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Do You Really Know Your Tenant?

DATE October 20, 2018 / Author


4 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself Many investors mistake net lease assets to be zero-maintenance investments. Compared to other asset types, net lease investments are at the low end of the scale in terms of building maintenance, but they still require attention. While investors’ landlord responsibilities for the actual property are minimal compared to a […]

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Multifamily Asset for Sale

7 Ways To Prepare Your Multifamily Asset For Sale

DATE July 24, 2018 / Author


Although selling a multifamily building is substantially more complex than other assets, the goal tends to remain the same: maximizing value. While there are several ways to achieve maximum value throughout an asset’s lifetime, minimizing leverage during the sale process will play a considerable role in preventing renegotiation of the sale price. Prior to going […]

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Blog Value of Your Asset Depreciating

Is The Value of Your Asset Depreciating?

DATE June 19, 2018 / Author


Take a look into the factors that contribute to the return of your asset.

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Decoding Capital Gains and 1031 Exchange

5 Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

DATE June 28, 2016 / Author


At the most basic level, a 1031 Exchange is the swap of one business or investment asset for another. Before making any decisions, it’s important to do the math first and consult with experts. Although a 1031 Exchange is not restricted to only real estate (fine art is one of those investments), it is definitely […]

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4 Things to Know about NNN or Triple Net

DATE May 9, 2016 / Author


The term triple net (NNN) simply means net of taxes, net of maintenance, and net of insurance. A triple net investment is a freestanding retail building that is leased by a tenant responsible for paying rent, taxes, insurance premiums, repairs, and utilities. The tenant is also committed to a long-term lease, typically from 10 to […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM

10 Things to Understand About Cap Rates

DATE October 22, 2015 / Author


The capitalization rate (Cap rate) is the rate of return on the expected net income the property will generate based on the purchase price. In order to simplify decision-making for investors, I’ll break it down to a tried-and-true methodology in its simplest terms. The cap rate is the market’s assumption of presumed risk of that investment […]

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