No real estate investor intentionally sets out to be mediocre. No one wakes up and says, “You know, I really just think I’m not going to try today”. However, the fact remains that some real estate investors are much more successful than others. How does that happen? It really comes down to having the right habits, and being able to act on knowledge of the real estate market. What are the habits of the most successful real estate investors? Let’s take a quick look. Investment Plan Highly successful real estate investors always have a plan. They never fly by the...Read More
There is savvy in diversity. This is true in almost any setting imaginable. Diversify in your crops and your yields are greater. Use diversity in your diet and enjoy greater health. Diversify in your investments and you have a more solid strategy. In fact, almost any investment portfolio is going to benefit from diversity, and this should include incorporating commercial real estate into the mix. While the typical strategy will find investments like bonds, stocks and savings among the most common blend of assets, many also now contain real estate of one kind or another. In fact, as savings rates...Read More
Anyone interested in getting into the commercial real estate game needs to understand that emerging trends can have a major impact on your investing activities and the amount of success you enjoy (or don’t, as the case may be). Whether you’re a seasoned investor or you’re just getting into the act, here are five of the most important trends for 2017 that you need to watch. Changing Regulations It’s not just a new year, but the start of a new presidency. President Trump has already said that he plans to strip down Dodd-Frank and make major changes. Those changes will...Read More