Many Californians are moving out of the state and going to Oregon. When this market turns around (which it will by mid 2009, you could even be up a lot more than what I’ve mention before.
Investing in house property is a much safer option that investing in the stock market. There is always a risk factor involved with investing in stocks. While there is risk involved with investing in property also, it is very less when compared to the stock market.
Another important factor is that you should be able to keep your finger on every aspect of your investment. Keep a good idea about the proportions and layout of your investment. Maintain a good balance in your portfolio. be wary of the so called “Paper Investments”. Do not become overly dependent on them as a downfall in the market could easily lead to major troubles for your investment. Keep a careful eye on such investments and do not let them dominate your portfolio.
Well, it’s not that strict. When I say a formula I am more talking about the information that you need to get across to the investor. But i have found this specific template pretty successful in the past.
When you invest in a foreclosure, you get instant equity. This is very powerful purchase because the amount of equity gained in a home not only relieved the buyer of any of the price different, but also interest that was avoided due to this decision.
Life insurance policy is an asset that can be used for other investments. Policy holders whose policies are gathering dust can sell them to withdraw funds.
Leverage. Leverage, with regards to real estate invesment, is the use of borrowed funds in order to purchase realty. This is done with anticipation that the purchased realty will boost the profit.
Taking advantage of Markets – First, real estate investors in markets that had a large run up in prices in many cases are hurting now that the appreciation is gone. The savvy investors from these markets are looking outside and they are looking for positive cash flow. Many markets in the interior of the US, especially the South, are not only growing markets but have had depressed prices for quite some time. This is a better angle to look at then for example a rust belt city in the Midwest with a declining population and factories closing up. Look where the economic growth is and the prices have been low. Example: Memphis, Dallas, Little Rock, Atlanta, Birmingham, Montgomery, and others.