Oct 30

Real estate: An overview


Real estate transactions are governed by a wide body of federal statutes and state statutory and common law.

The requirements established by state law often differ significantly from one state to the next. Real estate brokers are employed as the agent of the seller in order to obtain a buyer for their property.

Oct 22

Financing a Real Estate Loan


As far as securing a house today is concerned, many of us will have doubt on getting a loan. Outside that of having to be tied up for about 25 years with a bank or lending institution, there is that little worry of not being able to fulfill this financial obligation.

There are a lot of factors to consider such as:

1. Financial Outlook
2. Current Economic Trends

Of the two, more emphasis on the first is to be considered. There are people who have problems managing their finances individually and such can be a problem in the long run.

Oct 15

Get acquainted with Today’s Real Estate Trends


Investing in a real estate business is not that plain and simple. A realtor will go through the process of buying, renovating and then selling his acquired property. Not all transactions will be rewarding and it is vital that an investor be knowledgeable on the ins and outs of the business.

Oct 8

5 Minutes to a Great Real Estate Sales Meeting


Every real estate professional knows — time is money! CRB designee John Mayfield’s Five Minutes to a Great Real Estate Sales Meeting is a treasure chest of ideas for the real estate broker/manager on how to hold successful and motivational sales meetings.

This simple, time-saving tool offers creative and proven ideas and includes a CD-ROM packed with resources that allow brokers and brokerage owners to spend more of their time focusing on day-to-day management duties.

Oct 8

Real estate transaction, Aberdeen Property Fund Finland


We represented Aberdeen Property Fund Finland I Ky in a real estate transaction where the fund acquired a department store property located in Kajaani from Kouta Kiinteistöt Oy.

The aggregate acreage of the real estate is 3,200 m2. The transaction was realized in the form of real estate acquisition. The transaction value was agreed not to be disclosed.

Oct 1

Avoid the Impulsive Decisions in Buying Property


While we all want to buy the first property we find out that is available for sale, it would be wise to survey and outsource in the process for other choices that we can make. With a wide open market today, we are sure to find more than one property that will catch out eye.

Secondly, it is best to check out the place and see if it is indeed worth the price that is being asked for. We cannot discount the issue of overpricing these properties since people have a certain amount in mind which may not coincide with the property itself.

Sep 24

Franklin Co. did a proposal of tax increase


Franklin County residents had been warned about the imminent real estate tax increase since November finally came in the form of numbers Tuesday afternoon.

County Administrator Richard Huff presented the board of supervisors with a proposed $126 million budget that featured an average 27 percent tax increase driven by the county’s recent reassessment.

Sep 17

The Best Time to Buy Properties is Now


With the economy at an all time low, you may think that it would be the worst time to invest in real estate. Apparently, this is true if you are really financially incapacitated. But if you can spend the extra cash, then why not look at a couple of properties in the market. They are bound to be offered at a lower price considering that they too are in need of sales.

It is apparent that the need to be wise in spending and investing is a need. But let us face it. There is nothing better to do at this moment other than to look ahead. Buy properties cheap this time but perhaps you can sell them at a profit once the economy picks up.

Sep 10

Mack-Cali to Present at Investor Conference


Statements made in this press release may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “may,” “will,” “plan,” “should,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “continue,” or comparable terminology. Such forward-looking statements are inherently subject to certain risks, trends and uncertainties, many of which the Company cannot predict with accuracy.

Sep 3

Real Estate will Rise Once Again


Banking on the last fall of real estate, we may see the rise of the real estate industry in 10 years once again since everything today is being fazed by the crisis we find ourselves in. It is like a cycle and only the observant and monitoring individual can more or less assess when the actual real estate rise will come.

Now all of these are fallacies for now but you cannot help but wonder on their credibility. Everything that is down will rise at times when we least expect it. Real estate is no exception to this.