With most markets having recovered significantly from their lows in 2011–2012, many of the markets are now well into their expansion phase and have significant growth in building activity.
- With vacancies in many markets beginning to approach…their lowest points since 2007,…the transition from the recovery to the expansion phase…has already taken hold.…Now during the expansion phase…we're going to continue to see occupancy…begin to exceed the longterm average.…And as vacancies drop, property owners will raise rent.…For both commercial and residential real estate…we're starting to see double digit rental growth…in some markets right now.…
And since most real estate expenses are fixed,…every dollar increase in rental revenue…is going to mostly go towards profits.…And with increased profits in real estate,…that's going to attract more builders, more developers…and investors who will want a piece of…this growing profit pie.…But you might ask hey, won't the laws of supply and demand…kick in and curve the rise in profits?…Yes, it will eventually but in real estate…everything takes time, right.…
Building a new home or office or apartment…takes time to build and actually bring it to the market.…And deals have to be negotiated,…
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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