Learn about some popular resources for obtaining data for your market research.
- Alright, now, before we dive into…the different types of market analysis,…let's take a look at where you might be able…to gather data for this kind of analysis.…So, in this lecture, we're going to talk about…a few of the most popular and most easily accessible…sources of data for the U.S. market.…Now, one of the best sources of data when it comes to…getting data to do broad level regional research…is the U.S. Census data.…
You can go to the U.S. Bureau of Census…and find all sorts of data, very rich data.…Data that for every year they conducted a census,…you can compare across the changes as well.…So, you can see things about population density,…population sizes and shifts, population distributions,…population forecasts, age,…and other demographics information such as education,…family size, income, consumer spending, employment data.…
All of this can give you a good view of the longterm trends…of the demographics in that particular area.…Now, another source that's very useful as well…is the American Housing Survey.…
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.
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- 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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