Rental Rates in Baltimore Post Solid Growth

I just read a survey indicating that apartment rents in Baltimore City increased an average of 4.5% for the calendar year 2015. Nationwide inflation (as measured by the CPI-U for all American Cities) rose only 0.7% for the calendar year…

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Seller Financing

I was asked, “What is the advantage for a seller to take-back financing?” In most cases, the seller can earn a higher monthly income taking back financing than selling the property, paiying the taxes, and putting the balance into a savings account.…

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Market Trends

The inventory of available apartment units for sale peaked in mid-2014 and has been declining ever since. With a lower supply of product, one would expect prices to rise. Commercial Real Estate Baltimore, MD Market Trends This graph shows a…

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What is a CCIM?

» CCIM is the professional designation for those specializing in commercial- investment real estate Only 1 of every 130 Realtors® have earned the CCIM designation. As such, the CCIM designation is highly regarded among industry professionals, including lenders, government, corporate…

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What Others Have Said About Ben Frederick III, CCIM

What others have said about Ben Frederick III, CCIM… “Thank you so much for helping me to achieve my goal of purchasing a property.  You have been fantastic about helping me throughout a process when in fact you represented the…

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Get A Landlord Reference

3 things I look for in a prospective tenant: Do they have a source of income to pay the rent. Do they have good credit (including criminal background). Have they been good to other landlords. Many landlords skip this critical…

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