Oct 3 2016
Real estate is all about finding the right type of property to invest in. To help you out, I’ve listed four types and written some info on each of them.
Houses are the prime property investment everyone wants to make. If you go through life without owning a house, you’ve had a hard time. They make excellent investments, for more than one reason. Firstly, the price of a house rises all the time. You can make to additions, and it will still increase in price because that’s how real estate seems to work. But, if you want to improve a house, you can! They’re great for buying, improving, and selling within eighteen months. You can earn lots of money property flipping like this. Plus, houses are probably the best investment for people playing the long-term game. Buy a house, live in it for years, and sell it for a profit ten years down the line. It’s so simple and well worth your money.
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Now, apartments have numerous benefits that may make them the right investment for you. Firstly, buying an apartment can cost you less than buying a house. Plus, there are way more apartments for sale than houses. So, there’s more on the market for you to choose from. Not only that, new apartments are highly desirable amongst renters. People that don’t want to own property will often look for apartments to rent. For me, this property type is ideal for those looking to earn rent money. Buy-to-let experts often shout about apartments being the best investment you can make.
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An interesting property to invest in is a static caravan. Often, people refer to these as holiday homes, and some call them chalets. They offer a very clever investment opportunity for the savvy property buyer. Personally, I think they’re ideal if you want to invest in something cheap. They’re the cheapest option out of the ones I’ve already mentioned. The main difference with these is that you’re targeting a very specific market. Holiday homes like this are very popular in the elderly community. This is because their location tends to private, which is what they desire. For me, these properties are great for building a big portfolio. You can easily purchase a lot of them, and own your own holiday village. There’s not as much money involved in static caravans compared to houses and apartments. But, on the flip side, it means you don’t have to contribute as much money either.
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While all of these ideas have been residential, some prefer to go more commercial. Investing in offices might be right for you. They do require a fair bit of maintenance, but the rewards are high. Simply because offices are in very high-demand. Especially if you own one in a busy area. Plus, you can always use the building yourself if you want. Have your business on one floor, and rent out the others. You get office space and make extra money while you’re at it.
Hopefully, viewing these options has helped you decide what type of investment you want to make. Think about which one suits you the best, and then go for it!