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4 Tips to Buy a Business with Real Estate

On 03, Nov, 2016

If you’re looking at buying a business with real estate, you need to proceed wisely. Usually, you’ll have one or more buildings, a parking lot, some land, and other elements that come along with the business. When you’re a prospective business owner who’s focused on making sure the business is profitable, the real estate factor …

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The Spread of Mixed-Use Development

On 19, Oct, 2016

Mixed-use development is a specific kind of urban development that meshes residential, commercial, industrial, and/or institutional spaces together. The functions of these properties are blended both physically and functionally, and generally speaking, they are connected via pedestrian avenues. If you live or work in one of Alabama’s urban areas, you may have noticed an increase …

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Will I Pay an Occupant Premium?

On 04, Oct, 2016

When you’re dealing in the world of commercial real estate, there’s a big difference between purchasing a property as an occupant vs. doing so as an investor. This difference comes in the form of an “occupant premium,” and the manner in which you use the property determines whether or not you pay it. What Is …

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Chip Watts, CCIM inducted into RPAC Hall of Fame

On 30, Aug, 2016

National Association of Realtors honors two CCIMs at Midyear Meetings in Washington, D.C. Two CCIM designees were inducted into the 2015 Realtors Political Action Committee Hall of Fame at the May 10 ceremony during the National Association of Realtors’ Midyear Meetings in Washington, D.C. RPAC, a national bipartisan political advocacy organization, is a voluntary political …

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