Choosing the Right Commercial Real Estate Broker

Choosing the Right Commercial Real Estate Broker

Years ago, I spent several years working for a prestigious commercial real estate firm while researching for my Dummies book. What I discovered is that commercial real estate agents are a different breed. They're a different breed of people. They're highly skilled but well-respected. Getting to know how they work and function in their jobs is critical in choosing the right one to work with. Don't you agree? Well, many people like yourself are  intimidated by commercial real estate agents. I … [Read more...]

7 Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

7 Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Know

You're about to discover 7 commercial real estate terms that you should know if you plan on investing in commercial real estate. These 7 terms are mandatory to understand on any property you are looking to purchase. There's a quote I want to share with you from the Greek philosopher, Aristotle. He says, "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." I truly believe that. What I want to do in this short training is very quickly share with you what's in the heart of every … [Read more...]

Secret to Commercial Real Estate Success

Secret to Commercial Real Estate Success

https://youtu.be/0gSGg2dusgE The Secret to Commercial Real Estate Success Let me start off with this, do not buy or invest in any commercial real estate of any type without knowing what I'm going to share with you, just give me a few minutes and you'll see why. Let me start off with three questions. Question 1 Have you ever over paid for a property? Do you know of anyone who have ever over paid for commercial property? It's not a good feeling, and it's not a good position to be in. Question … [Read more...]

Distinguishing Good Deals from Bad Deals in Commercial Real Estate

Distinguishing Good Deals from Bad Deals in Commercial Real Estate

You're about to discover a very powerful way to determine what a truly good deal in commercial real estate looks like and what a bad deal looks like. On the surface, it can be quite different; but below the surface is where you really find out which ones are the winners and which ones are the losers. You'll see examples of real deals to help you better understand the methodology of distinguishing the good deals from the bad deals. Plus, you'll learn invaluable tips and rules of thumb that can … [Read more...]

Exit Strategies For Commercial Real Estate

Exit Strategies For Commercial Real Estate

Well, first things first, you've got to know your exit strategy before you invest in any commercial real estate investments. If you don't, what you're telling yourself is that it's okay to not maximize your cash flow and it's okay to not maximize your profits when you sell, but knowing only your investment goals is half the story. You must also know how and when to sell the property. Question for You What's the commonality between an exit strategy and an astronaut? NASA astronauts wouldn't … [Read more...]

Creative Financing for Commercial Real Estate

Creative Financing for Commercial Real Estate

It's really important that you know how to structure deals that no one else does. What if you don't have enough of a down payment? How do you close that deal? What if you find a great deal that's distressed? How do you finance something like that? What if the seller has a great property with great upside, but has no financials? How do you creatively structure and close that deal? Well, in my experience, real estate agents are not the best source to learn how to be creative in commercial real … [Read more...]

How to Make Commercial Deals With Distressed Sellers

How to Make Commercial Deals With Distressed Sellers

We teach our students and clients all across this nation how to find commercial property owners quickly, and then we show them how to talk to them, how to find the seller's motivation, and, lastly, how to structure deals around those motivations. As you go out there and you generate leads and run into owners of commercial real estate, you're going to run into owners who are doing okay, and some owners who are not doing okay. We're going to focus today', on those who are not doing okay, and have … [Read more...]

Creative Financing Using Second Carry Mortgage

Creative Financing Using Second Carry Mortgage

It's really important that you know how to structure deals that no one else does to give you the upper hand. A typical real estate agent may or may not know how to be creative but for the most part, they're not interested because it may affect their commission. From my experience, nearly 95% of all property owners, the sellers, don't have a clue on how to safely structure creative deals. Why Second Carry Mortgages? Have you ever heard of these terms or these phrases before when you're looking … [Read more...]

Commercial Cash out Refinance

Commercial Cash out Refinance

There are some things in the commercial real estate business that you want. There are some things that you need, and there are some must-haves. The commercial cash out refi is a must-have. What Exactly is a Commercial Cash Out Refi and How Can it Help You? The commercial cash out refi is a very common strategy of putting your property into position to refinance the current loan and pull out your original down payment as cash. It's also a very important skill to have if you want to be a … [Read more...]

Buying Commercial Real Estate without Bank Loans

Buying Commercial Real Estate without Bank Loans

Discover how to buy commercial real estate without using bank loans. You'll learn about creative financing techniques such as master leases, seller financing and installment sales. This is a must watch video for anyone interested in commercial real estate investing. 7 Reasons to Use Creative Financing in Your Commercial Real Estate Deals 1. The first reason is leverage, lower down payment, not having to deal with banks. 2. You have the cash resources but not the credit. 3. If you … [Read more...]