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Commercial Real Estate: How to Finance That Big Buy

Jared Hecht | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

No matter where you launch your business, you're going to have be careful and smart about handling a commercial real estate purchase. And that starts with knowing the ins and outs of commercial property loans.

3 Rock Solid Examples of Why You Should Own Your Commercial Property

Chris Hurn | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Chris Hurn

Whether or not a small business should own or rent commercial space is a decades-old discussion. Some businesses, like many retail establishments, may have little choice as prime shopping locations are only available for rent.

Live a Day in the Life of Your Clients

Chris Hurn | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Chris Hurn

The ivory tower view of banking is now so divergent from small businesses that the gulf between the two is nearly impossible to breach. But I'm an entrepreneur, and sometimes you have to go the extra mile, literally, to get things done for your clients.

Wall of Loan Maturities to Challenge Small Business Owners

Chris Hurn | Posted 05.01.2016 | Small Business
Chris Hurn

If you haven't yet heard about the "Wall of Maturities" in the commercial mortgage market, you will soon. Between now and 2017, more than $300 billion in commercial real estate loans will mature and need to be refinanced.

Is an LLC the Right Choice for my Commercial Real Estate Investment?

Phil Jemmett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Phil Jemmett

When forming an entity, more real property investors are now using limited liability companies (LLCs) to protect their personal assets. The LLC is a newer form of business entity and it has benefits that corporations and partnerships lack.

Commercial Mortgage Bankers Are Doing Deals As the Real Estate Market Breathes New Signs of Life

Jerry Chautin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Rental apartments are back in demand, financing for hotels and motels is loosening up a bit and investors are stepping off the sidelines with wads of cash to do deals.

Geithner: Commercial Real Estate Loans Still Problematic (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (MARY GORDON -- AP) -- Mounting losses from commercial real estate loans will continue to be a problem for the U.S. and especially smaller ...

Mortgage Bankers Association Unloads Its Headquarters At Huge Loss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Call it real estate irony. The Washington Post reports that the Mortgage Bankers Association, the trade group that represents about 2,400 real est...

Commercial Real Estate Defaults: 2010 To 2013 Will Be Worst, With $67 Billion "Lost"

New York Post | John Crudele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

And the most dangerous time for banks will be 2010 to 2013 when $1 trillion in commercial real estate loans will mature and -- like homeowners before ...