Posts Tagged 'buying investment property'

Avoid These Traps When Buying Investment Properties

Posted on: March 17, 2012

Categories: Buy, Other Articles

Author: Clarissa

Buying investment properties is a way to get a more stable financial situation. You get a chance at accumulating wealth and you also get a chance at passive income, that is, if you do your research well and properly execute what you’ve learned. Buying a property for investment is not something to be taken lightly; of course, this is your hard-earned money, so you should treat it seriously!

If you are just starting out, then it would require more research and time. But if you are already an experienced investor, then the time will be shorter, but yes, you still have to do a lot of things to ensure your success in buying a certain investment property. For some long-term investors, there are some things that are often forgotten. Perhaps they want to make quicker profits so they resort to just… Read the rest

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Buying Investment Property? Brace for These Expenses

Posted on: March 16, 2012

Categories: Buy, Other Articles, Residential House

Author: lbuen

The Price of Buying Investment Property

If you are new to real estate investing, you have to realize that buying investment property is not as simple as paying for the actual selling price of the property (or the mortgage payments) and then everything’s settled, just like when buying a pair of shoes. Buying investment property includes a bundle of costs and expenses and you need to be able to work out these numbers against your forecasted rental income and make sure that you end up with a steady positive cash flow. This spells the difference between profit and loss. So brace yourself for these costs:


7 Costs to Brace for When Buying Investment Property
1. Mortgage Interest

Along with your mortgage payments is mortgage interest, the cost of borrowing money to invest in the property. This is sizable cost… Read the rest

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Making Money in Probate Real Estate

Posted on: June 17, 2011

Categories: Buy, Residential House

Author: lbuen

Making Money in Probate Real Estate

Probate Real Estate – A Gold Mine of Great Deals!

One of the open secrets of seasoned real estate investors is to “make money with real estate when you buy, not when you sell.” New entrants in this business are taught to look for highly motivated sellers who are, for some reasons, ready to sell for a very low price. If you are already doing this, by now you may have found out that many other investors are also on the lookout for such great steals. But if you stretch your neck and look beyond, somewhere in the Great Divide, you will find a rich source of great bargains – probate real estate – with very little competition.

What is Probate Real Estate

Probate generally refers to the process of administering and processing a person’s estate –… Read the rest

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Hurdles To Brace For When Buying Investment Properties

Posted on: February 13, 2011

Categories: Buy, Investors, Other Articles, Property Management, Things To Consider

Author: lbuen

The Lure of Buying Investment Properties

Fed up with the mercurial temperament of the stock market? Multitudes of people have instead been drawn to buying investment properties that can provide cash flow for years to come in the form of rental income. The many landlords enjoying semi-retirement funded by their steady streams of income from their rental properties indicate the bankable rewards of investing in the real estate. However, it also has its share of hurdles that any investor must be aware of and brace for.

The Setbacks of Buying Investment Properties
Vacancies and Funding Mortgage Payments From Somewhere Else

The promised steady stream of income from your rental property may not be as steady as you may have hoped for because there will be times when you will experience vacancies. Buying investment… Read the rest

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