Investment Properties: Short & Long Term Gains

Posted by Artur Guney on Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 10:32am.

There is much more to real estate world than just owning a home. We are seeing countless success stories of people who have steady extra income or made a fortune investing in real estate. Here’s an overview that will make you start thinking about an investment property.

Flipping a home is one of the best ways to make money off a real estate investment. However, it comes with various risks. If you want to play it safe, you can buy a fixer upper and carefully manage costs and expenses as you go with your renovations. You are eventually going to get a great return on your investment.

Instead of selling your investment property, you can hold and rent it out to make a steady monthly income if the rent exceeds your costs. Renting to a reliable tenant can bring you a good profit every month for years. You can even work with a property management company to handle all repairs and other administrative tasks. Once you want to stop dealing with tenants, you can sell your investment property and make profit on the appreciation of your asset.

Multi-Family Properties:
Renting out a single family home, townhome or a condo is a good start for your investment property portfolio. You can get even a better return on your investment if you improve your management skills and move on to multi-family properties. Buying an apartment building, dividing a single family or a town home into a few or several units may seem to be very complicated especially with taxes and other regulations. However, it comes with a huge income potential.

Artur Guney

Keller Williams Capital Properties - Fairfax

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