The US real estate market began its recovery from the 2008 housing crash in approximately 2011–2012. What characterizes the recovery phase?
- We know what a recession looks like.…We've been through one…of the worst since The Great Depression.…We had high unemployment, decreased consumption.…We had decreased investments made…by companies into things like new buildings,…or new factories, and new office space, new machinery.…The price of land, which is essential…for economic activity, was at its lowest point in the cycle.…Now, in the recent market crash,…which bottomed out in about 2011…for most markets in the US, we've been…on a consistent and steady recovery ever since.…
In fact, as you've seen, some markets are…almost already back to their 2006 peak level highs,…in terms of property values.…This recovery is typically further-fueled…by government intervention in the form…of lower interest rates, which is…exactly what happened, because…we've been have experiencing near-historical lows…for the past decade, in terms of interest rates.…And this shortens the impact and duration…of the recession, and really speeds…up the recovery, as it has.…
And with increasing demand and lower investment costs,…
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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