Investing in commercial real estate may seem complicated to someone new to the game. There are multi-year discounted cash flow models, internal rate of return calculations, and reversionary interests.
But, there is a simpler way to understand real estate.
Join me Saturday as I present a workshop on Appraisal for Land Conservation. The workshop will examine how to manage the appraisal process to obtain public funding for land conservation.
||March 21, 2015
||CT Land Conservation Conference
CT Land Conservation Council
||Usdan University Center
Real estate profits are determined by the quality, quantity and durability of the income stream. Increase any one of these three, and value is created.
Turning to quality first, this article outlines ways to increase profits using the 3 keys to quality investing.
Investing in real estate can be both time consuming and expensive. You need to constantly work your network to find the right investment opportunity. Then, minimum capital requirements are often in excess of $50,000.
Now there is a simple way to search real estate opportunities all over the country with as little as $5,000 to invest.
Warren Buffett said “Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.”
The price you pay for real estate does not always equal its value. You can create immediate value by buying a distressed property.
I just returned from a trip to Virginia and was fortunate to be at the packed UVA fishbowl to witness two top experts debate the no-kill shelter movement. The fight card read Nathan Winograd of the no-kill movement vs. Jeff Kerr, General Counsel at PETA.
I expected to see a knock-down, drag out fight. But what I saw surprised me.
As the market changes over time, so do your investment needs. You may need more diversification, increased cash flow, or less management responsibilities. But every time you trade a property, the IRS takes a cut and your portfolio value is diluted.
There is one tool that pros use to defer capital gains and reinvest 100% of their cash, quickly growing their portfolio.