To know whether an investment opportunity is a good opportunity, you must be able to measure what that investment gives you in terms of its returns.
- Now you're going to want to pay close attention…to this section.…This section is the most conceptually challenging section…for the students, but it is the meat of the course.…Now, it's going to take some time,…especially if you don't have a familiarity…or a background, but these concepts here…is a prerequisite for all investors…that want to be able to answer the one big question…they're all going to come across…when they're evaluating different investment opportunities.…
Is investment opportunity A better or worse…than opportunity B or C or D?…How do you compare them?…You see, no two investments are identical.…Even in the same market, properties are different.…They may have different purchase prices,…different amenities, different rental income potential,…different renovation requirements,…and thus costs, and maybe timing,…and different risks involved.…See, to do this, to be able to compare consistently,…we need consistent measures to normalize…these investment opportunities…so that we can compare them on an apples to apples basis.…
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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