This book WILL give you an understanding of Commercial Real Estate Loans. It breaks down the complexity of the industry into easy-to-understand terms and is an EASY read. As a wise man once said, if you can't explain it to a six-year-old, you don't understand it yourself. This book is packed with easy-to-understand content and IS INTENDED to be a thin book. After all, who wants to fall asleep with another textbook?
After walking you through the basics of commercial real estate (CRE), you'll dive right into CRE finance. You'll learn about the typical loan structure, the primary drivers of financing, what to expect throughout the loan process, and more about other common loan types. It contains examples and footnotes throughout, as well as what are considered to be "Industry Standards." As an added bonus, the book includes a supplement useful to anyone considering a commercial real estate loan: a financing questionnaire containing questions to ask your lender.
This book will provide you with a foundation and the basic knowledge of CRE finance (i.e. loans). These basics are the core to CRE financing. There's no need to spends years or thousands of dollars on education. This book will give you the meat of CRE finance. It will give you the foundation you're after whether you're a real estate broker, lender, investor, business owner, student, or just plain curious.