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What is a Bailout Clause?

Whether you are a commercial landlord who is renting a property out to a tenant or a tenant who is renting or leasing property for their new business, you need to understand every single part of that lease agreement. It defines how this relationship will work and all...

2 Ways the Right Building Permit Protects Your Investment

You might think it is easy to start building your real estate, but local and federal governments ask that you have permits before you build. These permits do more than check a few boxes on forms for the government. They can also help protect your financial investment...

Is It Time to Fire Your Business Partner?

A business partnership can be a truly wonderful experience that’s both rewarding and beneficial. You can lose a hefty weight off your shoulders when expenses, labor and networking are shared. It may even seem advantageous to take on multiple partnerships so that you...

Do You have a Business Plan or Just an Idea?

People often say that they have a plan for a new business, but they will just tell you what type of business they want the start if you ask them what that plan is. For instance, they'll tell you that they want to start a seaside restaurant or that they'd like to own...