Trivia Sunday: What is a “cloud” on title?

Published on February 18th, 2018

Beau Beach

A cloud on title is usually a mechanics lien (i.e. contractors lien), tax lien or Lis Pendens.  Generally, they must be satisfied before the property is deeded to any buyer.  You don’t want to be surprised by these things as you’re approaching a closing date.  If you’re a seller, be proactive.  Order a Preliminary Title Report from your preferred title insurance company.  This report will…

Fun Fact Friday: The most popular holiday gift this year was…

Published on February 16th, 2018

Beau Beach

Here’s a hint: This has been the most popular holiday gift for 3 years running. You guessed it…gift cards. And gift cards are the gift that keeps on giving, to the retailer. When the gift card is actually used, the buyer generally spends more than the allotted amount creating additional sales. And lets not forget that it’s estimated that at least 10% of gift cards…

Is This Tenant Too Risky?

Published on February 14th, 2018

Beau Beach

How should you assess the creditworthiness of a new business or a “mom and pop” tenant?  There is a lot of misinformation out there.  Here’s what we recommend: Considering selling?  Get the step-by-step blueprint to sell your property for the absolute highest price the market will pay at Refer a seller and earn up to $2,500 (click) About Beau Beach, CCIM Beau is an elite Investment Real…

Trivia Sunday: Types of shopping centers?

Published on February 11th, 2018

Beau Beach

It’s Trivia Sunday, here’s your question:  What types of shopping centers are there? Neighborhood Center Neighborhood centers serve the local neighborhood. They typically have a supermarket or a drugstore as an anchor.  They’re commonly arranged in a strip mall format. They usually have a retail area of 30,000 to 150,000 SF and serve a primary area in a 3-mile radius.  Also sometimes known as convenience…

Fun Fact Friday: Whole Foods Rolls Out Free 2 Hour Shipping

Published on February 9th, 2018

Beau Beach

Do you like making trips to the grocery store?  Me neither.  That’s why Amazon’s latest announcement is a big deal. Amazon-owned, Whole Foods has begun rolling out free 2 hour delivery in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia.  Prime subscribers can order fresh meat, seafood, flowers and “most” of the items stocked in their local Whole Foods outlets…free. The move is sure to have far-reaching consequences…

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