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Keep your goals in mind when you purchase commercial real estate

When you want to jump into the commercial real-estate market, it's time to get to know the market as well as possible. You need to understand how properties are priced, the local economy and the best ways to obtain the largest payoffs from your purchases.

What can you do to make it easier to buy commercial property?

When you're ready to purchase a property for your business, you need to understand what it takes. The banks need to see your credit score and background clearly to determine if it will invest in you by providing you with a mortgage. There are several things that could get in your way if you're not careful.

Popular commercial property sold in Downtown Minneapolis

When you look for commercial properties, you may have to move quickly, especially if the property available is one that many people find familiar. One such property, Renaissance Square, has sold in downtown Minneapolis.

What should you do if you have a dispute with a buyer or seller?

If a property you purchase isn't what it seemed or you sold something to a buyer who then didn't keep up on his or her end of the deal, you'll probably have a dispute on your hands. While some buyers and sellers are able to work out their problems outside mediation or arbitration, others need these services to come up with a solution to their legal conflicts.

With the right help, you can protect your interests while leasing

Before you sign a commercial lease, you need to understand what you're agreeing to. Not being completely certain of an agreement can end up causing you trouble later on. So, what can you do to prevent problems that you may not foresee at the moment?

What can you do if zoning doesn't allow you to run a business?

When you purchase a property, you likely already have an idea of what you want to do there. Zoning laws will affect what you are allowed to do in the space. Zoning laws restrict many activities and set requirements you must abide by.

What is residential zoning, and does it affect my home business?

When you want to build a home or run a home business, you need to make sure you have the right to build on the particular property. Most land falls within a certain zoning category. Here are a few you should know.