For those of you interested in, practicing, or investing in Commercial Real Estate in Florida or the rest of the United States, here are some posts that might help you understand more about the industry and how it affects both the owner occupant and the investor as well as the Realtors and the Mortgage Brokers that work in the industry.
August 28th, 2007
DEBT SERVICE COVERAGE RATIO or DSCR
What is it?
Who came up with this?
Why do we need to know another math equation?
How can it save a deal? or a client?
August 25th, 2007
Commercial Mortgages for Small Businesses are a notably animal than Residential Mortgages. Commercial Mortgages are based on three main criteria but there are many variables that can make those criteria flex based on the lender and their goals. Yes… the Lender’s goals.
In Residential Finance, my goal is to take the borrower’s unique needs and match […]
July 1st, 2007
So I was driving to a client and heard on the radio a commercial that played out like a skit
One guy was telling the other that he was expanding his business and needed a commercial loan.
The second one told him he just refinanced his commercial office condo and it was great.
Come to find out you […]
ARE YOU BUYING A HOME OR AN ENCROACHMENT??
A Land Surveying Primer
Ok… I am a little biased right now. I grew up in a Real Estate Industry Family…specifically my parents own a Land Surveying Company.
I remember at 11-12 years old going in and doing tax book research and answering phones…yes I was a master of microfiche […]
May 23rd, 2007
Who loses most when city planners rezone commercial land in order to make room for more housing? Is it the right of a citizen who moves into an area rich in industrial zoning to complain about trucks and businesses or is this a buyer beware issue?
In Boynton Beach, Florida there is a controversy brewing about […]
April 21st, 2007
Today’s Mortgage Industry is a vast, complicated landscape of amortization, interest calculations, equity lines and bond prices.
People are clamoring to get in on the profession but soon find that it is far more education intensive than they ever would imagine.
Just keeping up with the ever changing progams offered by the major lenders is a […]