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How To Determine The Value of Your Multifamily Building Investment By Using Cap Rates

Determining the value of an apartment building investment is one of the greatest difficulties that many new commercial real estate investors face.

Most people who invest in apartments have some experience investing in other types of real estate, typically residential homes or duplexes and triplexes. The issue that new investors face is the fact that apartment buildings are valued by different methods than residential real estate. In fact, it is usually quite easy to find the fair value of residential estate using a comparative sales approach. The comparative sales approach simply uses the existing sales prices of similar residential properties in that particular area and determines value based on an average sales price of comparable properties. This should be very straight forward.

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Are Mixed-Use Properties the New Gem in U.S. Development?

Mixed-use developments are rapidly becoming one of the most popular product types in U.S. development.

Developers and investors alike are increasingly seeking out opportunities to integrate product types in order to achieve the ultimate goal of creating destinations that draw residents, tenants, visitors and patrons to engage, interact, live, shop, work and play.

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What to Consider in Executing Due Diligence on Multifamily Properties

It is worthwhile to uncover these important due diligence points prior to purchasing a multifamily property.

When under contract to purchase a property, inserting contingencies into the document relating to inspections can mitigate your risk. In the event something is uncovered you did not originally calculate, then you can walk away.

This article will provide a list of items to obtain or further inspect during the due diligence period.

These are the most common items to focus on. Depending on the deal, you will want to check into other elements outside the items listed too!

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Commercial Real Estate Investors See Co-Working Office Spaces Favorable

"Co-working has captured the attention of both occupiers and investors and continues to gain traction in commercial real estate," said Scott Marshall, Americas President, Advisory & Transaction Service and Investor Leasing, CBRE. "While many investors are deciding how to participate, in general, investors have concerns that if co-working comprises more than a third of the rent roll of an asset, the long-term capital value could be negatively impacted."

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U.S. Mortgage Bankers Closed Record $530 Billion in Commercial, Multifamily Loans in 2017

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2017 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation, U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017.

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