What is leverage and why should you care?
- Hey, welcome back.…In this section, we're going to explore…the concept of debt financing or also known…as leverage in investing.…Now, there are two main types of debt financing…for investments.…An interest only and the fully amortized.…We're going to look at both.…We're going to see what is different between them…and ultimately, why you should care about debt financing…as an investor.…First, we're going to look at what makes them different…conceptually and then,…we're going to look at what the numbers look like…when we factor it in into an actual investment analysis.…
Finally, we're going to discuss some important…implications of leverage on investment returns…and how it may effect your investment returns…as an investor.…Alright, let's dive in.…
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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