How to Invest in Real Estate
Real Estate Investing is buying, owning, managing, renting and selling real estate for profit is a great way to grow your wealth, especially in 2014! The incentives of real estate investing can be extremely lucrative.
So how do you get started? First choosing a strategy, if you are buying and selling, renting, doing repair and upgrade work & flipping, or if you are going to go for a long term real estate investment with a group of investors. There are different strategies and tactics, which are specific to the direction you take.
Here is a little expert strategy on Real Estate Investing from Warren Buffet
Why are Real Estate Investments so lucrative?
Real Estate development can be big! Billionaires that have made the big hustle and created some really positive cash flow this year are. Listed here on this Forbes.com article. The 20 Richest Real Estate Tycoons On The Forbes Billionaires List Starting with Lee Shau Kee Net worth of 19.6 Billion Dollars!
What’s the potential negative outlook?
The primary cause of investment failure for real estate is that the investor goes into negative cash flow for a period of time that is not sustainable, often forcing them to resell the property at a loss or go into insolvency. There are is another reason for failure as the nature of the investment is often associated with short-term profit with less effort. Real estate is an asset. With all your money in that investment, having liquid assets, like cash to upgrade, can make your efforts, capital intensive. If these factors are not well understood and managed by the investor, real estate becomes a risky investment.
So is it easy to invest in Real Estate?
There are plenty of people doing it on TV right now, Most people call it flipping, its part of buying and selling for most investors. It’s growing in popularity and its something that homeowners, real estate agents, and investors can get drawn into, because of short term wait for positive cash flow. It is an investment dream to buy a property and sell it for 145% its original purchase price within 1 year, and then start the cycle again with another purchase. If your cash flow is there, to invest, and you have done your research into the property and the potential sell value, there is definitely an opportunity to make money.