Real Estate Appraisal and Consulting Firms
Appraisal and consulting firms are proficient in providing residential or commercial valuation and consulting services.
Appraisal firms, through extensive market research and analysis of data relating to a property, arrive at an unbiased, objective value of the concerned property. Appraisal reports contain a profile of the property and its surroundings, comparative property sales in the area, the best possible price for the given property and current real estate market trends.
Appraisal and consulting firms provide invaluable assistance to people who possess, handle, sell, invest in and loan money on the collateral of real estate. Certified appraisers help customers make informed decisions regarding their property.
In addition, these firms provide consultancy services centering on tax assessment, estate planning, foreclosures and zoning, cost-benefit analysis, site analysis and feasibility studies.
Brokerage firms market real estate on the client's behalf for the best possible price. They represent landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, corporations and business entities.
Brokerage firms serve as intermediaries between sellers and buyers of real estate and identify sellers willing to dispose and buyers willing to purchase. They provide comparative home values estimates, promote and facilitate property purchase/sale, and prepare documents.
Leasing firms have the capability to swiftly evaluate the real estate market and focus on prospective purchasers or tenants. Once a listing of all available properties is obtained, leasing firms formulate a plan to accelerate the leasing process and provide the owner with excellent tenants.
Corporate real estate management entails dealing with large corporations' real estate requirements.
Corporate real estate is concerned with site selection and analysis, choosing between buying and leasing options, holding and disposing property, property tax petitions and a whole range of property management decisions.
Real estate development firms acquire land and make necessary improvements on it to enhance its value.
evelopers prepare the land for use by providing roads, power and water connections, obtaining legal permits and overall establishing basic infrastructural facilities. The land is then divided into plots and sold bit by bit for a profit.
Real Estate Building developers deal in residential or commercial development and supervise the construction process. After the projects are executed, the buildings are either sold completely or in part to others, or maintained as valuable assets to generate cash flows through rents and other sources.
Mortgage firms focus on credit analysis, assessments, ownership, environmental issues and a variety of federal and state regulations.
Mortgage firms chiefly advance loans for residential single family and multiple family homes. They also make available large-scale financing. These firms make a detailed study of the property and market developments, tenant evaluation, income and expenditure analysis plus the value of the concerned property acting as collateral.
Construction lending is the most difficult division in the field of finance that takes account of all matters of the mortgage lender - analysis of credit, inflows, outflows, value of property and environmental concerns besides risks associated with absorption, construction cost and holdups, and related issues.
Property management involves increasing productivity levels of property through proper inflow of rents, retaining tenants, running or contracting people to run operations.
Property management firms undertake preventative maintenance, cleaning and repairs, handle financial transactions of the concerned property, negotiate contracts for various services and regularly update the owners.
These firms specifically study each individual client's objectives for his property. Properties are then appraised and positioned to secure top price for the possessor through a well-devised plan. Capital plans are devised to maintain and augment asset value. This enables the owner to concentrate on more pressing issues and eliminates stress linked to property management.
Property management firms manage properties such as office establishments, shopping plazas, industrial structures and residential properties to be found in both suburbs and cities.
Real estate investment firms, backed by extensive knowledge of the real estate market, evaluate and analyze planned investments and help generate excellent returns for real estate investors. These firms conduct a detailed analysis of the client's requirements to determine the best investment plan and then work on it closely to achieve a successful close.
Investment firms monitor the real estate market and economic trends, changes in regulations and tax laws, geographic and demographic developments.
Their area of operations embraces the complete range of income-producing property, including malls, office complexes, industrial constructions and apartment buildings.
Overall, different firms address the diverse need of the real estate industry.