Tips For Buying and Selling Commercial Real Estate in Athens

There absolutely no doubt about it: investing in commercial real estate has made a lot of people a lot of money. But many others haven’t done nearly so well buying and selling commercial real estate, some even losing a substantial amount of money. For it’s a completely different ball game from buying and selling residential real estate – more complex, fraught with more risk, and usually requiring more operating capital. You need to know what you’re doing when you get into commercial real estate investing. So check out these tips for buying and selling commercial real estate in Athens.

Buying Commercial Real Estate in Athens

A good way to think about buying (and selling) commercial real estate in Athens is to see it as much like buying traditional real estate but on a larger scale. Much of it, then, has to do with taking the right preparatory steps, for example:

UNDERSTAND YOUR REASONS AND GOALS

For success in buying commercial real estate in Athens, you must first get clear about why you are doing it and what you want to accomplish. Determine the “why” first and then began searching out potential commercial investment properties.

SELECT THE RIGHT INVESTING OPTION

Buying (as well as selling) commercial real estate in Athens offer several kinds of property and investing options, such as industrial complexes, retail shops, office buildings, and many more. The trick is to figure out which option(s) best fits with the reasons and goals you previously determined.

LOCATE ADEQUATE FINANCING

As we mentioned, buying commercial real estate happens on a larger scale. And that means you will need more investment capital and financing. So before jumping into buying, make sure you have a solid source of financing, one that is both big enough and fast enough.

FIND THE RIGHT ALLIES

Real estate has always been a people-oriented business, and that applies to buying commercial real estate in Athens as well. Your success, then, will depend in large part on finding the right allies – aligning yourself the professionals who can provide the services you need. You can’t do everything yourself, so you’ll need other qualified professionals to fill in the gaps.

RUN THE NUMBERS

After locating properties that meet your criteria (with respect to goals), you should always run the numbers to make sure a property offers profit potential, that is, a good ROI. This means doing due diligence and performing a careful risks-and-benefits analysis. Your local real estate agent can be a huge asset here. To discover more call 706-426-1082.

Selling Commercial Real Estate in Athens

The other side of this real estate investing coin is selling commercial real estate in Athens. Our main tips here are:

SEEK OUT A MENTOR

Selling commercial real estate in Athens offers substantial profit potential – but it also poses a huge risk for loss. Most experienced commercial real estate investors recommend that you find a mentor to help you avoid costly missteps. The learning curve is steep, so guidance from those more experienced can only help. Building a solid relationship with your commercial real estate agent is perhaps the best component of this. (To discover more, reach out at 706-426-1082.)

MARKET AGGRESSIVELY AND EFFECTIVELY

For success in selling commercial real estate in Athens, you will have to market aggressively and effectively because you’re in competition with other sellers. But marketing, if not done right, can be a huge money and time sink. Today, effective marketing means online and video marketing. And building up a contact list is critical. Your agent will be the most valuable ally in your marketing efforts.

HAVE REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

Selling commercial real estate in Athens also means not being seduced by visions of, say, sexy, towering downtown skyscrapers. Being realistic will do much more to ensure your success. Most commercial real estate transactions are much less glamorous, yet still profitable – for example, light industrial buildings, agricultural properties, vacant business-zoned land, and small retail properties. And it also pays to be aware that buying and selling commercial estate is not a way to quick riches – success depends on hard work and time.

KEEP LEARNING

Commercial real estate investing is more complex than other real estate ventures and is always evolving and so involves a host of things to learn. This means that you must keep learning to keep up. And no small part of that learning is mastering new tools to streamline your operation and to give you an edge over your competition.

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Georgui Kassaev

Georgui Kassaev was invited to this country in 1996 during the Atlanta Olympic games. The first place he came to call his home after leaving Russia and performing all over Mexico, was Athens. He became a professional mixed martial arts fighter, then coach, and eventually obtained two black belts in taekwondo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He formed a specialty carpentry and construction business which sparked his passion for real estate. He then rediscovered his first passion performing. After all, he has performed in the circus since he was eleven years old in front of thousands of people and then again when he was an adult as a professional fighter. In 2018 he landed his first 3 television roles. While acting, he continued developing his real estate skills, becoming a value-add investor in the Classic City and then getting his real estate license. He has now become a listing specialist in the Greater Athens Area, working with homeowners to protect their interests and get them the right price for their property! However, he never abandoned his construction roots and works with investor clients to help them buy properties based on their numbers with no aversion to making multiple offers. Georgui is fluent in three languages Russian, Spanish, and English. He is proficient in video production and social media marketing.

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