Before purchasing an investment property, you’ll want to do your homework and make sure you understand real estate’s four components of investment returns.
While it is possible to earn money in these types of deals, the odds are highly against you.
HOAs have a unique set of additional operational, legal and financial issues that buyers must consider, analyze and review in conjunction with a purchase.
Not only has the Golden State provided outsized wealth growth for real estate owners over the past 40 years, but going forward it has some unique characteristics that make it quite appealing to an investment property owner.
Each type of investment has its own benefits and risks, and you should fully educate yourself on those before you write the check.
Investing in real estate has lots of risks that can derail even the best-looking deals.
It’s still a bonanza out there for prudent buyers! Real estate is still incredibly low priced, mortgage rates are still reasonably low and great wealth still can be earned from owning quality properties for the long term.
Experienced real estate investors only buy properties that are cash-flow positive — based on conservative estimates — and skip those pesky negative cash flow deals.
Each month, past San Diego State University lecturer and Zillow Blog contributor Leonard Baron answers two questions from readers regarding buying, selling and investing.
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The nicer your property, the longer you’ll likely keep your tenants. With that in mind, these improvements should make your property desirable without putting too much strain on your wallet.
While a few people are successful at flipping homes, most people earn real estate wealth by buying rental properties for long-term hold.
There are three commercially recognized valuation models for real estate: the “comps,” (comparable market analysis) approach, the “income” or “cap rate” approach (cash flows) and the replacement value approach.
Here are some tips that should help you earn real estate wealth. By the way — it’s a marathon, not a sprint.