Comparing Commercial Lease Types: Net, Gross, and Percentage Leases

So you’ve decided to take the plunge into commercial real estate. Investing in and managing commercial properties is quite different than the residential market, and many of those differences start with the lease.  New landlords often have limited experience with commercial leases and the differences can understandably seem complex and overwhelming. But, fear not, there’s …

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Understanding the Differences Between Residential and Commercial Real Estate Investing

Real estate has always been a popular choice for investors looking to diversify their portfolio. While successful real estate i­nvesting can provide substantial rewards, the barrier to entry and learning curve can feel daunting when compared to purchasing financial securities like stocks and bonds. This problem is compounded by the wide variety of markets, types …

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6 Ways to Increase Revenue That you Might be Missing Out On

If you’re wondering how to increase your return on property investment, there’s assuredly something you haven’t tapped into yet. Potential opportunities to increase revenue are often overlooked and rarely maximized.  Whether you’re a veteran landlord with multiple properties or a greenhorn still polishing the management practices on your first, below are ideas that any landlord …

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Apartment Size is Decreasing: Does it Matter?

As new apartment buildings are built, the units on the inside are changing drastically. Since 2006, the national apartment size average has been slowly decreasing. So far in 2017, the average size of an apartment has been recorded at 889 square feet, which represents a 9% reduction compared to those built in 2006. Surprisingly, even …

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