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Self Storage Facilities Best U.S. Real Estate Sector

When it comes to owning property, there are a number of avenues that one can take. But, despite all of the available options, one seems to stand above the rest – self storage facilities. Because of their low maintenance costs (no carpets, no toilets, low capitol rates, etc.) and ability to bring in high returns, self storage facilities have continued to grow into the best form of real estate investments over the last decade, according to studies by Bloomberg. Self storage companies, located all over the country and the world, …

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10 Cap Investment Properties

As a real estate investor if you’re going to take on the risk of owning property, you need to have a shot at getting a very nice return. Most people getting into real estate usually have enough extra cash for one additional acquisition. Therefore, if you’re going to tie up a bunch of your cash in an investment property, you better be getting a solid return. Enough of a return so that if something goes wrong, you can still get by with a lesser return.
For real estate investors it is …

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Off Market Apartment Buildings For Sale By Owner

If you are an investor looking to acquire an off market apartment building or if you are a seller considering selling your apartment building by owner,  there is no question the by owner real estate marketplace is still a place where hundreds or millions in sales volume take place annually. Some estimates show that nearly 1 in 4 transactions are off market apartment buildings sales.
Many real estate investment brokers will try to lead you to believe that you can’t do an apartment building for sale without them. The numbers however prove …

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Parking Garage Buyers Target Returns In Niche Investment Property Market

Parking facilities present viable commercial real estate investment opportunities. In the past, many parking-type opportunities have not appealed to institutional and pension fund investors. However, new interest has piqued for this niche real estate opportunity.  This renewed enthusiasm can be attributed in great part to the relatively small amount of capital outlay required for what can potentially be a long-term, high-yielding asset.  Some industry experts recognize parking lot investments will fast become a highly sought-after component of a successfully diversified portfolio.
While potentially lucrative investment opportunities are accessible in many markets, …

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Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales

Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales
The Chicago real estate market still is awash with distressed properties. For savvy real estate buyers and investors this offers a tremendous opportunity.  There are thousands of pre-foreclosures listed on the market but Chicago real estate buyers do have to be careful as a large percentage of these are simply real estate agents guessing to the pricing. Often the listing prices of these Chicago Short Sales are absolutely meaningless.  Yes the property is worth less than the balance owed. yes the property is in pre-foreclosure and …

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Online Commercial Real Estate Search

 
As investors turn more and more to purchasing real estate, especially commercial properties, the competition for the best deals becomes more and more aggressive.  Triple net lease investment properties, one of the most lucrative property types in today’s fluctuating market, often can’t be located through traditional methods.  Commercial real estate agents are an option, but a wealth of resources exists today to help investors identify properties themselves.
Commercial real estate typically is not listed in regional multiple listing service databases, however a number of excellent resources exist online to help identify commercial …

Triple Net »

Finding Triple Net Lease Investment Properties

A popular choice for real estate investors today are commercial properties, especially those with national tenants under triple net leases. These properties are attractive because, under a triple net lease agreement, the tenant is responsible for virtually all costs associated with the property, including taxes, insurance, maintenance, and upkeep.  Not only do these properties build equity for the investor, they typically produce positive cash flow, reliably and almost immediately.  For the tenant, triple net leases allow for complete control over the facility but without the inherent risks or cash outlay.
Triple net lease investment …

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Triple Net Lease Office Buildings Attract Real Estate Investors

When considering the purchase of triple net lease investment properties, many types of real estate purchases will fit with a NNN lease structure.  Depending on the investor’s goal however, some types may be better suited to meet those needs, however the most common types of properties are office buildings, retail properties, and industrial facilities.
Below we explore the most common types of office properties the investor may choose, to achieve the best return on investment from triple net lease agreements.
Office buildings and complexes may house almost any type and size tenant, and …

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Single Tenant Development Equity Partners For Triple Net Lease Deals

Development of net lease properties may still be down from its peak of a few years ago, but it is coming back as retailers start to expand again.  The economy is at a point right now where corporate clients are looking to start growing again and are looking at new sites for expansion. This trend offers an opportunity for real estate developers who focus on single tenant development.
The most active retailers are Family Dollar and Dollar General, which are expected to build a combined 1,000 stores this year. Other retailers …

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West Loop Office Space

West Loop Office Space 
If you have a small business or need a private office space we have some unique options in Chicago’s West Loop. Located on the ground floor of a vintage 1890 Victorian Building these private and shared office space’s make for an affordable options.
Our West Loop Loft office spaces have exposed brick, high timber ceilings and unique character. Perfect set up for consultants, web designers, sales associates and other professionals. The flexible lease terms offered in our West Loop Offices also allow for month to month leases adding to your …