Do not be afraid to come out a question particularly for those who are saying so much. If an agent or a certain particular person offers you something, ask the person if she or he has invested in the property that she or he is offering. If they’ve, then, it proves that the property is and shall be a great investment. But when they haven’t invested in something that they claim, pop one other question. Generally, what corporations and brokers offer will speak for themselves. Assume, if what they offer are so incredible, then why haven’t they invested on it? Until they’ve glad your questions, may as effectively turn down the offer.
This beats the fix and flips because you do not have to sink lots of money into remodeling a house. Those types of deals can get you really in the hole if the repairs go further than you expected. I stay away from risky ventures like that. Now with tax delinquent investing you can buy properties for hundreds and sell them quickly for thousands even tens of thousands more. I bought a property for 3 and sold it in 3 days for 35,000.00. Even if it had turned out to be worth less, I would have still made money! I purchased 21 properties for 3,000 and I sold them in three months for a total of 150,000.00.
Take your profits – pay the back taxes or quickly sell the property. Finally, pay off the back tax, or liquidate the property quickly. If you have the money, pay off the tax bill and try to sell for retail, or rent it out. You don’t have to pay the taxes – with 0 invested, you can afford to sell to another investor and still profit big-time!
A third benefit of rental property investing is that it is not very liquid. Now some people see this as a flaw. However, this can be looked at from a different perspective. When stock prices fall rapidly investors are often spooked into selling assets. This is easy to do and stock investors will sell at lowest prices rather than having a long term strategy. If you have a property that is providing positive cash flow, you are not usually tempted to sell if some prices fall. You usually wait it out. Unless you are going through a divorce, you can usually sell your property on your terms.
Know your long term goals before investing. This is not a get rich quick method of asset appreciation. Most liens will only come due once a year. So if you are looking for short term make money fast action this is probably not it. But to compensate for the time factor involved, you’ll be blessed to gain 16%25 and more on your investment capital.
So even though you may not be able to achieve to goal of purchasing 130 properties in 3.5 years (that is one property every 9-10 days) it is very likely that you can start by purchasing one positive cash flow property with the goal of owning 13 properties in 35 years.
If your tolerance to risk is not aligned with your selected strategy, you will either have many sleepless nights, or feel frustrated because you feel you are not maximising opportunities and could be buying more property.