FAQs

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions with answers. If you have a question that is not answered below, please contact us.
Searching for Properties
What are my search option?
You may enter minimal search terms right from the home page using our Quick Search.  To enter additional search criteria, click on Search in the menu bar or choose Advanced Search just below the Quick Search form.  You can also click Listings in the menu bar to browse listings by property type.
 
 
Contacting an Agent
How do I contact an Agent?
There are several ways to contact the Listing Agent.  You will see the Agent's contact information at the bottom of every listing detail page or click the Contact button just below the property photo on the Listing Detail page.
 
All agent's contact information is also listing on our Contact page.  You can learn more about each agent from the menu by clicking The G Team link.
 
 

Sharing Listings
How can I share a listing?

You can find the share icons just below the property details on the Listing Detail page.  From these links you can share on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many other.  You can also email the listing to another person from these icons.

 
 
Common CRE Terms
What are some common commercial real estate terms?

 

Lessor: The Landlord or property owner
 

Lessee: The Tenant – Person or company that rents or leases a space or building.

TI: Tenant Improvements

Tenant Improvement Allowance: the negotiated amount, often stated in dollars per square foot, that a landlord is willing to spend to customize the space for a particular tenant.

CAM: Common Area Maintenance - A CAM charge is an additional rent, charged on top of base rent to cover costs for maintenance of common areas such as parking lots and landscaping.

NOI: Net Operating Income – The annual income generated by an income-producing property after deducting expenses associated with the property.

NNN – “Net-Net-Net,” pronounced “Triple Net” a net lease, on a property in which the tenant is responsible for paying a pro rata share of the three major expenses associated with commercial real estate ownership; property tax, insurance and maintenance.

Right of First Refusal: A Tenant’s right to buy property in the event an acceptable offer (from another party) is received by the owner.

Option to Renew: A tenant’s right to extend the term of the lease at pre-negotiated points.

LOI: Letter of Intent - a document outlining a tentative agreement between two or more parties before the agreement is finalized. An LOI is often non-binding on either party.

Due Diligence: A period of time negotiated in a purchase and sale agreement for the purpose of studying the property to determine its suitability for financing, occupancy, title, etc.

Loan Contingency: A period of time used for securing financing, the clause specifies certain requirements and conditions that must be met for the buyer to proceed. If the contingencies are not met, the buyer can usually walk away without penalty and are entitled to full refund of any earnest deposit that was put down with the initial offer.