Real Estate Investing: These are Your Must Reads for the Week

Rick's Picks Recommended ReadingThe week’s best in commercial real estate investing news includes more numbers showing just how hot the market is, great advice on how to acquire and manage commercial property, and a how a local Portland real estate investor should be looking at a multifamily investment.

Who Is Buying All These Apartment Buildings Anyway?

CoStar reports commercial real estate investing at nearly an all-time high. Moreover, REITs are making a strong comeback as a great way to hold the properties.

“…as REITs regained favor with investors, it became easier and cheaper for them to raise capital, and the amount of cash they had to put to work grew tremendously.”

CoStar Group – Who Is Buying All These Apartment Buildings Anyway?

Income Analysis – Getting It Right

A key part of the due diligence of necessary in commercial real estate investing is income analysis. Here David Lindahl takes you through the balance sheet step-by-step.

“…this is an important subject because without income, you are not in business.”

David Lindahl – Income Analysis – Getting It Right

Commercial Deal Document Checklist For Real Estate Investors

There are no less than 17 different kinds of documents you need for commercial real estate investing. Our friends at REIClub offer this comprehensive list.

“Compared to single family real estate investment properties, commercial deals do require more contractual paperwork.”

REIClub – Commercial Deal Document Checklist For Real Estate Investors

The Importance of Doing Regular Inspections on Your Property

If you’re new to real estate investing, learn from the veterans how important regular inspections are.

“… they do regular…inspections, as you will see from the pictures…they still find “surprises” all the time.”

The Bigger Pockets Blog – The Importance of Doing Regular Inspections on Your Property

How Should “Jerry the Plumber” Invest $1,000,000 in Portland Multifamily?

A local investor learns that best idea in real estate investing isn’t to buy a bunch of homes and rent them out. Rick Bean of Rose City Commercial Real Estate tells how he showed Jerry that investing in multifamily was the road to more income and less effort.

“You should have seen the “lights go on” for Jerry when I told him that his plan had great elements but he was placing his energies in the wrong type of property.”

Rose City Commercial Real Estate – How Should “Jerry the Plumber” Invest $1,000,000 in Portland Multifamily?

Commercial real estate investing isn’t a simple business. Trust the expertise of Rick Bean and the staff at Rose City Commercial Real Estate to create a plan that meets your personal investment goals. Call 503.577.1034 today to get started.

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