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Contract to Close: Managing the Most Demanding Part of Your Commercial Real Estate Deal

Contract to Close: Managing the Most Demanding Part of Your Commercial Real Estate Deal

Buyers: Do you know what happens once you’ve signed your contract? Deals can happen fast in Commercial Real Estate. But speed isn’t guaranteed. It’s possible to spend months, even years, searching for the right property. Then, negotiating the deal can be intense. When...
Ready to Sell Your Commercial Real Estate? Here’s What’s Next.

Ready to Sell Your Commercial Real Estate? Here’s What’s Next.

If you own commercial real estate, there are plenty of smart reasons to hold onto your investment. Perhaps it houses your business, or you count on the income it provides. Perhaps it’s going up in value, and there’s no reason to think that will change anytime soon....
Divest for Success — Here’s When to Sell Your Commercial Real Estate Investment

Divest for Success — Here’s When to Sell Your Commercial Real Estate Investment

Over my thirty-three years in the commercial real estate business, I’ve helped hundreds make smart property investments. The market is complicated, but with an average rate of return of 10.6%, real estate consistently outperforms the S&P 500 Index (roughly 8%)....
How Hilliker Thrives in the Cutthroat Commercial Real Estate World

How Hilliker Thrives in the Cutthroat Commercial Real Estate World

The independent, Brentwood-based firm credits a hyperlocal approach with national connections for its success in face of its heavy-hitter competitors. When Ben Hilliker started his real estate firm more than 30 years ago, he could count his competitors on one hand....
Better Deals, Less Stress: How to Choose the Right Commercial Real Estate Broker for You

Better Deals, Less Stress: How to Choose the Right Commercial Real Estate Broker for You

I was in my early-30s when I got started in Commercial Real Estate. That was over thirty years ago! Then, as now, newer Brokers teamed up with more experienced Brokers to learn the ropes. That’s when I met Wallace McNeill. Wallace was the first person to show me how...
The Business Owner’s Guide to Preparing to Buy Commercial Property

The Business Owner’s Guide to Preparing to Buy Commercial Property

If your current commercial lease is coming up for renewal, you’re likely asking yourself questions about your next steps, wondering what it’s like to start building equity in real estate instead of paying rent to other people. You may also like the idea of increasing...