Oliver Baumeister von Bretten, Broker | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Brokerage

What are Money Making Investments in the Real Estate Market?

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There are a number of ways to make money in the real estate market. This is a reason why it’s one of the most popular investment vehicles today. Here are some of the ways to earn from your property investment.

Lease or Sale

Many people invest in commercial and residential properties for their rental value. If you own property in a prime location or a fairly populated area, you can put up your property for lease and earn a steady income from rental fees. To find potential investment properties, you might want to partner with a company that can provide you with insider information on upcoming locations or neighbourhoods where you’re bound to get a better return on your investment.

Appreciation of Real Property Value

Many people invest in real property on the assumption that its value will appreciate over time. This is particularly applicable for up and coming areas or properties that are located in cities and states where there is high growth potential. People are also on the lookout for times when inflation rates are higher or projected to go higher than the prevailing long-term debt rates. You can obtain property, wait for inflation to go up, and pay off your mortgage when your dollar is worthless.

Fix and Flip

With the popularity of home-renovation reality shows comes a heightened interest in the fix-and-flip market. Some people invest in residential properties that they can renovate and then sell at a higher value. Navigating this kind of business can get tricky, however, so you want to partner with real estate experts who can help you find the right home to invest in. Some people aim to get the ugliest houses located in the up and coming neighbourhoods. These homes have the highest potential to sell in the future.


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