Insights for Property Owners

Have You Found ‘The One’?

I’m talking about a commercial real estate broker, not a life partner, but the decision process can actually be quite similar. Commercial real estate is a major financial commitment and investment; having the right broker on your side from the get-go is essential.

So how do you know which broker will be the best for you? Much like dating, one of the best resources is friends and colleagues. Ask business owners you trust who they have dealt with—this will most likely yield some referrals and perhaps some names to stay away from.

3 Things You MUST Know Before Signing a Lease

3 Things You MUST Know Before Signing a Lease

Generally, in lease negotiations, the tenant is at a disadvantage. It is typically the landlord that provides the initial draft of the lease and if you think your landlord hasn’t tried to include some highly favourable clauses he or she hopes you don’t read too carefully, think again. As a tenant, there are ways to …

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3 Essential Tips for Choosing the Best Commercial Real Estate Agent

Congrats! You’ve decided to sell your commercial property—your timing couldn’t be better. Never before has there been so much interest in owning a commercial building—while everyone is scrambling for golden eggs, you’ve got the goose! Even in a sellers’ market, getting the absolute best possible offer for your property can be challenging without the help …

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Landlord?

Real estate has always been the refuge of investors burned by volatility in the stock market. After the tech bubble in the early 2000s and yet again after the financial crash of 2008, money poured from the stock market into what many investors considered a safer bet due to its tangibility and insulation from market …

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Do You Hire the Agent or the Brand?

When it comes to the differences between commercial and residential real estate, the one that stands out the most to me is the difference in how prospective clients select representation. In residential real estate, most people select their representation based on the agent and whether that agent works for ReMax or Century 21 is barely …

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