It makes sense for many investors to have some real estate in their portfolios.
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*Real estate can provide a cash flow that increases with inflation.
*Real estate can provide a long-term capital gain when you sell it.
*Real estate is tangible. You can look at it, walk around it. It’s not some book entry on Wall Street that can disappear overnight.
*Real estate can help smooth out the ups and downs of a volatile stock or bond market.
*Real estate is easy to understand. I like Warren Buffett’s philosophy that he doesn’t buy a business that he can’t understand. That’s why he generally buys things like insurance companies, mobile home manufacturers, and ice cream shops.
After you’ve read What You Must Know BEFORE Becoming a Greedy Landlord, you’ll know:
*6 important rules I’ve learned when looking for something to buy
*Whether to finance or pay cash
*Where to find properties
*How to manage your properties
*What Realtors don’t want to tell you
*How to protect your investment if prices start falling
*And … a whole lot more!
Plus I’ll give you a strategy to use if you’re not up to the demands of managing your own properties but still want some of the benefits investing in real estate offers.
What You Must Know BEFORE Becoming a Greedy Landlord is an easy-to-read look at the realities of buying, managing, and selling residential rental properties so you’ll have a good understanding of what you’re getting into before you sign on the dotted line.