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Buying Real Estate Investment Property For Retirement

What is the difference between rich and wealthy? The difference could be described as either working for a living or your money working for your living. In other words, when you are wealthy, your money works for you such as real estate property providing a cash flow so you do not have to work an 8 to 5 job. That is being wealthy.

It stands to reason that the purchase of a rental property today can make your retirement comfortable because the added income is a positive cash flow. Achieving financial wealth through real estate investments is long term, and can be risky if you don’t do your homework.

There are so many get rich quick scams out there, and some of them are get rich quick using real estate investments. Some of those infomercials are really so much hot air. They have the right idea but the wrong way to achieve it. That is why it is crucial to work with your tax advisor and a knowledgeable real estate professional rather than taking advice from an infomercial at one o’clock in …

Real Estate Investment Loan – Two Critical Things To Consider

Have you ever wondered why some real estate investors fail to meet their monthly bank instalments for their real estate investment loans or why their once stellar real estate investment has gone sour? This article will cover two critical external factors attributable to Real Estate Investment Loans that can affect the viability of your Real Estate Investment.

1.Interest Rates

One of the key advantages of Real Estate Investment over other types of investing is the ready access of information available through the traditional print media and the internet. If you do not know much about macro-economics, the first basic bit of economics that you can learn relating to your Real Estate Investment Loan, is the effect of an interest rate rise and whether there is going to be a rise and why and when. A rising interest rate may eat into your monthly cashflow and erode your earnings so it would be wise to spend some time thinking about the effect of a change in the interest rate on your current in…

Basic Rules Of Preconstruction Investment Real Estate

Although the preconstruction real estate investing option has been around for many years and is nothing new, it just recently became well known to the masses and real estate investors all over the world are scouring the web for the best new construction and preconstruction real estate projects in areas where real estate prices are skyrocketing (Baja Mexico, Costa Rica, Bulgaria, Cabo San Lucas, Orlando). While the sudden increase in demand has influenced many legitimate developers to offer more projects and developments, it has also seen the emergence of many ill-prepared developers into the market. Here are just a few ways you can properly screen your preconstruction real estate developer / brokerage and make sure you are not signing with a less then reputable developer:

1. Read Small Print – Before investing in a development, be sure not to fall victim to the curse of the small print. Avoid ending up the subject of those horror stories about real estate investors who are suckered in…

Making Money With Las Vegas Real Estate Investment

Las Vegas in the state of Nevada remains today ever more than before one of the top real estate investment locations in the United States. Many real estate investors have been flocking into the state to invest in property in the area and there is a good chance that the growth of the gaming industry there will continue to spur economic growth.

This article will highlight three areas to consider when choosing your next property investment in Las Vegas.

Firstly, consider proximity of your property to the strip or even better purchase an apartment in the Casino itself. In real estate investment, the prime indicator of capital growth is rental yield. By purchasing a property near to the strip, your occupancy rate and rental yield of your property would be higher than say a little near the fringe of town. The latest developments by W Hotels & Resorts feature for instance apartments that they rent out on your behalf and you collect the rental proceeds.

Secondly, city rejuvenation projects …

Property & Real Estate Investment in Egypt

The main reasons Egypt is so popular with property investors are its stable economy and comfortable standard of living. At present the price of property in Egypt is still within the means of many buyers, however as prospective investors realize the countries potential these prices are anticipated to grow rapidly.

Seen as an emerging property market, Egypt has already demonstrated strong returns for those who invested early, some have reached 20-30% per year depending on the area. The government has stepped up its promotion of the country and is dedicated to modernizing Egypt’s communications and transportation networks in preparation for the arrival of visitors to the country.

The popular Red Sea coastal resorts and main cities of Cairo, Luxor and Alexandria have received the main attention from overseas property investors. Various development projects are underway or have already been completed in the coastal resort regions. Due to this there has been an increase in tourism leading to…

Commercial Real Estate Investment Overview

Commercial real estate investing is an exciting and rewarding industry that yields results to which no other industry can quite compare. In fact, commercial real estate is one of the easiest ways to become extremely wealthy with limited knowledge, personal financial investment and time.

With commercial real estate you are able to return millions of dollars within a matter of a few years, and use other professionals to make it happen. If you can find the deals, get financing, and find the people to do the work, you are officially a commercial real estate investor. Below you will find 5 basic steps that involve commercial real estate investing. It may be simple- almost too simple. However, commercial real estate investors follow these basic guidelines often.

The first step in becoming a commercial real estate investor is to locate actual deals. This can be done through finding potential properties on the internet, the local newspaper, brokers and agents, and for sale by owner (FSBO) sign…

Real Estate Investment – Three Ways To Success

If you ever wondered about the most profitable investment avenue, real estate investment comes out tops. Did you know why? As population rises, demand for services and quality living space is bound to grow. Families would look for residences and business would want more offices. Naturally then, owning a piece of real estate would bring higher returns in the form of rental income and capital appreciation over time to beat inflation.

Before you jump at the friendly next-door real estate agent with dreams of cornering a property in the most glamorous district in the city, do your groundwork well. Here are three simple ways to success with real estate investment.

• Determine your time span and budgetary constraints.

• Do a thorough research on the investment.

• Stay motivated to make real estate investment an ongoing habit.

The first step in your attempt to invest in property consists of making a realistic estimate about your finances. You need not save up for the entire value of the property…

Real Estate Investment: A Way To Secure Your Future

It’s commonly seen that people take longer time before investing in certain expensive items. They make lots of investigations regarding their purchase. Only when all their queries are answered than they agree to invest in the particular purchase. Similarly, investment in land requires an equally careful investigation on part of the buyers. Besides, a lot depends on whom you purchase the land from.

Purchasing land is like purchasing gold. You ought to be aware of its fluctuating prices. Since land prices are always registering an upward rise in the graph, its best to invest in purchasing it without much hesitation. This should be done, of course, not at the cost of overlooking other relevant factors i.e. a buyer has a limited budget and further delay on his part can often result in his inability to purchase his desired land. Moreover, once a land is purchased, the owner always has the golden opportunity to sell it off at an enormous profit. Land prices are always soaring high and so t…