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Here are a few ways to find office space online for your business

To find office space online can be as easy as using a popular search engine and clicking the left button on your mouse. Unfortunately, the overall process of renting or buying a property may not be as simple. There are many ways, though, to search for the best available property for you and your workers. With a little bit of help, that new building you've dreamed about could be yours in no time.

How To Find Your New Business Digs Online

With technology growing by leaps and bounds, it's easier than ever to hop onto the world wide web and find any number of things you're interested in, from property to cars, and everything in between. The sheer amount of information found can be staggering.

And it's no different for those looking to buy or rent a building for their company. In any number of search engines, you can type in "find office space " and you'll be shown results in the billions.

There are a plethora of options when looking for commercial real estate, including:

These just a few of the sites you may find as you peruse the world wide web. You'll be able to type in city and state in which you may be looking and results will pop up telling you any and all of the available types within that city, or in nearby locations.



These particular search pages won't provide any additional help, though, for the property seeker. A site such as OfficeFinder.com, on the other hand, will offer assistance in the finding the right property for you and your company. It's a Better Business Bureau accredited site as they received an A+ from the BBB.

With the site, you have the option of looking to either rent or buy property. You'll input the data necessary to start and they'll work toward finding you the right property at the right price for your business. It's a relatively slick site that works to take the hassle off the buyer/renter.

To Rent or To Buy, That Is the Question?

Leasing or buying can be a difficult decision to make. Understanding the markets, knowing cash flow, and foreseeing where your business is headed, are all underlying factors to know before making the decision to buy or rent. For start-ups, it's usually good to enter into a lease for a building, instead of purchasing one. This is obviously a complex issue and for more information on the subject matter, head over to this "How Finding Office Space Works" page.

In terms of the type and scale of the building, OfficeFinder offers information on how to calculate the needed square footage of a potential property. They offer a simple way of doing it, just asking for the total number of employees who will be working with you. Below that, they offer a more detailed calculation method in which they delve into every possible scenario for your new space and what type of footage you would need, depending.

As well, for interested buyers of new property, they offer a mortgage calculator. You can input the yearly interest rate, term, purchase price, down payment, and more, in order to find out a monthly payment and what you may still owe at the end of the term. It's very helpful for those interested renters/buyers who are looking to find the right office space online.

The site will offer a wide assortment of information, as well, for those looking for property. There are articles on the leasing process, alternatives like going green, planning checklists, financing alternatives, what to expect in the buying process, and more. It's a well run site which offers those looking for answers with a variety of articles on both buying and renting of potential property.

Resources:

HowStuffWorks.com: How Finding Office Space Works.

OfficeFinder.com: Homepage.

Above photo attributed to Ell Brown

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