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What considerations should you have for a commercial lease?

Signing a lease on a commercial property for your business is very different from signing a lease on a residential rental property. Sure, you're agreeing to pay a certain amount of money each month or designated period, and the landlord is agreeing to let you occupy the space. But the services you might request of a commercial landlord -- and the requirements they might have of you in return -- are different.

Managing the complexities of real estate transactions

If you feel that the California housing market seems to always be in flux, you are not alone. Many residents buying or selling a home feel the same way. It can be frustrating and overwhelming to manage such a complicated task as purchasing a new home or trying to sell a current home. The same can be said for commercial real estate transactions as well, particularly for the first time buyer or seller.

Haggen stores to close when entering auctions in February

When you run a major business, you want to make sure your real estate can be expanded safely. If you expand into the wrong area or market your brand incorrectly, it can be the end of the line for your company. Your attorney can help you with contracts and negotiations leading to the purchase of new real estate; sometimes, companies that are going bankruptcy sell, and this can be an opportunity to purchase a good property in a great location at auction prices.

Things to consider when looking into joint property ownership

There are a variety of situations in which a person might consider co-owning a piece of real estate with someone else. Joint ownership of a property can raise all sorts of unique issues down the line, including issues regarding: how disputes between co-owners will be dealt with, what is required for the property to be transferred, what happens if one of the property's co-owners passes away and how to terminate the arrangement.

The right preparations important when selling a home

When a person is selling a house, they typically hope they will be able to sell the house quickly and smoothly and that the transaction will be as financially beneficial for them as possible. Unfortunately, there are lots of things out there that could complicate an attempt to sell a home, cause a home sale to take a particularly long time or make it harder for a home seller to get as big of a financial boost from the sale as they would like.

Rents up, vacancies down in Orange County office rental market

The bargaining positions of the two parties can play a major role in commercial lease negotiations. Many things can impact what sort of bargaining position a property owner or prospective tenant has in such negotiations. One is the conditions of the local rental market.

Chinese activity in U.S. real estate markets may be dropping

Every real estate transaction has its own unique circumstances. One thing that some such transactions involve is a buyer from another country. Many different things can drive foreign buyers to want to purchase homes or other property here in the U.S., including a desire to have an investment property in the country.

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