How a commercial real estate agent can help your business

October 17, 2014

Who wants to waste their time or their money? If you’re looking to sell, buy, or rent some commercial property, a commercial real estate agent is a savvy partner. Your broker can be a valuable guide in a world where the competition is fierce.

How a commercial real estate agent can help your business

Why work with a commercial real estate expert?

The profession of commercial real estate agent is a demanding one. Over and above a thorough knowledge of the business world, the best agents stand out in their field because they’re rigorous, disciplined and known for their integrity. Their academic training covers courses in real estate law, financing and mortgage credit, appraisal and inspection, management and sales and real estate mathematics. In every jurisdiction in Canada, real estate agents have to pass a written exam to become certified. They also have to be licensed to work in the province or territory where they live.

Choosing to work with a commercial real estate expert will partner you with someone who is ready to put their knowledge, skills, experience and talent to negotiate on your behalf.

A network of contacts you could only dream of

A commercial real estate agent typically has a vast network of contacts in all kinds of fields: accountants, appraisers, mortgage representatives, lawyers, notaries, architects, tax advisers and the list goes on. Don’t be jealous; you have everything to gain. With this network, the real estate expert can help you build your own professional contacts.

In addition to being a member of the Canadian Commercial Council (CCC), it isn’t unusual for a commercial real estate agent to be a member of several organizations. Moreover, he or she may also hold many other pertinent titles, memberships, accreditations and certifications through various professional, industry-related groups

  • Accredited appraiser from the Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • Accredited land consultant
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member
  • Member of the Counselors of Real Estate
  • Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors

Did you know?

A commercial real estate agent is not only interested in storefront retail businesses. He or she is the best partner for any transaction concerning the sale, purchase or rental of the following kinds of immovable property:

  • Income properties
  • Industrial sites and facilities
  • Commercial premises
  • Family businesses
  • Agricultural properties
  • Institutional premises
  • Commercial land uses
  • Office space

According to the experts, the long term prospects for commercial real estate in Canada are encouraging. This is especially the case with business towers, which are becoming more sophisticated and modern in order to stay ahead of trends. Investors, don’t miss the boat!

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