Real estate investing. Well, first off, it isn’t a game! With the number of foreclosures and short sales currently on the market at well-below market prices, many would-be-investors are considering investing in real estate while prices are down and the climate is still buyer-friendly. Wise? It certainly can be. Easy? Not always. You have to do your research and consider if real estate investing is really the gig for you! It is not for the faint of heart, but it can be a great move for your future if you invest the time and the research necessary to increase your chances of success, and a lot of what is necessary to success is absorbing the realities! Engage a real estate agent that knows the areas in which you are interested in investing and can assist you with your research and advise you according to your circumstances. To get started, check out Glenn Curtis’ article for Investopedia.com, 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid.
To making well-thought-out investment decisions~ Rosemary, Atkinson-Thompson Group