A property is considered mixed-use if it contains a combination of residential and commercial
purposes. Typically the use for commercial purpose is retail.
Additionally, most typical financing is only available on these types of properties as long as the
residential part of the building is no less than 50% of the total square footage. In the past Mixed-Use
properties could be financed through traditional residential financing sources. However, the Market has
lost its appetite for such properties, and thus commercial financing is necessary. A nice balance between
the income of the residential property and the commercial property is required in order to qualify for