From some great recommended reads to REITs and distressed commercial real estate, we'll bring you up-to-date with the best articles from the most respected investment real estate sources. We'll lead it off with two pieces showing how favorable the market is right now.
Distressed CRE: It’s a Seller’s Market
Introduction: A senior lending officer gives the green light to investing in distressed commercial real estate. Data from CoStar shows significant growth in several regional markets and in distressed retail properties.
“I think this is a great time to buy distressed property…there has been a sea change in demand.” - Taylor Burke, senior executive vice president and chief lending officer for Burke & Herbert Bank, Alexandria, VA.
Bond Fans: Rates Skyrocket, But Lag Far Behind Real Estate Investment Yields
Even with bond rates headed up fast, a commercial real estate professional shows you how bonds just don't pencil out as well as investing in real estate.
"…that means that Bond holders' actual buying power will go from 'lose every year' to 'break even'"
Bigger Pockets Presents: The Best Real Estate Books Ever
Introduction: Commercial real estate investors can't lose by putting these books on their shelves. Saving you hours at the bookstore, our friends at the Bigger Pockets Blog put together 21 must reads for every real estate investor.
“Many of these books have changed lives (and many have changed mine)....immediately after reading [it,] I set out to buy an apartment complex and within a year I bought my first and it was the best decision I'd ever made.”
Video: Tax Aspects Of Commercial Real Estate
This excellent video from California attorney Roger Royse covers sales and exchanges, leases, financing, distressed property, and more.
"if we were doing this webinar a few years ago, the topic would probably be distressed property…but things have improved…"
REIT So Sweet: Investors Reconsider Real Estate Investment Trusts
With tax rates on other investments going up, commercial real estate investors are taking another look at REITs. And, they're liking what they see says the Commercial Observer.
“REITs are generally exempt from corporate taxes and pass along dividends that are taxed at the shareholders' ordinary income tax rates…[and] REITs are required to distribute at least 90 percent of their taxable income in dividends, providing a more reliable yield than other companies, which may cut their payouts.”
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