12 Golden rules for investing in commercial real estate

Did you know that mutual funds and equity investments make up over 65% of an average investor’s portfolio in the US, while real estate takes up less than 15%? Retail investors overlook real estate investing when it comes to building a sustainable investment portfolio. This is because they aim to create a moderately liquid portfolio… Continue reading 12 Golden rules for investing in commercial real estate

How CRE tech adoption can drive business growth

Commercial Real Estate has always been a crucial component of the world’s economy. However, the industry has historically relied on in-person property dealings, failing to keep up with the latest digital technologies in the market. But the COVID -19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of CRE tech adoption. With the growth of technology, real estate… Continue reading How CRE tech adoption can drive business growth

7 Challenges Real Estate Investors Should Anticipate in 2022

If you are aiming to get into the real estate investment arena in 2022, this blog is going to help you with much-needed information on what you should expect from the industry in 2022 and how you can prepare yourself for eventual success. Real estate has always been one of the most preferred investments in… Continue reading 7 Challenges Real Estate Investors Should Anticipate in 2022

Core, Core Plus, Value-Add, and Opportunistic Investments: A Detailed Guide

While investing in commercial real estate you come across a few common terms, those are Core, Core Plus, Value-Add, and Opportunistic. These terms define the level of risk profile, quality, and return potential of an investment property.  Also, such real estate strategies are suitable for indirect investment into commercial properties via funds, or Real Estate… Continue reading Core, Core Plus, Value-Add, and Opportunistic Investments: A Detailed Guide

Investing in a Ground Lease? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Investing in a ground lease is a great investment opportunity for investors. It can be a superior way of generating revenue for those who want to deploy capital in real estate investment. The leased property can be bare lands without any constructions or developments also. With bare land, the property owner enters into a ground… Continue reading Investing in a Ground Lease? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Investing in Commercial Real Estate: Pros, Cons, & Key Factors to Consider

Investing in commercial real estate provides significant returns, passive income, and generates growth potential. However, a beginner CRE investor can get confused while picking a suitable strategy, asset class, or asset type. So, Lilypads brings to you the Pros, Cons, and Key factors to consider while investing in commercial real estate. The key factors to… Continue reading Investing in Commercial Real Estate: Pros, Cons, & Key Factors to Consider

Biggest Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch Out For In 2022

Despite the ongoing pandemic, the US is seeing a surge of some of the biggest commercial real estate trends in 2022 that are remarkably paradigm-shifting.  The current circumstances of inflation, demand and supply, affordability, interest rates, capital flows, and continued volatility in the stock market-all present unique challenges and opportunities for the CRE industry. However,… Continue reading Biggest Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch Out For In 2022

What is the 50% rule in real estate?

When a real estate investor plans to invest he does a thorough analysis, but a quick calculation is also crucial. With this 50% rule in real estate, the investors can assess the initial potentiality of the property. Instead of performing an in-depth analysis of each and every property, you can use this rule. This rule… Continue reading What is the 50% rule in real estate?

8 ways to plan your retirement investing in Real Estate

The majority of the people rely on pensions and social security benefits as their retirement income. But these investments fail to provide a steady income at the time of retirement and with inflation over time the returns are very low. Whereas if you invest in real estate you have a good opportunity for generating passive… Continue reading 8 ways to plan your retirement investing in Real Estate

Investing in industrial real estate as a beginner

Real estate investors are now shifting towards industrial real estate due to its stability. Investing in industrial real estate is granted as the most appealing sector since the cost of owning is less. However, it can be both financially and mentally taxing to get started with industrial real estate investments without a proper toolkit. Through… Continue reading Investing in industrial real estate as a beginner