Tag: Commercial Real estate definitions


The time in which a landlord and tenant enter into an agreement to lease space. This timing should be identified in lease agreement signed by both parties. For instance, if I leased an office for one year starting February 1, 2018 the lease would expire on 1/31/19. The lease term ... Read More
February 28, 2018Lynn Drake


Real estate agents who list commercial real estate for lease or sale. Often prospective tenants don’t realize that the landlord representative works exclusively for the landlord. Their job is to get the most favorable terms for the property’s owner.    
February 5, 2018Lynn Drake


A Tenant Representative is a commercial real estate agent or agency that focuses solely on the needs of a tenant, rather than being tied to the landlord or building owner. Your tenant representative has only one party's interest in mind - yours. Since they work for you, they are charged to ... Read More
February 1, 2018Lynn Drake



Definitions: Tenant

“Tenant” refers to a company or individual that leases space from an owner/landlord. Usually money is paid as rent however, sometimes the landlord will make a trade. For instance, a CPA might lease a single office from a manufacturing company in exchange for doing the landlord’s taxes. The space could ... Read More
January 30, 2018Lynn Drake



Definition: RENT

Rent is defined as “consideration paid for the occupancy and use of real property.” This is a general term covering any consideration, not just money. 
January 19, 2018Lynn Drake



MISTAKES: Definition

Meet my dog Rocky. He loves people, but doesn’t’t like to be referred to as a sheep dog. Because he isn’t one. Rocky wants people to know he is a Aussie-doodle. What does that mean? His mother was a standard Poodle and his father was an Australian Shepard. He believes ... Read More
January 11, 2018Lynn Drake