Seattle Commercial Real Estate Education
The Foundation Group has the knowledge and experience to help you in making informative decisions when it comes to the buying process. We are with you from beginning to end and will make this an informative and rewarding process.
A discounting factor is used to place a value on the present worth of a future income stream. The selection of the cap rate reflects the appraiser’s best judgment as to the quality, quantity and durability of the income stream to be generated.
We usually hear the term underwriting used by insurance agents to justify the policy prices we are asked to pay. Some unknown person in their underwriting department figured out their loss percentage is “x”, therefore we have to pay “y”.
Glossary of Terms
This section will help you get to know the terms being used on this website and the industry as a whole.
We truly immerse ourselves in understanding the market. These reports provide a roadmap for owners, developers, and future investors to navigate the critical changes, which provide new opportunities and challenges in the market place.
The recent tax reform added two provisions that could impede first-time homebuyers. Under the new tax law, the standard deduction has doubled to $24,000 for married couples ($12,000 for individuals).