Friday, November 27, 2015

Making Money Off Selling Homes Couldn't Be Easier

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You’ve probably heard from a client, colleague or friend that investing in property is a lucrative business venture. They might have been wafting big wads of cash in your face. You can practically smell the riches that await you and now you’re left wondering, are they right? We imagine that’s why clicked on this post to find out the truth behind property investment. Is it is easy as everyone says? Well, yes and no. Yes there is massive amounts of profit to be gained by investing in property. The answer is only no if you don’t know what you’re doing which you will by the time you’ve finished reading this article. No worries then. Welcome to your first step to investing in property.

Got The Cash

To invest in property you need the money. It doesn’t matter whether you’re buying or selling you’re certainly going to need some funding. Now, there are two ways to go about this. Either you use the money you already have scrounged together, or you borrow some more. If you’re borrowing you need to look for a portfolio loan company. These will offer long term loans where the interest rate is fixed or low. It does take a while to get approval, but it’s a lot safer than getting a hard cash short term loan. You can borrow these as easy as anything. But the interest rates are incredible and we mean in the worst possible way. You’ll be forced to foreclose your house before you ever see any kind of profit. The only reason we’d suggest you take on a short term loan is if you’ve invested in property before and know exactly how to flip it. Property flipping is choosing a house that looks enough of a dump to have a huge price drop. You then spend as little money as possible fixing it up and then sell it on. It’s not as easy as it sounds.

Where To Begin?

Let’s start at the beginning. Once you’ve got the money to buy it’s probably already burning a hole in your pocket. Don’t make a rash decision because you need to be smart about this. We suggest you look at an investment property company. Have a friendly word with them and they’ll be able to guide you on where you should invest and what your next move should be. Trust us when we say you don’t want to try this without a little expert, inside knowledge.

Choosing The Path

Are you buying to let or buying to sell? It’s probably the biggest decision you’ll make in property and if you take our advice, one of the easiest. Unless, you have a great deal of time on your hands, buy to sell. Otherwise, you take on all the responsibilities of a landlord and it quickly becomes a second job. If that’s what you want by all means let your property out to tenants. But make sure you have enough extra cash in the bank to pay for damages and repairs. That’s just one of your responsibilities.

Buying to sell is a lot easier. Once, you get the property, spend six months working on it and then slot it back on the market. With a little hard work you’ll be able to sell it for a lot more than the price that you bought it at. Goodluck!

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