I recently forwarded an email to some industry colleagues with a subject line reading “No Dutch Interest!”. It was a catchy title, but I was curious how many of them could explain Dutch Interest simply. It turns out not everyone has a full understanding of this topic. …
Let’s assume you want to buy a property that costs $1,000,000. How are you going to pay for it?
Are you fortunate enough to have $1,000,000 in the bank and can pay in all cash?
Most people don’t have this luxury and need to borrow a portion of the…
In my previous blog “Today’s Commercial Real Estate is the NBA of the 1990's”, I gave a brief introduction to Form-Based Zoning Codes and promised to delve deeper into this term in a later blog. Here we go.
Sustainability and energy efficiency has been a growing topic as of late — especially with the new Biden Administrations infrastructure plan. While sustainability traditionally has been a luxury many can’t afford, a government financial product has made it not only financially feasible but potentially profitable.
What is C-PACE? How…
My previous piece, “How to Finance Your First Commercial Real Estate Deal”, discussed what you should expect to know when you’re looking to finance your first CRE deal. It’s helpful to those that are familiar with residential financing and want to cross over into commercial real estate investing.
Suburbanization has been a trending topic — the exodus of population from the urban core out to suburban areas.
Personally, I’m considering moving to DTLA so I wanted to figure out my rental options.
Conclusion: It’s a great time to be a renter in urban markets.
If you want to buy a home, the typical down payment is 20% of the purchase price. The typical minimum you can put down is 3.5% and that is by getting approved for an FHA loan. …
“There’s levels to this!”
If you’ve never heard this saying, it’s usually used when someone is trying to sarcastically describe how complicated a situation is.
Commercial Real Estate can be quite complicated, but lucky for you, I love simplifying things.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” — Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities.
We once again may see this worst of times bring about the best of times.
The inspiration for this piece came from some very hard talks with desolate…
Happy New Year! Is buying a new home on your 2021 to-do list? Are you curious how much you could qualify for to buy a home?
In this series, we break down trending terms or concepts that need a little more explanation.
Today: Pre-Approval Letters