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Christopher Shearer's commercial real estate team offers the multidisciplinary expertise necessary to excel in commercial real estate, Va's corporate real estate community. Our experienced commercial real estate team, deliver customized services at every stage of the real estate process and offer a proven track record in leasing and sales, tenant and landlord advisory services, corporate and business consulting, commercial and residential development, general construction, property and asset management, market research, and debt and equity capital placement. A graduate student completing his Master of Business Administration (M. B. A.), with a concentration in Real Estate Development. He earned his B.A. from The Baptist College of Florida in Business Administration - Leadership and an A. A. Degree in Business Administration- Management from Northwood University. 
Home-mortgage rates have surged to their highest level in three months, a reminder of the real-world implications of the recent spike in Treasury yields and another headache for the Fed. The rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.39% last week, according to the weekly survey from gov...
Q: I am interested in buying a short sale, but wonder if there are any unusual or unexpected costs associated with such a sale, compared to buying a regular house. —Denver A: It's possible to get a great deal on a short sale–where a home sells for less than is owed on the mortgage–but whenever a...
On Monday, Florida pulled within $300 million of reaching the $2.6 billion necessary for a long-proposed bullet train connecting Tampa and Orlando to leave the station -- a figure opponents once successfully used to derail the train as too expensive, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Monday. The U.S. De...
Plain talk: Vote No on 4 Check this out from Florida Realtors:
Check this out just wanted to get the word out...   FHA short refinance option now available WASHINGTON – Sept. 8, 2010 – In an effort to help responsible homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than the value of their property, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) now pro...
An uptick in homeowners are opting to remodel to increase a potential sales price or just upgrade their living space. According to, remodelers should keep the following in mind:Tip No. 1: Does your contractor have proof of insurance?Ask the contractor to have his insurance company...
Small businesses have put hiring, supply buying and real estate expansion on hold as they wait out the vote on a small-business-aid bill that stalled in the Senate earlier this summer.The much-debated legislation offers tax breaks and waived loan fees. But it also comes with more divisive compone...
Facebook has brought the geo-tracking phenomenon to the masses. But there are pitfalls.And, even if you're not on Facebook, there are some things you need to know about the new check-in service Places to protect your privacy.Location services like Foursquare and Gowalla - which allow users to "ch...
A study released by Bankrate Inc. finds that the costs associated with buying a home are going up.Bankrate's 2010 Closing Costs Survey found that the average origination and title fees on a $200,000 mortgage this year totaled $3,741, up $1,009 from $2,732 in 2009.In Florida, the news isn't so bad...
The amount of scholarly research conducted by university faculty members and subsequently published in peer-reviewed journals is widely used to compare academic quality between institutions. And according to one such ranking, the real estate program in the Florida State University College of Busi...

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Christopher Shearer is a multi-family / commercial real estate consultant achieving property owners the highest possible NOI through the implementation of optimal rents for the property, accomplished through careful market, property, comparison grid analysis, effective cost control and revenue improvement programs; identify and analyze trends and recommending appropriate strategies to increase a properties maximum efficiency. Expert at Preparing new investment analysis presentations, offering memoranda and marketing materials, including key investment metrics. IRR, COC, DCR, CR etc. A seasoned professional, with over 15 years' experience in real estate and finance management. A real estate broker licensed in Florida and Virginia specializing in real estate and asset management of multi-family and commercial properties. Christopher is currently pursuing his M.B.A. in real estate, he holds a B.A. in business as well as an A.A. in business management. Christopher has the following state licenses; Virginia Real Estate Broker, Florida Real Estate Broker, Florida Mortgage Broker and Colorado Mortgage Broker. Contact me for a consultation and analysis of your commercial or multi-family properties.