How To Win In Commercial Real Estate Investing

WINNER BRUSS BOOK AWARD 2015 (Best New Author) from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

Subtitled Find, Evaluate & Purchase Your First Commercial Property – In 9 Weeks Or Less, this book, an addition to the “Rich Dad Library Series” by RDA Press, is an easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide to commercial real estate investing. From goal-setting and teaching how to recognize opportunities to selecting a property, navigating contracts and “sealing the deal,” the author shares his wealth of knowledge as a recognized real estate authority to help investors avoid costly mistakes. It is particularly valuable for first-time purchasers. Author/Editor R. Craig Coppola, CRE.

Real Estate Handbook

This comprehensive reference book has been updated to reflect the country’s gradually recovering real estate market, this book covers virtually every aspect of buying and selling, understanding mortgages, analyzing real estate investment opportunities, obtaining and understanding appraisal reports and includes real estate tables, forms and more. Part of the Barron’s book series. Author: Jack P. Friedman, Ph.D., CRE

Real Estate Mathematics

A detailed and practical guide for private real estate fund managers and investors available, now in print and Kindle formats. Edited by David Lynn, CRE and Tim Wang, this guide features contributions from over 25 leading real estate professionals in the industry today – and will shed light on challenging quantitative problems such as assessing risk, forecasting, measuring and benchmarking real estate performance. The scope spans capital structure, risk and return of international investments, CMBS, financial analysis, portfolio management through the cycles and much more. Co-author: David Lynn, CRE

Property Management for Dummies (Book and CD) – 3rd Edition

This newly updated popular guide includes strategies for establishing and maintaining rental properties, whether single or multi-family. In its easy-to-read format, topics include how to prepare and promote properties, setting rents, selecting tenants, ongoing tenant relations, maintenance, finances, and avoiding costly mistakes and legal snafus. Also included: pros and cons of managing property yourself, tips for handling vacancies and troubleshooting advice of all kinds. Author: Robert Griswold, CRE

Go For Broker

Focusing on buying and leasing commercial real estate, this book offers “an executive’s guide to hiring a broker for today’s complex real estate deals.” Written in a first-person perspective, the author offers ideas and insights to make executing business deals more productive (and easier) for both brokers and their clients. Author: John J. Culbertson, CRE.

Dictionary of Business and Economic Terms

This is the newest edition of this standard favorite, updated to include current economic terms as well as revised business terms. It is the successor the Mr. Friedman’s popular Dictionary of Business Terms, including over 8,000 definitions. It is a reference guide for students, business owners and the general public. Topics include accounting, tax, business law, communications, transportation, the Internet, economics, insurance, real estate and more plus an appendix of abbreviations and acronyms. Also available in a Kindle version, this book is part of the Barron’s Business Book series. Author: Jack P. Friedman, Ph.D., CRE

Applications in Litigation Valuation: A Pragmatist’s Guide

Whether new to litigation valuation or experienced, practitioners will find this book a valuable reference. It includes practical information, tangible examples and case studies, with information that extends from fundamentals of litigation appraisal through assignment execution to expert witness testimony. Subjects covered include eminent domain and condemnation, title issues, taxation, easements and more. CRE members contributed sections or case studies on environmental contamination, matrimonial dissolution, bankruptcy and lease renewal. CRE member contributors: John G. Ellis, Anthony S. Graziano, Thomas O. Jackson and Michael Y. Cannon.

Fifty-State Survey: The Law of Eminent Domain

This guide serves as a single resource for eminent domain practitioners, answering questions about eminent domain and condemnation procedure in every state and the District of Columbia. Topics include what can be condemned and by whom, condemnation proceedings, challenge procedure, abandonment, attorney fees and costs, plus much more. CRE members Casey Pipes, Gary L. Birnbaum, Anthony Della Pelle, and Gregory F. Servodidio authored chapters.

Real Estate Valuation in Global Markets – 2nd Edition

An invaluable resource for anyone providing international real estate valuations, this revised edition , edited by Howard Gelbtuch, CRE, provides a wealth of information about appraisal practice in 47 countries. Included is comprehensive, on-the-ground information from local experts, including CRE members Noelle Brisson (France); Nicholas Captain (Guam); Guniz Celen (Turkey); Raymond Lo (Hong Kong); Demetrios Louziotis (Japan); and Michael Tung-Mao Tseng (Taiwan). This one-of-a-kind text serves as your passport to understanding real estate valuation around the world! Note: Regional chapter bundles are also available to order for Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East, Asia and Oceana, The Americas. Editor: Howard Gelbtuch, CRE

Appraising Conservation and Historic Preservation Easements

Drawing on legal, regulatory and professional appraisal literature, Appraising Conservation and Historic Preservation Easements examines the valuation of conservation and historic preservation easements from the contradictory perspectives of the IRS, the courts, easement-holding organizations and appraisers. It includes the history of easements, general land use considerations, valuation methodologies to be applied to specific easement-related appraisal assignments, detailed examples and sample sections of appraisal reports relating to various easement properties and appraisal situations. Author: Richard J. Roddewig, CRE