Options Are Great Investment Tools

An option on real estate is an extremely versatile investment tool that comes in a variety of forms that can be used for a variety of purposes. The primary use of the option is that it gives the optionee (the party holding the option) control over property (in the sense of the right to buy it) for very little cash.

Curing Vacancies in Investment Properties

When an investment property is located in an overbuilt market, the marketing effort must have good planning and direction. Just throwing large amounts of money into the effort can be a waste. Rather than broad advertising, a narrower action, keeping the local brokers who specialize in leasing constantly updated about the amenities of a certain building may be the best way to make it more marketable.

Watch Rent Collections in Apartments

A good management system efficiently records, reports, and manages income from tenants. A poor system, on the other hand, is likely to increase the amount of work, create tenant conflicts, and reduce the amount of total collections.

Office and Industrial Parks in an Improving Market

There has been a move on the part of industry to relocate from the cities to the suburbs during the past few decades. The prime reasons were cheaper land costs and a greater amount of labor sources.

Changes In Office Space

The traditional standard for measuring the demand for office space has always been based on a multiple of the area required to house a single office worker. Generally, that figure averaged around 250 square feet for many years. Thus, if office employment were expected to increase by 10,000 persons in a given year, 2.5 million square feet of space would be absorbed.

Negotiate Profits from Leased Property

When we write or talk about real estate "investments" it is usually with the idea of ownership of the property. When you own the investment property, the opportunities for profits and cash flow from it are thought of as rent paid by a tenant to the owner. The owner also has a potential profit that can come from the later gains when the property is sold.

Extreme Leverage With Options

Leverage is the use of borrowed money to control something of value. Real estate investments for many years have afforded the investor some extreme leverage situations. Let's examine leverage. If double-digit inflation returns, controlling the maximum amount of real estate may be extremely desirable.

Cooperation Between Owner And Developer

The acquisition and improvement of land is a large-scale operation and requires large amounts of capital. This has created methods of land acquisition that gives the developer access to and control over a large enough tract to make development economical without requiring an initial outlay of all of the capital necessary to acquire such a tract.

Commercial Real Estate Representation in Harrisburg and Beyond

There are a number of ways to buy, sell or exchange investment or commercial real estate. Having the knowledge of what you can do in some tax situations can be the difference between an annual profit or loss in a property that you intend to acquire or one that you already have in inventory.

Where Will U.S. Population Growth Occur? A Glimpse at 2020 and 2030

NAI's Chief Economist, Dr. Peter Linneman, has released a white paper that covers topics such as: Is it the growth that fuels U.S. real estate development? Why does the U.S. still have tremendous growth potential due to pent-up demand? Why do large cities tend to be attractive? What is the single most important factor in determining future population growth?

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