Structuring Real Estate Arbitration Clauses: A Neutral’s Perspective

This monograph provides a comprehensive treatment of real estate arbitration clauses. It is a useful reference work, covering real estate and valuation concepts for use in arbitration clauses, choices for such clauses, including designing the sequence of activities culminating in an arbitration decision, detailing and refining the arbitral process, the range of remedies and alternative award forms and a checklist structuring real estate arbitration clauses. Author: Gerald Levy, CRE

Active Private Equity Real Estate Strategy

For individual and institutional real estate investors, this book is a collection of applied research articles spanning market analyses, trends, forecasts and strategies. The author has created a guide that presents an overview of the commercial real estate markets and private equity real estate investment strategy for the future market cycle in land, hotel, multifamily and industrial sectors and three specific niches: derivatives, senior housing and infrastructure. Author: David Lynn, CRE

Lease Administration Simplified

A guide to accurate and efficient lease administration, emphasizing the importance of understanding commercial property leases and how lease provisions can affect the property and a landlord’s investment. Included are topics such as positive relationships with tenants, how to abstract a lease, how to calculate pass-through charges for retail, office buildings and industrial properties and more. Author: Richard Muhlebach, CRE

Florida Real Estate Exams – Second Edition

In this second edition, the authors provide seven practice exams for real estate sales and broker licensing in Florida plus three exams for appraisers at all appraisal certification levels. Also included are more than 1,000 clearly answered questions, math examples and a general review of Florida real estate law and marketing practices. From the Barron’s Test Preparation Series. Author: Jack P. Friedman, Ph.D., CRE

The Smart Consumer’s Guide to Home Buying

This book guides prospective home buyers through the process of evaluating and choosing what is likely the largest single investment they will ever make – buying a new home. It includes facts and advice to help anyone through this sometimes confusing journey. From the Barron’s Smart Consumer Guides series. Author: Jack P. Friedman, Ph.D., CRE

The Leasing Process: Landlord and Tenant Perspectives

The authors provide a comprehensive review of the commercial lease negotiation process, from both the landlord and tenant perspective. A resource for property managers, leasing agents, developers, investors and tenants alike, in commercial buildings such as office (including medical), shopping centers and industrial properties. Topics include landlord and tenant issues such as negotiating the brokerage agreement, determining rent and pass-through charges, market conditions (and how they affect leasing), concessions and options that may be granted, communications strategies, dealing with legal and support staff and more. Author: Richard F. Muhlebach, CRE.

Still Stuck in Traffic: Coping with Peak Hour Traffic Congestion (revised)

In this book, the author addresses the problem that directly affects (and causes outrage and frustration for) millions of Americans every day – traffic congestion. Included are examinations of the benefits and costs of various anti-congestion strategies, environmental impacts, mass transit, government transportation spending and, unexpectedly, some benefits of congestion. This is a revised and expanded edition of his earlier landmark work Stuck in Traffic. Author: Anthony Downs, CREStill Stuck in Traffic: Coping with Peak Hour Traffic Congestion (revised)

Keys to Buying Foreclosed and Bargain Homes

This book is a resource that explains advantages and potential pitfalls of buying foreclosed properties. Includes information about the FHA, HUD, VA, FNMA, FHLMC, MGIC and lending institutions as well as tips on buying at auction. Part of the Barron’s Business Keys series. Author: Jack P. Friedman, Ph.D., CRE

Managing and Leasing Commercial Properties – Vols. 1&2

Covering the entire spectrum of the business of managing and leasing commercial properties, this two-volume set includes vital information pertinent to property types from office and industrial buildings to shopping centers and medical buildings. The authors share insights into the intricacies of commercial property management with take-aways for those new to commercial management as well as experienced professionals. Topics include operational issues, marketing and leasing commercial properties, lease negotiations, maintenance, financial concepts and tools unique to managing commercial properties and more. Available only as a two volume set. Author: Richard Muhlebach, CRE.

Living Into Leadership: A Journey in Ethics

Explanatory and effective, this book draws from the author’s career in investment banking to illustrate guidelines for ethics in the workplace, making tough ethical decisions and living a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional fulfillment. Mr. McCoy is the former head of real estate at Morgan Stanley. Author: Bowen H. “Buzz” McCoy, CRE