Market Research, Out of State First Steps

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Hello Investors and Researchers, 

Say you've decided to invest out of state, the grass being greener and the investments better. You have the capital to finance your first buy-and-hold rental, but have no team besides an investor-agent you've spoken to a few times. You want to educate yourself, and get familiar with your chosen city so when a great deal reveals itself, you can snap it up. So you roll up your sleeves and...

What would you do investors, what specific information would you look for?

Population, employment trends, vacancy rates, major employers, universities

You also need to make sure you have a good team in place as the above stuff doesn’t matter at all if you don’t have that