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Real Estate Investment Economics

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Real Estate Investment Economics When considering the economic viability of an investment, present income and future income should be evaluated carefully along with changes and predictions of demographics. A fully rented strip mall may look attractive to start with but an evaluation is in order to determine economic viability. Is the area growing at a [...] View the full article: Real Estate Investment Economics on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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    Michael
    Replied over 11 years ago
    I like your points about taking pride in your properties and keeping them up. I hate to see people buy a property and just let it deteriorate year after year w/o doing any preventive maintenance. Good post!
    Michael
    Replied over 11 years ago
    I like your points about taking pride in your properties and keeping them up. I hate to see people buy a property and just let it deteriorate year after year w/o doing any preventive maintenance. Good post!
    Jaxson - Vernal Real Estate
    Replied over 11 years ago
    Great article, I just discovered this site and cant wait to read more.
    Mike Farmer
    Replied over 11 years ago
    Thanks for the comments: Michael, yes, slum lording is a poor investment choice. It’s much better to add value. Villas — it depends on your time and stategy — if you have the time to be a hands on manager, it saves money and you know what’s going on. If you have a lot of investments and managing them is overwhelming and leaves you little time to continue investing, then it might be best to hire a property manager. Thanks, Jaxson.
    Adam Taylor
    Replied over 10 years ago
    I am a former real estate appraiser and those are excellent tips on real estate investment.