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Posted on November 17, 2010 at 1:49pm
Okay, there is no way to predict the end of a boom, well there is no accurate way. By accurate I mean accurate enough to tell you within a month when to get your money out. Booms are irrational creatures and trying to predict their behaviour is a fool's game.
But there are two pieces of advice that seem to stand the test of time that tell you the end is near. How near is hard to say but it is likely near.
The first one is one most of us have heard before, "When your cab driver…Continue
Posted on October 6, 2010 at 11:48pm
GAAP, CCA, Capital Expenses vs Operating expenses...say what? What language is that and what does it have to do with commercial real estate investing? Well, some of you probably recognize this as accounting lingo; and it has everything to do with commercial real estate investing....well, at least with successful commercial real estate investing.
In my last discussion on successful commercial real estate investing, I did a general overview of points of importance to commercial real…Continue
Posted on August 30, 2010 at 10:20pm
Okay, so in my last blog I spoke of the value of common sense in real estate investing. And as promised here is my humble opinion on how to employ that common sense in the world of commercial real estate investing.
Before even looking at a single building, sit down with a professional REALTOR® to review your portfolio and your goals. A true professional will take the time to understand where you are and where you want to be. And you might just find out that you aren't where you should…Continue
Posted on August 28, 2010 at 8:15pm
Well, between a busy schedule and a couple of very short vacations, it's been quite a while since I had the opportunity to make a blog post. One idea did cross my mind while dealing with a prospective customer who had made some bad investments.
What makes a successful real estate investor? I mean investors come and go, get rich in real estate programs come and go, but only a small percentage stay the course in the real estate investment world. Now I can only speak from my experience,…Continue
Posted on August 18, 2010 at 1:22pm