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Buyers Guide

Investing in commercial real estate in St. Louis Metro may be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Determine the type of commercial property you need

Commercial real estate come in all shapes and sizes. Before you start shopping for a property, you need to determine the type that fits your needs and preferences. Are you looking for an office space? A retail property? Something more industrial? Or perhaps a commercial property geared towards leisure and hospitality? Or is a multifamily property the one you’re looking for? Types of property aside, you also need to consider the following factors:
  • Location
  • Physical condition
  • Limitations
  • Amenities
  • Parking
  • Legal considerations

Hire a commercial real estate broker

Whether you’re new or seasoned to buying commercial properties, the expertise of an experienced CRE broker will always come in handy. In addition to hiring a CRE broker, you might also want to look into employing a property lawyer, an accountant (if you don’t have one), as well as a mortgage broker, depending on your needs.

Exercise due diligence

Buying commercial real estate can be a costly undertaking. Exercise due diligence to make sure you’re paying your money’s worth. Things you can do include having the property you like inspected by a professional, as well as having it appraised. When it comes to paperwork like contracts and deeds, take your time to review and understand the terms. If there are certain statements or stipulations that confuse you, don’t hesitate to consult your team. They are there to protect your interests and ensure you make a sound decision.

Learn more about buying commercial real estate in St. Louis Metro

Contact Cardinal Realty Group today at 636-225-0385 or info(at)cardinalrealtygroup(dotted)com to set up a meeting or browse the website for more information about buying commercial properties.