Tips When Buying a Real Estate for Commercial Purposes

May 19, 2012 by  
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buying commercial real estate tips
by Chris Devers

Tips When Buying a Real Estate for Commercial Purposes

 A commercial property can be a very good investment since it would let you earn money twice as much compared to the money that you can make when you buy a residential property. Therefore, if you want to know whether you are making a wise decision or not, here is a couple of real estate buying tips if you want to purchase a commercial property.


· Check out some real estate buyers guide magazines so you can see the right commercial property that would fit your needs. It is important that the property has a Land Information Memorandum. This can be usually acquired from the local state or council where the property is located. With this, you will know how much the assessed value is and if there are any potential as well.


· One of the most advisable real estate buying tips for commercial properties is that you ask for a low down payment while getting a long term loan at the same time.

In this way you can still maintain the capital that you have to spend for you investment.


· Ask for the help of a commercial agent. His knowledge and expertise would help you compare all the sales, potential for growth, area demographics, and so many others before you establish your investment or develop the area.


· Analyse why you should buy the commercial real estate property. See to it that you buy it because you have the right reasons. Think whether you would gain more profit if you would rent it or you can earn more if you would buy it instead.


· If you are already decided to buy the commercial property, make sure that you buy a bigger area than what you are thinking right now.  A bigger space gives more rooms for expansion and improvement.


· Those who are in short of cash may want to consider getting a partner or asking a business owner so that you can have someone to share the down payment with. It would be better if you would consider a family or a friend to be your business partner so you will know how he handles investments. Put everything in black and white especially your agreements.


The success of your commercial estate property will depend from all the little decisions that you make prior to the development of the property. Just follow these real estate buying tips and you’ll be on your way to a thriving investment.



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