Category: Negotiating

The Florida Commercial Contract CC-5 ~ Commercial Property Purchase Agreement

Nov 08, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

Below are screenshots of the 8 pages of the form from the Florida Association of Realtors®, the Florida Commercial Contract CC-5, which we and others frequently use for commercial property purchase transactions.  This form replaced its predecessor from the Florida Association of Realtors®, the Commercial Contract CC-4, in 2017. Click through any image to go directly […]

Video: Would a Seller Want or Not Want Off-Market Bidders?

Oct 11, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

The host of The Commercial Real Estate Show, Michael Bull, answers the question of whether a seller of a commercial property would or would not want multiple bidders when selling a property. The answer seems obvious, and in fact is. More bidders means more demand which means a better price. What Michael is really doing […]

Town Center One Office Condo Buyer’s Broker Expertise

Oct 06, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

With recent efforts to secure property within Town Center One for a customer, we came to understand this building from a buyer’s and tenant’s perspective. We contacted every unit in the building directly or indirectly, in the process identifying every unit that is listed or otherwise available, i.e. publicly or privately offered, for sale or […]

Video: The Fundamentals of 1031 Property Exchanges

Mar 20, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

Ricky Novak, CEO of Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors, a consulting firm and qualified intermediary that provides real estate as well as tax consulting services for clients structuring complex real estate transactions and asset dispositions, joins The Commercial Real Estate Show to discuss basis fundamentals of a 1031 property exchange. Anong the topics discussed are: Deadlines […]

Video with 1031 Exchange Consultant Discusses Advanced 1031 Exchange Strategies: Reverse 1031 Exchanges; More…

Mar 20, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

Ricky Novak, CEO of Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors, a consulting firm and qualified intermediary that provides real estate as well as tax consulting services for clients structuring complex real estate transactions and asset dispositions, joins The Commercial Real Estate Show to discuss more advanced 1031 property exchange (1031 exchange) strategies. Among the topics discussed are […]

Video: Options to Renew ~ Mistakes to Avoid in Commercial Leases

Mar 01, 2017 - Educational, Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

Laura Hall, partner at Sheley, Hall & Williams, joins Michael Bull of The Commercial Real Estate Show to discuss mistakes to avoid in lease involving options to renew.  Some highlights of this video include:   Most commercial leases have one Very few are exercised Landlord should require as much lead time as possible to execute […]

Video: Are letters of intent (LOIs) binding?

Feb 15, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

  In this short video, The Commercial Real Estate Show host Michael Bull discusses whether letters of intent are binding.  Related to this, readers might be interested in the language in the Florida Realtors Commercial Contract (CC-4), a form often used for commercial property transactions. Within this Florida CC-4 form is an optional provision for […]

Video: Should one agree to personally guarantee a lease?

Feb 08, 2017 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

The Commercial Real Estate Show addresses the question of whether one should personally guarantee a lease for his or her company. The answer is no, if you can get away with it, as there is no benefit to a tenant. However, practically speaking, most landlords will require a personal guarantee for a small business. That […]

Video discusses whether commercial agents will pay referral fees to residential agents for referring business?

Dec 26, 2016 - Negotiating - 0 Comments - Standard

Commercial real estate broker Michael Bull addresses the question of whether commercial brokers will pay referral fees to residential agents for referring business (assignments) to them.  His answer is maybe, depending on the situation.  My answer is similar.  In most cases the answer is yes, but it always depends.  The best way to find out […]