Receive a brief overview of the many different asset types in both residential and commercial real estate.
- Real estate is a broad term…that includes many different types and classes of property.…Now let's start with types first.…At a broad starting point, we can divide real estate assets…into residential and commercial real estate.…Generally private investors,…individual investors tend to focus more…on investing in residential than commercial,…because commercial tends to be much more expensive…and usually more complicated to deal with.…
Now residential involves anything…that is used for residential dwellings…of four or fewer units.…So we're talking houses, townhouses,…vacation homes and small apartments.…Once you get past four,…it's considered multi-family commercial.…On the residential side,…here are the main investment asset types.…
We have single family residences.…Now these are the most common,…and the standard property type,…and is designed to support one dwelling.…There are typically no common areas…like what you'd find in a condominium complex…or a similar developments.…You don't share walls with neighbors.…Second type, town houses,…
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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Start here3m 29s
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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