Learn how to conduct a competitive analysis using a rental comparison worksheet.
- Now that you've done a regional and neighborhood analysis,…let's take a look at competitive analysis.…We're going to look at your target property,…its attributes and amenities,…and how it compares to the competition in the market.…Ultimately, it's about identifying what makes your property…attractive to, or not attractive,…to tenants or future buyers.…Let's take a look.…Alright, first, let's look at some data sources that…you may want to tap into to do your competitive analysis.…
First you want to look at property records potentially,…especially to find out where all the multifamily…apartments may be that you're competing with,…especially new ones.…You want to look at any publications…that talk about new apartments,…or new developments in the area, or planned developments.…Public records are a good place…to find that information as well,…and potentially talk to brokers and agents for information…on apartments that may be listed for sale…or recently purchased and get some information around that.…
Now, if you represent yourself as a serious buyer…
Note: This course uses data and example properties from the United States, but the concepts taught and tools provided are just as useful for any market.
- Determining if real estate investment is right for you
- Choosing a market and a property
- Using financing
- Strategies for first-time investors
- Real estate market cycles
- Valuing a property
- Analyzing your market
- How leverage impacts investments
- Real estate investment case studies
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1. Case Study: Joe's First Investment
2. The Many Ways to Invest in Real Estate
3. Real Estate Market Cycles
4. How to Value a Property
5. Understanding Your Market
6. What Makes a Good Investment?
7. Understanding Leverage
8. Case Study: Rental Income Property Analysis
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