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The different methods of acquiring commercial real estate

On Behalf of | Jul 14, 2020 | Real Estate

If your company is looking to expand, it may be a good idea to buy or lease dedicated office or warehouse space. Take a look at some of the best reasons to purchase commercial space in North Dakota as well as some of the benefits of leasing space instead.

The benefits of buying commercial property

Owning a building outright means that you have complete control over how it is used. It gives you the right to repair or upgrade the property without having to seek permission from a landlord. You also don’t have to worry about returning the property to its original condition when you are done using it.

If a portion of the building is not being used, you can sublet it to another person or company to generate extra revenue for your business. The building itself has the potential to appreciate in value during the years or decades that you own it. It can also be used to secure loans or lines of credit that your company might need to continue growing.

The benefits of leasing a commercial property

In some cases, the cost of renting a building will be similar to the cost of owning it. Furthermore, it may be relatively easy to renegotiate the terms of a commercial lease after it is signed. This means that you may be able to obtain greater cost certainty throughout the lease period.

As a tenant, you won’t have to worry about the possibility of a property depreciating in value. If market conditions make it too difficult to run your business from a given location, you can simply move to a new location. If you own a building outright, it may be necessary to sell it before moving on.

If you are in the market for a commercial property, it may be a good idea to work with a real estate law professional. He or she may be able to review the terms of a lease or purchase agreement before it goes into effect.

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