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What costs do you pay at a commercial real estate closing?

If you've ever closed on a home, then you've probably had to pay a lot of costs at your residential real estate closing. You'll have many of the same expenses when you close on a commercial property. The costs that you'll have to pay when closing on your retail, industrial or another type of business space will likely be higher though. This has a lot to do with the cost of the property that you're buying being more expensive than your home.

What should you take to your Florida real estate closing?

If your closing is scheduled in the next few days, then you've likely made it through the hardest part commercial real estate buying process. You've likely already shown proof of funds. If there were any inspections or due diligence analyses that needed to be completed, then that's hopefully already already been done too. Now, the final step that you need to take is to gather the necessary documents together to take to the closing.

Many Florida commercial real estate markets are thriving

When asked last year how they would expect the commercial real estate market to be doing last year, many brokers expressed concern that it would be experiencing a downturn. The opposite has happened for the land development, retail, industrial and office sectors in major markets in Central and West Florida, though. The Lakeland, Fort Myers, Sarasota and Tampa Bay commercial real estate markets are thriving.

Contract terms for real estate purchases can be complex

When it is time for you to purchase real estate, your top priority is to make sure that you are doing what is in your best interest. One thing that might make this a bit more comfortable is to hire an attorney to assist you through the process. This helps you find out if there is anything hidden in documents, and the attorney can help you protect your rights.

Buying your first commercial property in Florida

Commercial real estate is a very common choice for investors. Many people get a buzz from finding a property that has huge potential to increase in value in a relatively short period of time. If you want to invest in a property that can be used commercially and to gain a rental income, you should make sure that you are going about it in the best way possible.

Finding the value of commercial real estate

If you have only purchased residential real estate in the past -- such as a family home -- and you're now thinking of buying a commercial property, you need to know that there are some significant differences in the way that you determine the value of that property. Before you close, make sure you know exactly what you're buying and why you're paying for it.

Commercial real estate underwriting can take some time

If you've recently set out to purchase commercial real estate in Florida, then you're probably well aware that while it's similar in some aspects to the residential process, it's very different in many ways as well. One factor that sets one type of transaction apart from the other is the time it takes to wrap up a deal. Commercial property closings notoriously take a long time.

4 questions to answer before closing on commercial real estate

If you're in the market for commercial real estate, you're probably looking forward to the day when you finally make a purchase. As excited as you may be, it's critical to pay attention to the many details associated with your transaction.

Should you buy commercial property in a mixed-use building?

One option you have when considering commercial property is to buy space in a mixed-use building. While many buildings are zoned for either commercial or residential use, these buildings are zoned for both. The classic example is an apartment building with apartments on the top few floors and shops and stores on the ground floor.

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