The Real Estate Investment Handbook
Frank J. Fabozzi Series
1. Edition February 2005
544 Pages, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd
Investing in commercial real estate can provide excellentrisk-return opportunities for both the large and small investor.Unlike equity securities, commercial real estate often generates asubstantial and predictable cash flow over time--and thecompounding effect of this cash flow can significantly enhance theperformance of most investment portfolios.
Filled with in-depth insight and practical advice, The Real EstateInvestment Handbook is an essential tool for current and aspiringcommercial real estate investors looking to develop and evaluatecommercial real estate properties.
Throughout the book, experts G. Timothy Haight and Daniel D. Singeroffer careful examinations of the various types of commercial realestate available, the measures within the markets used to evaluatetheir performance, and the intricacies of the markets in which theyare traded. The discussions of breakeven analysis, present value,financial leverage, loan packaging, and practical real-lifesituations found in The Real Estate Investment Handbook will helpyou make better-informed decisions when investing in propertiessuch as:
* Apartments, condominiums, and time-shares
* Single-family homes
* Self-storage facilities
* Office buildings
* Industrial properties
* Parking lots
* Shopping centers
* Hotels and motels
Successful real estate investing is not just about net income orcash flow; it's about the fit between an investor and aninvestment. With The Real Estate Investment Handbook as your guide,you'll learn how to choose properties that make sense--andmoney--for you.
About the Authors.
CHAPTER 1: A Portfolio Approach to Investing in Commercial RealEstate.
CHAPTER 2: Interpreting Financial Statements for Successful RealEstate Investing.
CHAPTER 3: Depreciation.
CHAPTER 4: Business Organizational Forms.
CHAPTER 5: Buying versus Leasing.
CHAPTER 6: Residential Real Estate.
CHAPTER 7: Apartments.
CHAPTER 8: Condominiums.
CHAPTER 9: Timeshares.
CHAPTER 10: Undeveloped Land.
CHAPTER 11: Self-Storage Facilities.
CHAPTER 12: Restaurant Real Estate.
CHAPTER 13: Shopping Centers.
CHAPTER 14: Athletic Clubs, Physical Fitness Centers, and FamilyEntertainment Centers.
CHAPTER 15: Office Buildings.
CHAPTER 16: Industrial Properties.
CHAPTER 17: Parking Lots.
CHAPTER 18: Hotels and Motels as Commercial Real EstateInvestments.
Daniel D. Singer is a Full Professor of Finance at TowsonUniversity and has been a successful real estate investor for overthirty years. Dr. Singer is the former dean of the School ofBusiness at Franklin University, and has edited and publishednumerous books and articles on investing in real estate and thestock market. He received his PhD in economics from the Universityof Colorado and his MA in public economics from the StateUniversity of New York at Albany.