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Increasing Rental Costs Means Bigger Profits for Buyers

Since the housing bubble burst, there have been some pretty significant changes in the home financing landscape. In today’s market, according to Marcus and Millichap Babb Group representatives, there are more renters than ever. Homeownership is down 63.5 percent, which is the lowest reading since 1967. Renting has skyrocketed; rental households have increased annually since […]


Increase Your Net Operating Income in 7 Easy Steps

When you’re looking for a way to increase net operating income (NOI) on your investment properties, there are several ways to go about it. According to representatives from the Marcus and Millichap Babb Group, the first step is buying right. Choosing properties in great locations is key, as you can update properties pretty easily. But […]


Is the 2016 Apartment Rental Market a Repeat of 2006?

Many buyers and sellers are wondering if 2016 going to be a repeat of the apartment rental market nightmare of 2006, but let’s take a closer look. In 2006, the market was simply a mess. Bank lenders were offering loans to people who never should have passed their credit checks, and what’s worse is that […]


Recent Closings

A sampling of our recent closings. Shopping Center SkyPoint Retail Condos Tampa, FL $2,700,000 Listing Agents: James Medefind Armando Rodriguez Selling Agents: James Medefind Armando Rodriguez Casey Babb 99.2% of List Price 40 Days Contract to Close Nine Offers Three Backup Offers James Medefind and Armando Rodriguez were proud to exclusively represent the seller of […]


Featured Listings

Contact us for more information on these exclusive listings or to view more of our available investment opportunities. Do you have specific investment parameters? Send us the details, and we will provide you with a report of properties that match your criteria. Shopping Centers Palm Harbor Commons Palm Harbor, FL $2,450,000 Listing Agent: James Medefind […]


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Whether you are new to the scene or are a veteran real estate investor, having someone on your side is an invaluable asset. Deciding to enlist the help of a broker is an excellent way to start. But before choosing a broker, it’s important to choose the process that will net you the most money […]


The Only Way for Interest Rates to Go Is Up

With banks and life companies lending freely again, the question on everyone’s minds is, “When will rates go up again?” The Federal Reserve has been debating the question for nearly two years now, and interest rates still remain historically low. That said, a hike seems imminent, and for real estate investors that means both opportunities […]


Get the Inside Scoop with an Exclusive Broker

Whether you are new to the scene or are a veteran real estate investor, having someone on your side is an invaluable asset. Deciding to enlist the help of a broker is an excellent way to start. But before choosing a broker, it’s important to choose the process that will net you the most money […]


Recovering Economy Reinvigorates Net-Leased Investors

Dana Speer, associate at Marcus & Millichap, understands the pros and cons of the national net-leased market and enjoys helping her clientele navigate a diverse investment landscape rich with opportunity. Speer specializes in net-leased properties such as quick-service restaurants, drug stores and dollar stores. “Retail as a whole runs the gamut from single-tenant net-leased assets to […]


Tap Into Tampa for Top Retail Properties

It’s hot in Tampa, Florida. The retail market has been recovering steadily over the last few years, and investors are increasingly looking to this secondary market for primo properties. “We’re still seeing very aggressive pricing,” Marcus & Millichap Senior Associate and National Retail Group Director James Medefind says. “The reasons are twofold.” Understanding the market […]

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