Monthly Archives: July 2009

Hints to Determine Accurate Capitalization Rates

By James R. MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA The Joint Economic Committee Hearing in Congress on Commercial Real Estate: Do Rising Defaults Pose A Systemic Threat?  heard testimony that lack of credit has negatively affected the number of real estate transactions … Continue reading

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Incentives, Concessions, Tax Credits & Tax Abatements

by James R.  MacCrate, MAI, CRE, ASA In the current unstable real estate market, we hear reports from the National Association of Realtors and many economists that the real estate residential housing market is stabilizing.  This is based on several … Continue reading

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