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Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Investment – Basics

Commercial real estate investment is the natural progression from residential property investment. Experienced property investors tend to move into commercial real estate sooner than later – and for very good reasons.
Once your portfolio grows you will find it very difficult to manage your investments if a large portion of them is tied in residential properties. Imagine if you have $15 million worth of residential properties. That will be a lot of homes and tenants to take care of.
On the other hand $15 million will buy only a very small number of commercial properties that will be comparatively easy to manage with much lesser overheads.
Commercial properties include offices, industrial sheds, free standing retail shop, bulk retail, block of shops, medical centers, service stations, motels, hotels, back packers, health clubs, churches, funeral parlors, child care centers, car yards, convenience stores, shopping malls, to name just a few. Each type …

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For Sale By Owner

Balloon Mortgage Basics for Real Estate Investment

Balloon mortgage is a type of loan which is short term loan having lower interest rates and lower monthly payment options. In this type of loan the term expands from six to seven years. After the termination of the loan period you are generally left with balance outstanding in your principal amount.
You can either plan to pay off this balance principal or you may plan to sell the house and pay the balance principal out of it or another way could be refinancing again through mortgage. This mortgage has lot of differences as compared with the other type of fixed rate home loans. In this type of mortgage, full payment at the maturity of the mortgage is not given. And eventually the monthly payment gradually expands like a balloon hence the name balloon mortgage has arrived.
If you are eager in buying a house of your choice and cannot …