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How To Choose Commercial Property Agents

Commercial Property AgentsYou need to find a tenant for the new office you have just finished refurbishing and so you go on the internet looking for Commercial Property Agents.  You are instantly assaulted with thousands of companies offering properties throughout the UK and abroad.  Often the agents are offering the same properties, so how do you choose which commercial property agent to use?   Here are some key things to look for when choosing an agent.

Initial Negotiations: Offers and Counter-offers

A good commercial property agent should guide the commercial landlord or commercial vendor as to the terms to offer tenants before the property is put on the market but often the property is offered as a lease or for sale and the agents will wait for offers to come in and then negotiate with the buyers.  So it is a good idea to set out your worst and best position to the agent in terms of sale price or rent so that the agent does not come back with an offer which just does not work commercially.   The negotiation will go back and forth with the tenant or purchaser making an offer and the agent going back to the Landlord or Seller with a steer as to whether the offer is realistic fair or not competitive.    If you are new to the world of commercial property then the good agent will not use jargon and will not try to patronise you but will guide you through the process providing explanations in plain English of any technical terms being discussed and there is plenty of jargon in this area. Read the rest of this entry »

Dominic Beeton, Solicitor
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