Winkelman Blog

The Importance of a Commercial Remodeling Cost / Schedule Evaluation

Posted by Michael Schoenecker on May 14, 2014 11:59:00 AM

Realtors are matchmakers. They depend on their ability to successfully match clients with properties. Of course, like the princess that couldn’t imagine a frog might be a prince, many clients can’t readily see why or how a proposed space could work for them. The realtor, of course, develops this knack and helps buyers envision how changes—renovations—can allow them to customize a space to make it suit them perfectly. Part of the challenge is to usher potential buyers through the remodeling process model so that they become comfortable with costs and timelines. Savvy realtors who take time to go over the ins and outs of the cost / time estimate with a construction firm are likely to see some substantial benefits for their efforts.
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Topics: Property, Renovation, Estimates

6 Helpful Tips to Find a Buyer for Your Commercial Property

Posted by Michael Schoenecker on May 7, 2014 2:43:00 PM

Real estate agents across the country have been faced with some tough sledding over the past six years. The Great Recession took a large toll on the American economy, and its impact was felt the most in the field of commercial and residential real estate. Property and building values plummeted, access to capital resources dried up, and buyers were hard to find at times despite the lower prices.

As a real estate agent, it is good news to see the American economy gaining traction in its recovery effort. We’ve been in this industry a long time and worked with many realtors; here are six tactics that we’ve seen be successful and may be helpful in moving your commercial properties more efficiently and with fewer headaches. Some of these may seem simple or overly obvious, but we’ve found it is always good to go back to the basics and make sure you aren’t missing anything.

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Topics: Property, Community