San Antonio Attorneys Help to Avoid Mistakes in Commercial Real Estate


As the commercial real estate market reels from the great recession many investors are finding a unique niche in which they can flourish. Although the economy is healing and commercial real estate values are on the rise, there are still pockets of real estate property that exists at a lower price than what they should be, as many San Antonio attorneys in the area can tell you.

There are major benefits on buying lower priced commercial real estate. As stated, the economy is on the up swing which means retailers and small business owners are taking creative and financial risks in order to start their dream venture and a commercial real estate space may be just the spot they are looking for.

Buying commercial real estate can be a generous act. Large properties tend to become economic skeletons without proper investment. This results in hazardous areas, which are dangerous for residents, and creates a reduction in neighborhood morale and communication. Studies have shown that an increase in job availability and a boost in real estate values due to economic activity reduce crime and motivate a healthier environment. Buying commercial real estate is more thrilling than ever as new artistic and creative businesses are being created. In addition, altered laws and acts initiated and enacted in the past two years have made the financial effect on commercial investors less risky. When delving into the world of commercial real estate there are several routes, besides retaining a good San Antonio lawyer that can help you in your commercial real estate journey.

Initially, if you are able, offering up front cash as opposed to monthly payments can be a great way to solidify a great deal. In the same vein, retaining an experienced attorney can help you maintain the effectiveness and documentation, which include thought out business plans and expenses, in order to effectively negotiate.

When investing, consider relocating to a more vulnerable area with potential growth rather than an area that is booming. More often than not, properties near areas that are booming often fall into the boom as well. If you achieve property on the outskirts of a booming environment, you have already gotten in on the ground floor of the up and coming area. This means lower rent and increased revenue.

Most necessary during a commercial real estate venture, is having an experienced San Antonio attorney with you every step of the way.

The San Antonio law firm of Shumway Van & Hansen, has commercial real estate attorneys who are excited about assisting owners or buyers with their transactional or litigation needs. Call our San Antonio offices at (210) 503-2800 to schedule a consultation. Our lawyers can determine our law firm’s ability to help you and how to do so in a cost efficient and effective manner.

San Antonio Office:

310 South St. Mary’s Street, Suite 2100

San Antonio, Texas 78205

The 21st Floor of the Tower Life Building

Ph: (210) 503-2800

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