This is the Part 2 of series of posts on this topic. In order for this to make sense, please go back and read Part 1 first.
Real Investors have the following in common:
- Buying single assets. What is happening to an entire market is less important than what is happening to the actual assets that you hold. Real investors are holding a portfolio of single assets that are performing well, oftentimes even while the entire market is doing poorly. This may be difficult to do in the stock market, but it’s much more feasible in real estate.
- Buying real estate now. A few years ago, real investors were frustrated that blind investors were running up the price of real estate. This made it more difficult to buy real estate at a price that allowed for profit. Now that all the blind investors are fleeing from real estate, the remaining real investors are breathing a sigh of relief that they can get back to more profitable deals again.
- Looking at comparable sales and comparable rents to analyze a residential property.
- Seeking properties in any geographic location that [Read more…]