• Buy and Hold Strategies for Investors Buy and Hold Strategies for Investors

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    Buy and Hold Strategies for Investors

    Buying properties to hold for investment purposes may not be as straightforward as you think. People often think that a rental property is forever – but many factors go into how long an investor holds an income-producing property. Market conditions – including sales and rental performance, financing and the goals and objectives of the individual investor all play an important part.

    How Long to Hold that Rental Property?

    If you were to take a poll, most would probably believe buy and hold properties are meant to be owned forever, passing on only in death. And for most investors who kind of dabble in real estate – purchasing a property here and there, this may be true.

    However, professional investors are aware that not every buy and hold property is forever…

    There are some properties that indeed will stick with you forever, but there are others you may only own for a few months or a few years.

    Let’s take a look at the various buy and hold strategies employed by real estate investors and when to use each once.

    Short and Mid-Term Investment Property Strategies

    Seller Financed and Subject-To Rentals

    Seller financing is a fairly common strategy employed by investors to acquire rentals. Many times you will stumble across a homeowner who doesn’t really need the lump sum a cash sale will bring but is ready and willing to get rid of an unwanted property. You can often negotiate with these sellers to take...

    Buying properties to hold for investment purposes may not be as straightforward as you think. People often think that a rental property is forever – but many factors go into how long an investor holds an income-producing property. Market conditions – including sales and rental performance, financing and the goals and objectives of the individual investor all play an important part.

    How Long to Hold that Rental Property?

    If you were to take a poll, most would probably believe buy and hold properties are meant to be owned forever, passing on only in death. And for most investors who kind of dabble in real estate – purchasing a property here and there, this may be true.

    However, professional investors are aware that not every buy and hold property is forever…

    There are some properties that indeed will stick with you forever, but there are others you may only own for a few months or a few years.

    Let’s take a look at the various buy and hold strategies employed by real estate investors and when to use each once.

    Short and Mid-Term Investment Property Strategies

    Seller Financed and Subject-To Rentals

    Seller financing is a fairly common strategy employed by investors to acquire rentals. Many times you will stumble across a homeowner who doesn’t really need the lump sum a cash sale will bring but is ready and willing to get rid of an unwanted property. You can often negotiate with these sellers to take...

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  • Beginners Guide to Finding the Right Commercial Broker Team Beginners Guide to Finding the Right Commercial Broker Team

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    Beginners Guide to Finding the Right Commercial Broker Team

    Choosing the right broker

    Commercial real estate is a multi-faceted business, and has several distinct income streams. There’s sales and management, and there is also leasing. The leasing process is a great way to start to build your CRE business and learn the nuts and bolts of commercial real estate.  Starting out with a 10 Unit Multi-family commercial property is not such a bad idea at first, especially since you are just getting your feet wet.  Jumping into a larger project in the beginning is not something I suggest especially if you are brand new to the game.  Due diligence is a top priority so stay the course! Finding the right broker/agent to find and list your rental property is key.

    Leasing is the building block of investment properties

    Learning how the lease affects the property’s financial picture, through the base rent and annual rent increases, the term of the lease, renewal options, operating costs pass-throughs, signage rights, expansion options, termination rights, parking requirements and numerous other property rights that affect the value, purchase and sale of a property.  As you can see, it's not all about the amount of rent to be collected each month, there are so many different variables to consider.  Studying how the lease affects the property's financial future is so much more important than the initial number!  Working with the right commercial broker and his team of leasing agents is essential to the success of your first endeavor.  Down the road, you will be using a property manager...

    Choosing the right broker

    Commercial real estate is a multi-faceted business, and has several distinct income streams. There’s sales and management, and there is also leasing. The leasing process is a great way to start to build your CRE business and learn the nuts and bolts of commercial real estate.  Starting out with a 10 Unit Multi-family commercial property is not such a bad idea at first, especially since you are just getting your feet wet.  Jumping into a larger project in the beginning is not something I suggest especially if you are brand new to the game.  Due diligence is a top priority so stay the course! Finding the right broker/agent to find and list your rental property is key.

    Leasing is the building block of investment properties

    Learning how the lease affects the property’s financial picture, through the base rent and annual rent increases, the term of the lease, renewal options, operating costs pass-throughs, signage rights, expansion options, termination rights, parking requirements and numerous other property rights that affect the value, purchase and sale of a property.  As you can see, it's not all about the amount of rent to be collected each month, there are so many different variables to consider.  Studying how the lease affects the property's financial future is so much more important than the initial number!  Working with the right commercial broker and his team of leasing agents is essential to the success of your first endeavor.  Down the road, you will be using a property manager...

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