Tenancy in common (TIC) is a real estate transaction in which there is more than one owner of a specific property. It is not an uncommon situation, but it is one that can have both good and bad factors related to it. Understanding tenancy in common in a commercial real estate transaction is a critical step if this type of structure will be used.
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Commercial mortgages have numerous stipulations that help to protect the lender’s investment. One of those is a prepayment penalty called yield maintenance. Commercial lenders may use this type of penalty as a way to ensure they receive a profit from lending to the borrower.
What Is Yield Maintenance?
In commercial mortgages, yield maintenance is a type of fee paid by the borrower to the lender … Read More
The financial performance of commercial real estate property is reported over various periods, including back-looking and forward-looking periods. One of the most common periods when evaluating multifamily properties is the trailing 12-month period, also known as TTM and the most commonly used term T-12.
What is a Trailing 12-Month Period?
The trailing 12-month period is the most recent 12 months. The last full month constitutes … Read More
Determining which rental property is worth your investment requires carefully looking at various bits of data. The gross rent multiplier in real estate happens to be one of the most important factors you may wish to focus on – and the good news is there are many such metrics you can use to get a good idea of the value of any property.
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Equity multiple represents the absolute return of an investment. It’s widely used in private equity and commercial real estate as a litmus test. There are fewer quick ways to calculate the potential or actual total return of a property (or deal).
What Does Equity Multiple Mean?
Equity multiple demonstrates, in a straightforward way, the total return that investors will receive on their total investment. It’s … Read More
Lenders charge a variety of fees when underwriting commercial real estate loans. One of the most common commercial loan fees and charges is the loan origination fee.
What Are Loan Origination Fees?
Loan origination fees are charged to cover the overhead associated with actually originating a loan.
Origination encompasses the entire process of entering into a loan agreement, from initial application to final signing. The … Read More
For commercial real estate investors, having access to as many metrics as possible to provide insight and comparison opportunities is critical. There are various metrics available, including cash on cash return and internal rate of return, both of which enable investors to create a more even comparison between properties when trying to decide which to choose for investment.
Most investors set their own threshold of … Read More
Triple net properties, sometimes called NNN, are a form of commercial real estate. Those considering the investment in these properties should understand what this term means and how it applies to their situation.
What Does Triple Net Mean in Commercial Real Estate?
A triple net lease is a type of commercial lease that includes a provision that the lease remains responsible for covering some of … Read More
A variety of commercial leases are available. This helps ensure there is something available to fit any need and most challenges.
There are two main types of commercial leases. The first is a gross lease, and the second is a net lease. It is also sometimes called gross rent vs net rent. The type determines who pays for various expenses associated with the use of … Read More
Accurately assessing a commercial real estate property’s value is essential for multiple reasons. Buyers, sellers, lenders, and tax authorities all need to know how much a property is worth, so they can accurately price, underwrite and tax the property. Getting a commercial property appraisal is the industry-standard way to value commercial real estate properties.
What is a Commercial Property Appraisal?
The role of a commercial … Read More