|ARE YOU REALLY A TWENTY FIRST CENTURY INVESTOR?
Real Estate Investors that educate themselves about CURRENT MARKET TRENDS will reap huge
returns NOW!!! Information concerning NEW TRENDS in financial resources will open new and more
profitable real estate opportunities for your business.
Today's residential real estate market for investors has become very competitive in most major
markets. The vast majority of real estate investing seminars and clubs are encouraging you to search
out desperate home owners or distressed properties to be rehabbed.
Not to mention the fact that today's disillusioned stock investors have now realized that
residential real estate investing offers better returns, with less capital risks. As you seek to
identify your lucrative real estate opportunities, have you noticed that the good deals are getting
harder to find? I am not here to discourage you from investing in real estate, but would like to share
real estate investment opportunities and information with you.....opportunities that only a few
people are aware of and regularly participate in. That's right; I am referring to a niche investment
market that has VERY LITTLE competition. This unique information is currently setting new trends
within the commercial real estate investment community!
I know you are ready for me to tell you about this quiet niche investment market, so I
will...... it is........... ........Commercial Real Estate. There are HUNDREDS, maybe THOUSANDS of
niche market investment opportunities within Commercial Real Estate. And by the way........ the main
reason why so few investors go after commercial real estate, and that might include yourself, is that
you're not convinced that you would qualify for commercial financing ! ! Most investors are lead to
believe that a 20% down payment is required to start the process for purchasing commercial properties.
WELL, THIS IS NOT TRUE!
Let's do the math now...... financing a property that cost $5 Million dollars with 20% down
would require you to put down $1,000,000 and you would still have to add in legal fees and closing
costs. Yes, I know that only a few investors or even investment groups are able to meet these down
payment requirements. Your first mistake as an investor would be to go to your local bank to seek
financing, or worse, go to private or hard money lenders. First, remember the banks are regulated by
the federal government and they are required to underwrite conforming loans and second, bank loans
tend to be very structured and are generally inflexible to your project needs. In most cases, THESE
LOANS will require a 20% DOWN PAYMENT OR MORE! The only benefit of using private or hard money
lenders is when "NO OTHER FINANCING OPTIONS EXIST FOR YOU!"
FINANCING is the key ingredient to identifying lucrative real estate investment
opportunities, yet, so few people truly understand the power of knowing WHERE to find the right
financing and HOW to get it! WHAT IF you had several lenders, today, that would only require you
have 2 to 3% down payments (on certain qualified projects)… WOULD THIS BE OF INTEREST TO YOU? A
$5,000,000 loan with 2- 3% down payment equates to putting down $100,000 to $150,000. As an individual
investor, this down payment would still be pretty steep for you however, today, many residential
investors are already joining and forming Investment clubs to increase and enhance their purchasing
power. TO ALL residential real estate investors....... the REAL MESSAGE here is that you are closer
to buying commercial real estate than you think! This example should make it clear to you that finding
the right financing is the FIRST step and the key ingredient to your real estate investing........
however, there is a PROBLEM.
The problem is that as an investor, you have been trained to shop for properties FIRST,
and almost never for financing. Finding the right financing FIRST will save you and make you more
money over time, than you purchasing the undervalued properties and selling them later at or above
market prices. I will repeat this..... MOST REAL ESTATE INVESTORS DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE
OF FINANCING within the investment equation. The ability to save on the amount of the interest rate
you are being charged.... month after month..... year after year… 2 or 3 % or more is huge. You may
also find out what I already know..... . by securing the financing first.....THIS OPENS UP NEW
Let's review some of the BENEFITS that come with purchasing Commercial Real Estate:
- Unlike residential real estate, commercial real estate's only purpose is to make money for
its investors. If there was a 7% cap rate on the $5,000,000 sample property, it would cash flow
- Do you think you would enjoy having professional tenants with long term leases?
- Would it excite you if your investment projects qualify for Non recourse financing?
- You can totally eliminate the process of rehabbing properties.
- How about this...... YOU no longer have to chase tenants down to collect rent.
- You no longer have to pay penalties to lenders for not being in owner occupied properties.
- Expand your investment search throughout all 50 states.
- Last and probably the MOST BENEFICIAL of all of the perks....You can qualify to purchase these
properties using your commercial tenant's credit rating, business cash flow and their long-term
In an era where information rules, the small to medium sized real estate investor can NOW
be a ""ront Runner" AND a major player within the commercial real estate market!, says
We are searching for like -minded real estate investors and investment clubs that would like
to join a Commercial Real Estate Investor Forum. We welcome that you come and ask your commercial
financing questions and share your investment experiences with the group. Go to
www.amoneybroker.com and click on "Join Our Investor
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Steven Battle, Commercial Financing Specialist with Amoneybroker.com, has over twenty years
experience in financing, property management, real estate investing and direct sales.
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