Learn how to conduct a neighborhood analysis and which factors to consider.
- In this lecture, we're going to dive…into the neighborhood level analysis.…What's important to know in order…to be confident that you're investing…in a good neighborhood, as well as a good property.…All right, let's go.…Now, with the neighborhood analysis,…the first thing to do is you want to get first impressions.…Go drive around that area, and go hang out there,…during the weekday, on the weekends.…Check it out in the morning,…and on the commute back, for people.…
Where are they going to work, and…which way they're coming back.…You want to start asking yourself some questions…about this neighborhood.…What seems to be the general economic condition…of the area?…When you see people in the markets,…at the cafes, do they seem like they're employed?…Do they seem happy?…Or are people depressed, and everybody's out of work?…What does it feel like?…And as you drive around the neighborhood,…especially in the retail areas,…and these economic centers, are there bustling businesses?…Are they doing well?…Or do you see a lot of closures,…
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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