How to Finish 2018 Strong?
As we enter December, it is time to decide how you want to finish the year. 2019 holds new promise, but here are 4 things to do to end 2018 well.
#1 – Check in with your active clients with a quick text or call. All other clients need at least one email.
#2 – Review all your active listings from the perspective of a buyer. Test-drive your own website to get a real experience of what your clients go through. You are guaranteed to find 3 or 4 things you can improve. Find incremental improvements. Read More
As you do your daily blogging and Facebook posts, excellent photos make a huge difference. Best option? Hire a photographer to take 100 photos of your area. Then you have a ready stockpile or local photos.
The next best option is free stock photos, but be careful not to let them look too stock-feeling.
Check out these free options:
Warning: Most “free” stock photos sites will lead you towards paid versions. There are times it may be worthwhile paying the small fee for usage, but generally, you can find a decent version for free.
If you remember reading our previous article “What is a 1031 Exchange?” you’ll remember that a 1031 exchange also known as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code 1031, states that investors of commercial properties can sell their property and reinvest those funds into a “like-kind” property. Essentially allowing investors to “defer capital gain taxes as well as facilitate significant portfolio growth and increase return on investment.” If you’re new to the topic you can catch up on 1031 exchanges here.
If you are not already using these tools, it is time!
If you have a favorite app or tool you use, let us know. We’d love to feature it and your business on myNOI.com.
-the myNOI team.
Stats, stats, stats, we all need them and frankly, we all thrive on them in this industry. Because let’s face it, what better way to prove your credibility than to give your clients and future clients all the important and most accurate information needed to make the best business decisions?
But, as kids go back to school and people settle back into routines, it is the perfect time for commercial real estate brokers to get ahead of the crowd. Real estate professionals often cite vacation seasons, holidays and tax deadlines as factors affecting deal activity. CBRE looked at the monthly distribution of a database of over 5.1 million transactions across a 13-year period from 2004 to 2016. The research team used the data to identify which months experienced a larger share of transactional activity across all U.S. markets. (Read full article)
What does this all mean to you?
Don’t use “seasonality” as an excuse. If your business is slow, look for inspiration through training, new events, and new local relationships. You can make this last quarter of the year your best ever. And we are here to help when you need it.
With summer NEARLY behind us, most of us are ready for the routine and rhythm of the Fall. If you are involved in commercial real estate, September is important.
What to do now to be prepared:
Enjoy the process. Be proactive and you may remember the Fall of 2018 as the start of something big.
-the myNOI team.
Ever wondered if FSBO works with commercial real estate? First time real estate investors should avoid these mistakes:
In Friday commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the 10 must reads for CRE, what professional CRE players can learn about investing from athletes, how foreign investment in U.S. commercial real estate remains strong, and so much more! Read More
If you’re a commercial real estate investor or broker then you’ve probably heard of 1031 Exchanges, but there is an alternative that may open huge opportunities for you and your clients. The Deferred Sales Trust. Read More
Options, options, and more options – you have OPTIONS and you may not even be aware.
Especially when it comes to securing the financing needed to secure a commercial real estate property. When it comes to financing, it can be quite difficult to find an institution willing to lend you the funds but on top of that, the process can be time-consuming, require a great deal of work, and unneeded stress. Only to find out that the financing just didn’t go through for a number of different reasons.
But have no fear, you have options – in particular, Commercial Bridge Loans. Read More
We get it, the CREE course is a big investment & commitment.
Here are common questions we get:
Q: How will I have time for “one more thing”?
A: You are busy. We get that. We’ve made the CREE is accessible anytime, anywhere from your computer or mobile device. You can start and stop anytime so you don’t have to do the whole course in a day. Take some time now to earn more commissions later! This training is IMPORTANT to your success. The URGENT (all the TO-DOs you have today) may be holding you back from bigger success.
Q: What does the course include?
A: The CREE Course includes 7 insightful videos with dozens of extra resources & templates to help you along the way. The video instruction is from Troy Muljat, a broker/investor/appraiser with over 25 years experience.
Q: Is the CREE theory or practical?
A: This course is everything practical that Troy Muljat has learned in the past 25 years on how to be a successful in commercial real estate transactions.
Q: How do I access the course?
A: The entire course is online and immediately available when you sign up.
Q: Is there a guarantee?
A: Absolutely. Within the first 30 days, after completing the course, if you aren’t satisfied with what you’ve learned let us know & we will get your money back.
Q: Do I have access to Troy to ask questions?
A: YES! Each week Troy will answer all submitted questions in a live discussion webinar. We want you to be successful in your commercial real estate transactions!
Now what? … don’t put it off. Sign up. Commit. And take your career to the next level.
In Wednesday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at what an AT&T Time Warner merger could mean for CRE, why Fannie and Freddie should hold billions in capital, the over $1 billion CRE properties in Romania, and so much more. Read More
In Monday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at how retail center owners are looking to hotels to bring life to big-box spaces, the 5 takeaways from Nareit’s REIT Week, IKEA’s decision to call off plans for 3 more big box stores, and so much more. Read More
The commercial real estate industry is constantly changing and before you know it the knowledge you have of the market can be completely outdated and unhelpful when it comes to making educated business decisions. To help keep you up-to-date with the latest trends in commercial real estate we’ve looked to our friends at GlobeSt.com for their insight on the current trends in this ever changing industry. Read More
The Commercial Real Estate Expert (CREE) Course is a complete commercial real estate and investment course and designation for the broker or investor striving to learn more about commercial real estate, and advance their career in commercial real estate. Welcome to the course and let’s get started!
The more you know about CRE, the more opportunities to build your business.
Fast track your commercial real estate career, take the Commercial Real Estate Expert course!
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
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In Friday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at whether or not real estate investments should change in light of the new tax laws, the U.S. allies that are hitting back as Trump revokes steel tariffs, commercial real estate in Guam, and so much more. Read More
Since the imploding of the Financial Crisis back in 2009, banks and other financial lending institutions have been weary when it comes to lending money to Commercial Real Estate investors. And to be honest…. we don’t blame them, since “CRE loans were in part responsible for the near-collapse of the financial system during the Financial Crisis,” according to Business Insider.
In this episode of The Commercial Real Estate Show, Michael Bull interviews co-founder and managing director at ArborCrowd, Adam Kaufman. Now if you’re new to crowdfunding in commercial real estate this video with Adam Kaufman will help you grasp a better understanding of how sourcing funds for your CRE project works.
In Friday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the tired office block that has become hot property, how Marriott is expanding its partnership with Simon, an inside look at what real estate pros have to say about the future of CRE , and so much more. Read More
When it comes to keeping yourself up-to-date on the latest in commercial real estate, there are a number of great and informative resources out there on the internet. But let’s face it, there’s just so much out there, it makes it hard to find content that’s not only reliable but also, new, interesting and informative all at the same time. Read More
In Tuesday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the commercial real estate investment trust that bought Toronto trophy asset, whether REITs are oversold, how GreenOak raises $1.55 billion for real estate deals in the US, and so much more. Read More
In Monday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the $25 ml PE commercial real estate fund, the 4 ways to take care of multi-family investors, the SFR investors that are filling the pipeline with new development, and so much more. Read More
In Wednesday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the state of commercial property companies that need to prepare for the EU’s data privacy overhaul, the U.S. banks that loosened commercial real estate lending, the 5 ways technology is shaping CRE property management, and so much more. Read More
In Friday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the 10 must reads in CRE, the DCT deal that shows strong demand for industrial asset, whether the Trump’s new infrastructure plan will attract private investors, and so much more. Read More
In Wednesday’s commercial real estate news – we’ll give you a look at the 7 traits that make for a successful commercial real estate partnerships, the new rule that exempts low-cost property from appraisals, how commercial real estate continues to evolve, and so much more. Read More