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By Benjamin Ficker

Benjamin Ficker is a Multifamily Investment Broker with KW Commercial. With a two-decade career, he delivers unparalleled value and personalized service to clients, earning trust as a reliable advisor. His broad spectrum of experience has led to success for hundreds of his clients.

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Are you still hoping interest rates will fall? If so, I’m here to tell you it’s time to face the reality of the market. This is the new normal; the expectation of rates dropping below 5% is unrealistic. Whether it’s an impending rate reset on commercial property debt or holding long-term tenants with below-market rents, these factors can impact property value, regardless of interest rate fluctuations.

It’s time to take charge of your assets so they work in your favor. Investors are avoiding properties with negative cash flow and aren’t paying peak prices for speculative gains. Act now to optimize your properties—the decisions made in the next two years will significantly impact the next two decades.

“It’s time to take charge of your assets so they work in your favor. ”

Furthermore, legislative changes may unfavorably impact part-time landlords and investors, and interest rates will likely continue to impede demand. This period offers a choice: organize your portfolio for growth or watch its value diminish. Such markets present opportunities for substantial gains or losses—it’s your choice, but you need to do something.

Let’s craft a plan to leverage upcoming opportunities. Reach out and strategize to achieve your goals. Don’t let market conditions limit your choices. Seize control and create possibilities. If you need help with your real estate goals, call or email me. I’m always happy to help.