36 Questions Commercial REALTORS® Should Ask

If you thought due diligence when selling a home was complex, try selling a business. In real estate, due diligence means taking all reasonable steps to confirm financial, legal, structural, zoning, and environmental concerns. Following are 36 questions commercial REALTORS® should ask clients selling their businesses. General Questions 1.  Does any other party (e.g., spouse, … Continued

Why You Should Work With a Commercial REALTOR®

If you thought selling a home was a complex process, try selling a business. It’s a minefield of challenges that a commercial REALTOR® is well-situated to navigate. Following are three main reasons why you should use commercial Realtors when buying or selling your business. 1.     Marketing Ability Private sellers do not have the same marketing … Continued

Avoid Commercial Form Minefields with OREA Webinar

At 1:00 P.M. on July 19th, OREA will hold its first webinar that takes a detailed look at commercial forms.  Commercial transactions are complex and require REALTORS® to ensure they complete their due diligence. In this webinar, OREA legal counsel guest, Louis Radomsky, joins Cassandra Agnew Walker to provide members with practical advice about how … Continued

Commercial Real Estate – It’s Complex

If you thought selling a home was a complex process, try selling a business. It’s a minefield of challenges that a commercial REALTOR® is well-situated to navigate. Following are three main reasons why you should use commercial Realtors when buying or selling your business. 1.  Marketing Ability Private sellers do not have the same marketing … Continued

36 Questions Commercial REALTORS® Should Ask Clients

If you thought due diligence when selling a home was complex, try selling a business. In commercial real estate, due diligence means taking all reasonable steps to confirm financial, legal, structural, zoning, and environmental concerns. Following are 36 questions commercial REALTORS® should ask clients selling their businesses. General Questions: 1)  Does any other party (e.g., … Continued

Why Use A Commercial REALTOR®?

If you thought selling a home was a complex process, try selling a business. Still, some commercial owners attempt to sell their own properties because they think they can do it themselves and save on commission. The fact is, the complexities of a commercial real estate transaction are even greater than those of residential real … Continued

The Listing in Commercial Real Estate

If a listing is the lifeblood of a REALTOR®, then accuracy in a listing is the oxygen. If pertinent facts about a property posted on the MLS® are incorrect, you could be the subject of a complaint and a lawsuit. The blog entitled Accuracy, Accuracy, Accuracy noted what to look for to ensure the information … Continued

Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate: Qs Registrants Should Ask

In commercial real estate, due diligence means taking all reasonable steps to confirm financial, legal, structural, zoning, and environmental concerns. Last week’s blog provided a brief description of due diligence in commercial real estate as it relates to financial/operational, legal, structural, and environmental concerns. Prospective buyers must seek appropriate professional advice in each of these … Continued