There’s a huge problem in the commercial real estate business that nobody is talking about- DUE DILIGENCE. Investors are leaving big money on the table by not learning these important principles. Most investors, real estate brokers and commercial real estate professionals barely scratch the surface conducting their due diligence. How do I know this? I’ve spent over 31 years helping investors buy and sell over 9 million square feet of properties and witnessed the practices of “big fish” and small investors alike. It wasn’t until I became an acquisition executive and learned some painful, humiliating and expensive lessons that I realized “I didn’t know what I didn’t know.” After all the heartache, stress, and sleepless nights, I’m sharing my go-to “step by step” system which I turned into “The Due Diligence Handbook For Commercial Real Estate.” This book is currently one of the top selling and highest rated commercial real estate books on Amazon. It is an easy to follow “roadmap” based upon a proven system that investors and real estate professionals around the world reference and keep as a constant companion as they’re conducting due diligence. It removes a lot of the “guess work” from the process, so you can make an informed and intelligent decision when deciding whether to buy or NOT buy. Having and adhering to a proven system allows you to conduct due diligence faster, easier, more efficiently and you’re less likely to miss something. Here are some of the lessons you’ll learn: Negotiating the purchase and sale agreement and what you MUST include in order to maximize your opportunities to negotiate further with the seller. (Super important to know.) Reviewing the leases including what provisions and catch phrases to watch for that could cost you dearly once you own it. (Without this knowledge you’re just throwing the dice and hoping it all works out.) Uncovering hidden problems and issues that the seller will NOT disclose as well as how and where to look for the
The essential reference tool for all real estate, property, planning and construction students. Real Estate Concepts provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future professional careers. Key concepts are arranged, defined and explained by experts in the field to provide the student with a quick and reliable reference throughout their university studies. The subjects are conveniently divided to reflect the key modules studied in most property, real estate, planning and construction courses. Subject areas covered include: * Planning * Building surveying * Valuation * Law * Economics, investment and finance * Quantity surveying * Construction and regeneration * Sustainability * Property management Over the 18 alphabetically arranged subject specific chapters, the expert contributors explain and illustrate more than 250 fully cross-referenced concepts. The book is packed full of relevant examples and illustrations and after each concept further reading is suggested to encourage a deeper understanding.This book is an ideal reference when writing essays, assignments and revising for exams.