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What Are the Things I Need to Know About Commercial Real Estate?

As a new investor, you probably feel excited about buying your first property and might not have enough time to complete due diligence. However, doing due diligence can save you from costly mistakes. For example, you should find the zoning and the number of units the market can support. You should also be familiar with the cost and procedure of obtaining the necessary permits. If you are unfamiliar with these processes, it is best to consult a professional expert in Commercial Real Estate Daytona Beach.

Class A

Class A properties should be on your list if you consider purchasing commercial real estate. While not prime, they are generally in decent shape. Some people refer to these properties as “legacy properties,” which means they are aging or may not have the latest construction or design. They also tend to be in less desirable locations or may need much maintenance work.  (more…)

How to Buy a Lake House in New Braunfels

Whether you’re looking for a small cottage on the water or a large mansion with an expansive lawn, there are a variety of lakefront homes for sale in New Braunfels. New Braunfels is a medium-sized city with a population of about 66,394 people, which has increased by about 50% since 2000. New Braunfels housing is generally newer than many other areas in Texas and the United States. You can find homes in every price range, from modest ranch homes to multi-bedroom mansions with Spanish-style architecture and sweeping lawns. (more…)

This chart should scare you; is the mortgage market in for a 2008 wreck; average down not even close to 20%

Article originally posted on Fairview Lending

The federal government in their quest to shore up the mortgage market in 2008 has created some new risks to the housing market.  Non bank lenders now make up 74% of the origination volume with only 3 banks even making the list.  What does this mean for the mortgage market and in turn the housing market?  Why are non bank lenders now making up such a large share of originations?  Do we have another large scale “wreck” coming our way? (more…)