotel Business

Hotel Financing

Whether buying and operating or building from the ground up, hotel financing revolved around the process of securing commercial real estate and developing a solid business model. This is often dependent on access to funding.

What is Hotel Financing?

Hotel financing refers to any type of lending related to the purchase, development, upgrading, or renovations of a hotel. These loans can help investors to meet … Read More

SBA Loan Default: What to Do and How to Prevent It?

SBA Loan Default

There are some situations where purchasing the property that your business occupies can be lucrative in the long term. Other times, changing market conditions, a lack of due diligence, or unknown factors can make the investment a bad one. For a business owner, the inability to pay back their loan is a concern, and SBA loan default is not ideal. There are some ways to … Read More

Are Storage Units a Good Investment?

Are Storage Units a Good Investment

The investment in self-storage could be beneficial to some investors. With a wide range of potential storage facility opportunities in many areas, it is valuable to explore this investment avenue to determine how profitable it could be.

What is Self Storage?

Self-storage is an opportunity to piece out and rent space to those who need to store items offsite. These are typically buildings that have … Read More

What is an Opportunity Zone? A Guide in Real Estate Investment

What is an Opportunity Zone

Every real estate investor needs to find at least one way, and preferably several, to gain an advantage in the market. One of the largest potential advantages is an opportunity zone (OZ). If you’re unfamiliar with this particular benefit, here’s why you might want your next property to be in this particular type of zone.

What is an Opportunity Zone?

Created by the Tax Cuts … Read More