A lot of investors are terrified of foundation problems. Many people are terrified of problems with pier and beam foundations.
Others are making a fortune from them.
lmost every day I see an article that incorrectly argues that the stocks outperform real estate, but a huge margin.
The reality is, articles like this one are plain wrong. It is not just a little wrong, it is dangerously wrong. I would even go to the point of saying anyone who writes this stuff really is clueless or has never studied even the most basic aspects of real estate investing.
It's a common issue between spouses - one wants to invest more aggressively and the other is more conservative. How do you bridge this gap and convince your husband or wife to invest in real estate?
It could very well take weeks or months to analyze every deal - by the time you get through the list most of the listings have been sold.
That's why there are screening tools like the 2% rule.
Real estate investing is not without risk. I think people would be more willing to tackle these risks if they knew what they were and how to mitigate those risks.
The Gross Rent Multiplier is a simplistic method of analyzing rental property values using only it's gross rental income. There are a lot of flaws associated with this method, which I'll get into later, but it is also useful for many applications.
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