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How to Prepare Mentally and Financially for Getting into Commercial Real Estate Investing
Apr 27

How to Prepare Mentally and Financially for Getting into Commercial Real Estate Investing

By Guy Gray | Commercial Real Estate

Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, once said, “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” It doesn’t matter if you’re in commercial real estate, professional sports or sandwich building—if you want to be successful, you have to prepare for it.

If you’re considering getting into commercial real estate investing, this goes without saying. Here are some ways to prepare for it mentally and financially.

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Commercial Real Estate vs. Residential Investing
Mar 13

Commercial Real Estate vs. Residential Investing

By Guy Gray | Commercial Real Estate Investing

When comparing things, apples and oranges come to mind for most people. But what happens when the two things you’re comparing are a bit more similar than these two fruit? Take real estate, for instance. What are the differences between commercial real estate and residential investing? When it comes down to it, these two are more like nectarines and oranges, but if you take a closer look, you’ll see they have their differences.

From potential transaction size to financing nuances, let’s review how CRE investing compares to residential investing:

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Sep 27

Top Ways Commercial Real Estate Investing Differs from Other Investment Portfolios

By Guy Gray | Commercial Real Estate Investing

Wouldn’t it be nice if all investments were low risk, high return and required little or no work? Unfortunately, that’s not reality. As Warren Buffet once said, “if past history was all there was to the (investing) game, the richest people would be a librarian.”

Investing requires much more than knowledge of past history. You have to analyze trends, sure, but you also have to put in some hard work and often react quickly. Additionally, you have to tailor your strategy depending on the type of investment you’re pursuing. Take commercial real estate, for example. Should you treat your CRE investments the same way you would the stock market or other physical assets?

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