Bolingbrook Office Space

Posted on 22 May, 2016 in Commercial Property

Bolingbrook Office SpaceOverview

Bolingbrook is a village in the southwest Chicago suburbs. Located just south of Naperville, this town offers a suburban locale with all of the necessities one could want in a location. Although designated as a village, Bolingbrook is quite large in size. According to the 2010 census, this town had a population of 73,366. Whether you live here, work (more…)

Getting Your Commercial Loan in the Credit Crunch – Avoiding Lender’s Tricks

Posted on 22 May, 2016 in Commercial Property

Getting Your Commercial Loan in the Credit Crunch - Avoiding Lender's TricksYou know the old “Shell Game” . . .

Where they put the pea under one of three shells and you have to keep your eye on the right one.

Let’s talk a little about Lender shell games we are seeing a lot more of in the current cool financing climate.

These are tricks lenders are using very frequently in the last 6 months. Tricks that can radically lower the amount of money (more…)

How to Run a Successful Open Board Meeting

Posted on 19 May, 2016 in Property Management

How to Run a Successful Open Board MeetingCommunity Board Meetings can be challenging in terms of overcoming logistics. As always, the key is time invested in preparation and organization. Please consider the “professional meeting skill tips” provided below that might assist your Community in conducting a successful Open Meeting.

SETUP

Seat all your Board members at a head table. The table should be arranged in a semicircle with (more…)

Are Property Management Companies Worth the Investment?

Posted on 07 May, 2016 in Property Management

Are Property Management Companies Worth the Investment?Have you ever wondered if property management companies are worth the investment? Renting out that extra couple rooms in your house may seem like something simple that you can do to make a few extra bucks, but unfortunately nothing is that easy. There is a great deal of paperwork that goes along with anything and unfortunately this is no exception.

When renting out a property you must consider insurance, how trustworthy (more…)

Buy That Mansion on the Hill With a Bungalow on the Beach

Posted on 27 April, 2016 in Homes

Buy That Mansion on the Hill With a Bungalow on the BeachThe other day, I noted an extremely awesome mansion for sale on the hill in Malibu California, and it had the most magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean and coastline, unfortunately it was about half a mile from the beach up a canyon and on a hill crest. The price was quite reasonable I am told, a cool $25 million and yes, it is owned currently by a celebrity that you’ve no doubt heard about and have (more…)

Explode Your Commercial Real Estate Market Share

Posted on 24 April, 2016 in Agents Realtors

Explode Your Commercial Real Estate Market ShareIn commercial real estate brokerage, your market share will always be of concern and focus especially if you want listings and commissions in a competitive town or city. For that reason you do need to have a distinct plan that can move you forward and grow listing opportunities over time.

It is a fact that the agent that controls the listing also controls the deal. When you list a property exclusively, (more…)

Commercial Realtors – Good Communication Will Close More Sales

Posted on 19 April, 2016 in Agents Realtors

Commercial Realtors - Good Communication Will Close More SalesWhen you work in commercial real estate sales or leasing, it is important to put real effort in with each client of an exclusive listing so you really are providing a real point of difference in your services.

It is a fact that not all properties will sell or lease easily and on that basis they need to be specifically marketed to the target audience. There are far too many (more…)