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 De-Malling Real Estate Trend?

From losing customers to e-commerce websites, labor shortages, the wave of the retail apocalypse, and the de-malling real estate trend. It has been a tough decade for the retail real estate industry. And with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, things just got worse. Retail real estate is having difficulties in keeping its brick and mortar… Continue reading What Is The De-Malling Real Estate Trend?

5 Most Common Types of Commercial Real Estate Leases, Explained

Lilypads explains the 5 most common types of commercial real estate leases that will help you make an informed decision while renting a space for your business needs. 1. To simplify your payments get set for the Gross lease Gross lease also termed as the full-service lease is the most simple leasing agreement. In this… Continue reading 5 Most Common Types of Commercial Real Estate Leases, Explained

Real Estate and AI-How Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the real estate landscape

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Real estate and AI – a pair we didn’t know we needed and we are not complaining. The world is one pandemic wiser and the increased usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is paving the way for a smarter future of the real estate industry. As there are rapid innovations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, the… Continue reading Real Estate and AI-How Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the real estate landscape

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?

Retirement investment 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 Retirement investment in real estate

REIT tax: How are REITs taxed?

A real estate investment trust, or REIT, passes income from its holdings to its investors as dividends. The income generated from a REIT falls into different categories with its own tax rules.  For deriving taxation, it needs to invest at least 75% of its assets in real estate. In addition, REITs must have at least… Continue reading REIT tax: How are REITs taxed?

How is Real Estate a Hedge Against Inflation

Economists define inflation as the slow and silent killer of wealth or value of currency over a period of time. Inflation is an economic phenomenon that involves a steady and sustained growth in the prices of goods and services. Obviously, this is something that nobody wants as it eats up their wealth. Thankfully investing in… Continue reading How is Real Estate a Hedge Against Inflation

Benefits of investing in industrial real estate

Office, mall, multi-family (apartments), hotels, land, specialty use, and industrial real estate are all sub-categories of commercial real estate (CRE). This blog by Lilypads focuses on the possible benefits of investing in Industrial real estate to expand their investment portfolio. Why are investors investing in Industrial Real Estate? As opposed to residential real estate, the… Continue reading Benefits of investing in industrial 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