Commercial, Leasing and Investment Sales, 1031 exchanges.
Get to know Mark Cooper
Mark Cooper of HL Commercial helps clients in the San Francisco Bay Area with Commercial, Leasing, and Real Estate Investments. His services include Tenant Representation, Investment Property Sales, 1031 Tax deferred exchanges, and Leasing.
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Bay Area Tenant Rep: Mark Cooper represents tenants when they are moving their business. The best tenant's don't have time to keep track of all the properties on the market, they are busy running their business and living their lives. That's where Mark comes in, He preview up to FIVE (5) properties a day, then Mark arranges a"tour" showing clients many properties in a few hours. An offer is made to the landlord or listing agent including terms such as free rent, early occupancy, sublet terms, and options to extend. Mark takes the guesswork out of moving your business. This best part is, the landlords pay him, that's right, it costs a tenant nothing to lease a new property! Remember Mark Cooper with HL commercial, "tenants anyone'?
Investment Property Sales: With commercial property, raw land, and investments, every real estate agent will suggest you buy or sell, we can show you why. Our team will provide a cash flow analysis of your investment property considering all factors including depreciation and property taxes. We pull commercial comps from active and sold listings to determine the values and provide you with a report showing the exact return you are making on your investment, this service is free of charge.
We work closely with you to determine your investment objectives be it cash flow, location, property type, and appreciation. Mark loves cash flow and passive income. The key to real estate investing is avoiding capital gains, buying properties that have great cash flow, and using leverage to maximize tax sheltered income and appreciation.
1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges: We have years of experience working with a great, local, 1031 exchange company that locates the best replacement properties, they see the deals the public never hears about. We work closely with intermediaries when escrow is opened to satisfy the IRS guidelines to defer capital gains taxes when buying a replacement property.
Leasing and Strong Background in Property Management: A Landlord since 1951, Mark's grandmother was one of the first female general contractors in California. For years she bought up homes in the path of new freeways, then moved them to land she purchased in developing areas of Los Angeles. After working with his family doing Book keeping and Land lording for 10 years, Mark took a two year position as Property Manager for Kunst Brothers in Sausalito where he learned from the best to manage a 39 unit waterfront residential property, and five other properties in Marin and Sonoma county. Mark was invited to join HL Commercial due to his rapid success in Marin county. The Property Management Team at HL can handle anything from small warehouses and retail to multi-million dollar office buildings.
Buying a home in Marin County: Mark's family has owned their home in Tiburon since 1975, he started the Reed Schools in first grade. He drives from his home in Tiburon for an easy commute to San Rafael and knows the most desirable and affordable neighborhoods in Southern Marin, unfortunately Mark DOES NOT help people buy and sell luxury homes, in fact he does not work weekends. Weekends are family time. If you are interested in buying or selling a home in Marin County or San Francisco as your primary residence, Mark can refer you to a great agent.