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Commercial Real Estate 3Q 2012 Market Survey

The national commercial real estate market is still stabilizing, according to NAR’s 2012 third quarter market survey.  You can download a copy of the entire report or browse below.

Especially interesting is a 6% bump in national sales volume over 2011.  This comes against a persistent and apparently growing difficulty with financing, with respondents reporting a somewhat higher dissatisfaction level with obtaining financing over the previous 2012 quarter.  Does this mean the direct and indirect capital costs are weighing down a more robust volume rebound, or does it mean that commercial practitioners are learning to “do more with less” assistance from our pinstriped friends at the banks?

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