REIT en Caliber Real Estate Development <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Your investment in real estate can bring considerable benefits: passive income, stable cash flow, tax advantages and diversification. And if you&#039;re ready to make the leap to commercial real estate development, a firm with expertise and capital can deliver the confidence you need.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber Real Estate Development is an Oklahoma City-based real estate development company that funds new investments and acts as an equity partner. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Learn more about Calibert Real Estate Development and how it can support your interest in real estate investment.</span></p> <h2><span style="font-weight: 400;">What is Caliber Real Estate Development?</span></h2> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Established in 2004, Caliber is a real estate development company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It owns and is actively developing a real estate portfolio valued at more than $60 million. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber&#039;s portfolio includes a variety of industrial properties throughout Oklahoma, 2 office buildings in Quail Springs Park in northwest Oklahoma City, several tracts of raw land and 3 residential communities in the Oklahoma City metro area.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The firm is always actively seeking new investments. Backed by Wexford Capital, a registered investment advisor with over $2 billion of assets under management, Caliber has the funding and experience to be a meaningful participant in virtually any real estate deal.</span></p> <p><iframe src="//" width="560" height="314" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p> <h2><span style="font-weight: 400;">Who is Caliber for?</span></h2> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber has experience both operating and developing real estate throughout the U.S. It also remains flexible in its investments and can serve as an equity partner on outside projects. An investment with Caliber Real Estate Development may be right for:</span></p> <h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Commercial Developers and Property Owners</span></h3> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber is in a position to be able to provide funding to other developers and commercial property owners through an outright purchase or joint venture. It can create a customized ownership structure for any situation. The firm will acquire single assets or portfolios, and it is also willing to purchase discounted debt.</span></p> <h3><span style="font-weight: 400;">Misleveraged Assets</span></h3> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber typically closes with cash and finances after the fact. This makes the firm a ...</span></p><p><a href= alt=Caliber Real Estate Development>Full story available on</a></p> REIT Real Estate REIT Real Estate Benzinga Fri, 26 Feb 2021 17:05:53 +0000 Betsy Kuecker 19884235 at How Caliber Saw Nearly 50% Growth Despite Uncertain Conditions in 2020 <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The real estate market ebbs and flows. The main reason for this pattern comes down to three fundamental variables — interest rates, supply and demand and investor sentiment.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At the end of 2019, the real estate market was thriving. According to a </span><a href="" data-abc="true" rel="nofollow sponsored"><span style="font-weight: 400;">survey</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> by Deloitte, real estate industry pundits were particularly optimistic about the performance of the industry over the next 18 months. The prediction made complete sense at the time since interest rates and supply were at a historical low and demand remained high.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Along came 2020 — a year where the U.S. suffered through devastating wildfires, flooding from hurricanes, a pandemic, social justice protests and an ugly presidential election.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With shutdowns and the shift to work-from-home, it would be easy to dismiss any suggestion that indicates potential growth for the commercial real estate industry.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Retail market segments that did not adapt to the rise of e-commerce were definitely at a loss. However, the truth of the matter is that there was no change in the underlying fundamentals of the industry since the recession was more event-driven. Although hotels and office properties had to adapt to the "new normal", there was an opportunity to take advantage of temporarily mispriced assets.</span></p> <h2><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber&#039;s Growth</span></h2> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber, a full-service real estate investment company in the Southwest, continued to see growth despite the mayhem in 2020. The firm invests in a diverse portfolio of properties, including commercial, warehousing, multi-family, hospitality and tax-advantaged Opportunity Zones. It currently manages assets valued in excess of $375 million and has more than $275 million in equity.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Caliber made the news by featuring in the top Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. 500 for the seventh straight year. In the 60 days between July 15 and September ...</span></p><p><a href= alt=How Caliber Saw Nearly 50% Growth Despite Uncertain Conditions in 2020>Full story available on</a></p> REIT Real Estate Fri, 26 Feb 2021 16:56:31 +0000 Shashank Jacob 19883955 at Exclusive: Cannabis Fund Rainbow Realty Raises $47M, Including $10M From CrowdStreet <p><strong>Rainbow Realty Group (RRG)</strong>,<strong> </strong>a real estate investment firm focused on the U.S. cannabis industry, has completed a $47 million fundraise, Benzinga has learned.</p> <p>Of that&nbsp;total, $10 million was raised from nearly 200 individual investors&nbsp;via CrowdStreet, a real estate investing online marketplace.</p> <p>The New York-based firm assures this is the first-ever commercial real estate loan and equity investment for a cannabis-focused real estate fund in the U.S.</p> <p>RRG&nbsp;intends to deploy&nbsp;the capital into properties valued between $5 million and $15 million.</p> <h2>An Emerging, Fragmented Market</h2> <p>&ldquo;The cannabis real estate market is emerging yet it remains fragmented,&rdquo;&nbsp;RRG President ...</p><p><a href= alt=Exclusive: Cannabis Fund Rainbow Realty Raises $47M, Including $10M From CrowdStreet>Full story available on</a></p> Cannabis cannabis industry marijuana News premium Rainbow realty group REIT Exclusives Markets Real Estate News Cannabis REIT Exclusives Markets Real Estate Benzinga Fri, 26 Feb 2021 13:00:03 +0000 Javier Hasse 19865825 at This REIT Reported $91.4 Million In Earnings in 2020 <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In hosting its earnings report call for the fourth quarter and full-year 2020, <a href="">Agree Realty Corp.</a> embodied the old advice of how to react when life hands you lemons. Despite an unprecedented environment that saw a global health crisis and a frayed economy, the company ended 2020 in a position of incredible strength with a record-breaking year in every area of the business.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">"Despite the incredibly challenging circumstances, our team had a tremendous year achieving a number of notable milestones, including record investment activity of $1.36 billion, nearly doubling our previous record in 2019 and adding 325 properties to our growing portfolio," said President and CEO Joey Agree. "The acquisition of 18 Walmart stores, cementing Walmart as our top tenant at 7.3% of annualized base rent; increasing our investment-grade exposure by 930 basis points to 67.5% of ABR; executing our inaugural public bond offering and receiving a triple BBB investment grade rating from S&amp;P and, lastly, surpassing $4 billion in equity cap and $5 billion in total enterprise value."</span></p> <h2><b>A Vibrant Portfolio</b></h2> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As of New Year&#039;s Eve 2020, <strong>Agree Realty&#039;s</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="">ADC</a>) retail portfolio consisted of 1,129 properties across 46 states, a 38% increase in total property count from one year earlier. Agree observed that the company added 26 ground leases to its portfolio during 2020, which represented more than 12% of annualized base rents resulting in an increase of its overall ground lease exposure to 9.6% of the total portfolio. New leases, extensions or options were executed on approximately 518,000 square feet during the year.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">"While we achieved yet another year of record acquisition volume of $1.31 billion, our continued focus on best-in-class omnichannel retailers is demonstrated by nearly 84% of annualized base rent acquired ...</span></p><p><a href= alt=This REIT Reported $91.4 Million In Earnings in 2020>Full story available on</a></p> ADC REIT Real Estate ADC US0084921008 REIT Real Estate Benzinga Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:18:16 +0000 Phil Hall 19787267 at Net Lease Real Estate ETF Brings Opportunity in 2021: It's Time to Lock in Real Estate Yields <p><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Fundamental Income Net Lease Corporate Real Estate ETF </span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">was one of the sponsors for the Benzinga Global Small-Cap Conference that took place on December 8-9, 2020. The information contained in this article in no way represents investment advice or opinion on the part of Benzinga or its writers and is intended for informational purposes only.</span></i></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Real estate is an attractive investment for current returns, future growth, and diversification in any portfolio. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the real estate industry, and </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">many </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">real estate investment trusts (</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">REITs) saw valuations decline substantially last year. However, not all real estate investments are created equally, and NETL is an example of resilience amid a crisis.</span></p> <p><b>The Fundamental Income </b><b>Net Lease</b><b> Real Estate Exchange-Traded Fund ETF </b><span style="font-weight: 400;">&amp; Index (</span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">NYSE Arca: NETL</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">) </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">defines and tracks the performance of the rapidly expanding public net lease real estate sector. The ETF owns 25 publicly-traded REITs in the U.S. It&#039;s traded on the NYSE and NASDAQ and focuses solely on free-standing, single-tenant real estate. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fundamental Income calls this real estate "the real estate of America"—it&#039;s your neighborhood grocery store, drive-thru coffee shop, go-to gas station and the closest distribution center delivering your most recent Amazon order. This ETF excludes and owns no malls, no multi-tenant office, and no multifamily. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Net Lease understands that investors are concerned with the current uncertainty,  inflation and low-interest rates. That is why they highlight the value of </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Triple Net Leases and the </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">shareholder&#039;s opportunity to own the public net lease sector in a diversified, tradeable, and transparent manner. Thus, there still are high-quality REITs that withstand chaos and generate consistent income with identifiable growth. </span></p> <h3><b>Opportunity Behind 2021 an</b><b>d Net Lease</b><b> American REITs</b></h3> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Real estate investment trusts or REITs are companies that own or finance income-producing real estate in a broad range of property sectors, such as office, healthcare, retail, ...</span></p><p><a href= alt=Net Lease Real Estate ETF Brings Opportunity in 2021: It&#039;s Time to Lock in Real Estate Yields>Full story available on</a></p> BAM NETL News NNN O REIT SBUX SRC STOR The Fundamental Income Net Lease Corporate Real Estate ETF VER WPC Small Cap Markets ETFs General Real Estate NETL SBUX US8552441094 BAM CA1125851040 NNN US6374171063 O US7561091049 WPC US92930Y1073 SRC STOR VER News REIT Small Cap Markets ETFs General Real Estate Benzinga Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:54:49 +0000 Silvia Munoz Campo 19796298 at 4 Things Cannabis Investors Should Watch This Week <p>The <strong>ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="">MJ</a>) traded lower on Monday as investors continued to take profits on the post-election run-up in cannabis stocks. This week is a big week in the cannabis space with several potential catalysts of note ahead.</p> <p>Here are for things cannabis investors should be watching this week.</p> <p><strong>Monday:&nbsp;</strong>Perhaps the biggest potential event this week is the New Jersey legislature voting on a revised cannabis deal in the state. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Pablo Zuanic said&nbsp;that <strong>Curaleaf Holdings Inc.</strong> (ORC: CURLF), <strong>Green Thumb Industries Inc.</strong> (OTCQX: <a class="ticker" href="">GTBIF</a>) and <strong>Columbia Care Inc.</strong> (OTCQX: ...</p><p><a href= alt=4 Things Cannabis Investors Should Watch This Week>Full story available on</a></p> Analyst Color Cannabis Cannabis Capital Conference Cantor Fitzgerald CCHWF CGC CWBHF GRAMF GTBIF M&A MJ News Pablo Zuanic premium REIT SBVRF TCNNF Small Cap Events Markets Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas Real Estate CGC MJ GTBIF TCNNF CWBHF CCHWF SBVRF GRAMF News M&A Analyst Color Cannabis REIT Small Cap Events Markets Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas Real Estate Benzinga Mon, 22 Feb 2021 19:37:13 +0000 Wayne Duggan 19777863 at Entrepreneur Slashes Lavish Hamptons Estate By A Third To $95M <p>A lavish Hamptons estate once listed for $140 million has been slashed to $95 million as the owner is selling off the estate to pay off debts.</p> <p><strong>Tough Lessons</strong>: The entrepreneur and property owner, Chris Whittle faces the threat of the property being &ldquo;forcibly auctioned to pay off his debts&rdquo; at a substantially reduced price, reports the <a href="">The Wall ...</a></p><p><a href= alt=Entrepreneur Slashes Lavish Hamptons Estate By A Third To $95M>Full story available on</a></p> Chris Whittle Hamptons News REIT wealth Real Estate News REIT Real Estate Benzinga Sun, 14 Feb 2021 15:06:41 +0000 Tanzeel Akhtar 19654693 at A Recovering REIT In 2021: Braemar Hotels And Resorts <p><em>Braemar Hotels &amp; Resorts, Inc. was one of the Benzinga Global Small-Cap Conference sponsors on December 8-9, 2020. The information contained in this article in no way represents investment advice or opinion on the part of Benzinga or its writers and is intended for informational purposes only.</em></p> <p>Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have always been an attractive investment for their tax benefits, portfolio diversification, and their tendency for above-average dividend yields. Much like every industry, however, COVID-19 impacted REITs creating significant uncertainties, especially to hotels and resorts.</p> <p>The current health emergency launched the global hospitality industry into unfamiliar territory and disrupted the market&rsquo;s perception and economic growth. While undoubtedly 2020 was a slow year, with vaccines starting to roll out more broadly in 2021, things are slowly taking off.</p> <p>In fact, <strong>Braemar Hotels &amp; Resorts, Inc.</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="">BHR</a>), a real estate investment trust (REIT) company focused on investing in luxury hotels and resorts, has seen improvement sentiments with its stocks showing promising trading signs since the beginning of the year. This is what you need to know about it.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <h3>Who Is Braemar Hotels &amp; Resorts?</h3> <p> With a market capitalization of $203 million, Braemar Hotels &amp; Resorts is a conservatively capitalized REIT that invests primarily in high revenue per available room (RevPAR), full-service luxury hotels, and resorts. The company is externally-advised by Ashford (NYSE MKT: <a class="ticker" href=" MKT">AINC</a>), and management has significant personal wealth invested in the company with a 13% ownership.</p> <p>With 8 of its ...</p><p><a href= alt=A Recovering REIT In 2021: Braemar Hotels And Resorts>Full story available on</a></p> AINC benzinga small cap conference BHR Braemer Hotels & Resorts News REIT Small Cap Markets General Real Estate AINC BHR News REIT Small Cap Markets General Real Estate Benzinga Fri, 12 Feb 2021 21:06:40 +0000 Silvia Munoz Campo 19647453 at What Reg A+ Offering Means to Private Real Estate Investing <p>Real estate stocks have been a popular portfolio diversifier for the last couple of decades. With the right portfolio composition, an investor may enjoy excellent returns, predictable cash flow, tax advantages and much more.</p> <p>Direct real estate investments, however, necessitate a lot of hard work &mdash; it&#39;s sweat equity. To ensure success and an attractive return on that investment, you would expect to spend a significant amount of your time dealing with tenant issues, property maintenance, and capital improvements - not to mention insurance and property taxes. In short, it&#39;s expensive and time-consuming to own core real estate.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this reason, many investors looking for the benefits of real estate investments without the headaches opt for accessible real estate investment options like real estate investment trusts (REITs) and private equity real estate.</p> <h2>REITs vs Private Equity Real Estate</h2> <p>REITs and private equity real estate are both real estate investment vehicles that allow investors to seamlessly invest in real estate without having to own or manage physical properties. Real estate stock investments are more liquid than core real estate, allowing the investor to move in and out of a stock if the market happens to turn.</p> <p><a href="">REIT</a>s provide a total return investment. Meaning, they are a highly liquid asset vehicle whose value is based on a combination of stock appreciation and the reinvestment of its dividends. This strong dividend income makes it an attractive inducement for both retirement savers and for ...</p><p><a href= alt=What Reg A+ Offering Means to Private Real Estate Investing>Full story available on</a></p> REIT Real Estate Fri, 12 Feb 2021 18:00:37 +0000 Shashank Jacob 19643498 at Morgan Stanley Upgrades Simon Property Group On Potential Earnings Recovery <p>While the retail REITs segment faces increasing secular challenges, <strong>Simon Property Group Inc</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="">SPG</a>) has multiple drivers of earnings growth, according to Morgan Stanley.</p> <p><strong>The Simon Property Group Analyst: </strong>Richard Hill upgraded&nbsp;Simon Property Group from Equal-Weight to Overweight, while raising the price target to $125.</p> <p><strong>The Simon Property Group Thesis: </strong>The company&rsquo;s earnings seem to have bottomed out in 2020, with a majority of the earnings decline being driven by rent abatements, Hill said ...</p><p><a href= alt=Morgan Stanley Upgrades Simon Property Group On Potential Earnings Recovery>Full story available on</a></p> Analyst Color Morgan Stanley REIT Richard Hill SPG Upgrades Price Target Analyst Ratings Real Estate SPG US8288061091 Analyst Color REIT Upgrades Price Target Analyst Ratings Real Estate Benzinga Thu, 11 Feb 2021 18:15:11 +0000 Priya Nigam 19615365 at Cannabis Movers And Shakers: HEXO, Advanced Vapor Devices, RI Office, BC Craft, HempFusion <p>Here is a summary of the latest leadership changes within the cannabis industry.</p> <h4><strong>Advanced Vapor Devices Announces New Hires, Promotions</strong></h4> <p>Cannabis vape pen manufacturer <strong>Advanced Vapor Devices</strong> <a href="">has promoted</a>&nbsp;Audra Horridge from AVD&#39;s VP of operations to VP of Product.</p> <p>Horridge brings knowledge in product manufacturing, formulation, and filling technology. In her new role, she would help with the company&#39;s product pipeline development.</p> <p>Simultaneously, the Los Angeles company opted to hire Evan Meacham to serve as its Key Account Manager.</p> <p>During his career, he worked as Marijuana Packaging&#39;s National Account Manager and technical specialist and also Director of the Vape Division at KushCo.</p> <p>Michael Brosgart, the company&#39;s COO, said that both Horridge and Meacham have &quot;impressive track records and a wealth of industry experience,&quot; adding that they would, without doubt, prove they are &quot;invaluable to our clients.&quot;</p> <p>In August, the company <a href="">appointed</a> Brendan Nicholas to serve as its VP of sales.</p> <h4><strong>HEXO Names Charles Bowman General Manager Of US Operations</strong></h4> <p><strong>HEXO Corp</strong> (TSX: HEXO) (NYSE: <a href="">HEXO</a>) <a href="">has tapped</a>&nbsp;Charles Bowman to&nbsp;manage&nbsp;US operations.</p> <p>In his new position, Bowman will oversee the operations, supply chain, and logistics, build the team and also stand up and commissioning of ...</p><p><a href= alt=Cannabis Movers And Shakers: HEXO, Advanced Vapor Devices, RI Office, BC Craft, HempFusion>Full story available on</a></p> Advanced Vapor Devices Advisor appointments BC Craft Supply Co. 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Cannabis cannabis industry Cannabis Regulation CBD CFO financials general manager Government HempFusion HEXO Key Account Manager Matthew Santacroce medical marijuana industry News Promotion Regulatory body REIT Rhode Island strategist VP Of Product Education Movers & Shakers Markets Media General Real Estate News Government Cannabis REIT Education Movers & Shakers Markets Media General Real Estate Benzinga Tue, 09 Feb 2021 15:42:30 +0000 Jelena Martinovic 19541639 at Empire State Realty Trust To Power Full Portfolio With Wind Energy <p><strong>Empire State Realty Trust Inc.</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="">ESRT</a>) has signed a three-year contract with <strong>NRG Energy </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="">NRG</a>) subsidiary Green Mountain Energy that will expand the power sourcing for Empire State&#39;s&nbsp;portfolio into 100% renewable wind energy.</p> <p><strong>What Happened: </strong>The contract will enable Empire State to purchase more than 300 million kilowatt-hours&nbsp;of renewable energy to power its office property portfolio,&nbsp;which covers more than 10.1 million square feet in Manhattan and the suburban Westchester and Connecticut markets.</p> <p>According to the companies, Green Mountain Energy won the contract through competitive bidding and created a custom rate structure for Empire ...</p><p><a href= alt=Empire State Realty Trust To Power Full Portfolio With Wind Energy>Full story available on</a></p> ESRT News NRG REIT Real Estate NRG US6293775085 ESRT News REIT Real Estate Benzinga Fri, 05 Feb 2021 12:57:41 +0000 Phil Hall 19492603 at Looking For Yield? Look To REITs <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Investors seeking a predictable source of income should consider a dividend investing strategy. </span><a href="" data-abc="true"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dividend</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> payments are made to shareholders when a publicly traded company earns a profit and decides to allocate some of these funds to their shareholders. Individual investors often refer to total return statistics without realizing how much of an impact dividends have on total return. For example, over the past 10 years, the S&amp;P 500 returned 191% without dividends and 261% including dividend payments.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Not every company offers dividends – some companies prefer to channel their profits into retained earnings to fund research and development, mergers or acquisitions, capital expansion or reinvestment in their workforce. Some companies only pay dividends to shareholders that meet specific qualifications or own a certain class of stock. Dividends are not standardized by amount or distribution schedule, and they are ...</span></p><p><a href= alt=Looking For Yield? Look To REITs>Full story available on</a></p> ADC LTC O REIT Small Cap Real Estate ADC US0084921008 LTC US5021751020 O US7561091049 REIT Small Cap Real Estate Benzinga Thu, 04 Feb 2021 20:29:42 +0000 Benzinga Contributor 19495224 at Power REIT Purchases Greenhouse Cannabis Cultivation In California For $7.7M <p><strong>Power REIT</strong> (NYSE-AMEX: <a href="">PW</a>) has obtained a greenhouse cannabis cultivation facility in California&nbsp;for $7.685 million.</p> <p>The Old Bethpage, New York-based real estate investment rrust&nbsp;purchased a 37,000 square-foot property in Riverside County for&nbsp;$2.685 million in cash and some 192,308 shares of Power REIT&#39;s Series A Preferred Stock at $26 per share.</p> <p>The asset is leased to Canndescent.</p> <p>In addition, the lease secures a straight-line annual ...</p><p><a href= alt=Power REIT Purchases Greenhouse Cannabis Cultivation In California For $7.7M>Full story available on</a></p> California Cannabis cannabis industry Cannabis M&A Canndescent Colorado cultivation facility greenhouse M&A News Power REIT property REIT transaction Markets Real Estate News M&A Cannabis REIT Markets Real Estate Benzinga Thu, 04 Feb 2021 15:36:54 +0000 Jelena Martinovic 19490243 at What To Look For When Finding An Investment Property <p>Finding an investment property can feel like finding a needle in a haystack if you don&rsquo;t prepare. Since an investment home isn&rsquo;t for you to live, it&rsquo;s not about what you like. Instead, you focus on what renters want.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Since you can&rsquo;t get inside their heads, you have to do research - a lot of it. <a href="" target="_blank">Roofstock Marketplace</a> is a great place to start.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> When done right, investment properties can create a passive income, give you a tax break, and be a nice nest egg for retirement. If done wrong, it can destroy you financially.</p> <h3>9 Things To Look For In An Investment Property</h3> <p>Knowing what to look for when finding an investment property is crucial. Here are the top factors to consider.</p> <p><strong>1. Quality Location</strong><br /> You could buy the most beautiful house, but if it&rsquo;s not in an area with the right audience, it won&rsquo;t matter. For example, investing in a 5-bedroom home in an area that&rsquo;s mostly townhomes and apartments won&rsquo;t bring the right audience. Your investment may be beautiful, but it will likely sit vacantly.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Look at the location first. Find the right area by doing your research. What do renters want? Is it what you want to invest in? If not, keep looking, but in different areas. Once you know the right area, you&rsquo;ll find the perfect investment home, but doing it the other way around could lead to financial destruction.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> It seems backward, but it&rsquo;s the best way to make sure you have your cake and eat it too. Buying a decent home in the right area will yield greater profits than purchasing a great home in the wrong area.</p> <p><strong>2. Desirable Home Type</strong><br /> Before you look at areas, you may already know the type of home you want to invest in. If not, now&rsquo;s the time. Think not only about the financial investment but the time commitment. If you buy a single-family property, you must handle all the maintenance indoors and outdoors or pay someone to do it.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> If you buy a townhome or condo, the association handles the outdoor maintenance, so you only have to worry about the inside. It&rsquo;s less work, but also less control. Buying a condo or townhome also requires the approval of the association. Not all associations allow rentals, so it&rsquo;s more hoops to jump through.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Financially, both property types have their pros and cons. Condos and townhomes often have greater cash flow because they&rsquo;re easier to rent out (less expensive). Single-family homes hold their value better, though. You&rsquo;re more likely to walk away with larger capital gains buying a single-family home.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Think about your overall goals. Are you focused on the passive income now or the overall appreciation years later?</p> <p><strong>3. Condition You&rsquo;re Comfortable With</strong><br /> Once you narrow down the area and home type, there&rsquo;s one more large decision. Do you want a home that&rsquo;s ready for renters right away, or at least close to it? Would ...</p><p><a href= alt=What To Look For When Finding An Investment Property>Full story available on</a></p> REIT Roofstock Real Estate REIT Real Estate Benzinga Wed, 03 Feb 2021 15:25:00 +0000 Roofstock 19467992 at