Real estate investors looking for passive income opportunities, with minimal management requirements, often look to net-leased, single tenant properties. These are the retail stores that we frequent on a daily basis, such as Walgreens or Dollar General or Walmart. These real estate investments are often low risk and financing is typically readily available. … Continue reading Investing In A Triple Net Lease Property? Here's What You Should Look For
Securing a commercial loan is challenging, but knowing the common roadblocks you will face ahead of time will make your experience smoother. Let’s explore some of the common issues that you will face; some of them you create on your own and others that are unique to dealing with commercial mortgage lenders. Lender Requirements … Continue reading Commercial Mortgage Challenges And How To Overcome Them
Whether you are a first time investor or a seasoned professional, obtaining a commercial mortgage loan can be difficult for a variety of issues, many of which are typically dependent upon each other. Some of these difficulties derive from things that are out of your control, such as current economic conditions. Other difficulties relate to … Continue reading 5 Key Ways To Get A Yes On Your Commercial Mortgage Loan Request
1. Loan Size Restrictions The minimum loan amount for the Freddie Mac program is $1,000,000 and the maximum is $6,000,000, except that for certain major markets, the maximum is $7,500,000. 2. Net Worth and Liquidity Requirements Sponsors must show net worth equal to the loan amount and liquidity (i.e., cash and marketable securities) equal … Continue reading Top 16 Things You Should Know About the Freddie Mac Multifamily Small Balance Program
If you’re a small business owner, you may have contemplated whether it’s better for your company to continue leasing property or to buy it. You may have already established a lease with an option to purchase from your lender, giving you a clearer path to ownership, or you may be considering your financing options while … Continue reading Leasing vs. Purchasing: Which Is Right For Your Business?
If you’ve purchased commercial real estate in the last few years, your loan is likely maturing soon and you will need to refinance your mortgage. A commercial mortgage refinance can be quite challenging if you have not prepared. Borrowers that wait until the last minute often find themselves scrambling to find a solution, only to run … Continue reading How To Negotiate The Best Rate For Your Commercial Mortgage Refinance
Given the rise in property values over the years, you likely have a large built in gain on any investment real estate that you own. As such, you’ll be in for a big capital gain tax liability when it comes time to sell the property. Have no fear; you may be able to defer … Continue reading 1031 Exchanges: Understanding The Process, Using Leverage And Avoiding Pitfalls