Investing in house property is a much safer option that investing in the stock market. There is always a risk factor involved with investing in stocks. While there is risk involved with investing in property also, it is very less when compared to the stock market.
When you buy off plan, you usually pay less than you would pay for a completed property. Developers have an easier time financing the construction of pre-sold properties, so it’s in their interest to sell off plan. This is – or should be – passed along to the buyer. When you consider any off plan investment, research the market for similar properties, and expect to pay less, as much as 25% in some cases.
B. Online networking opportunities through an active message board. This means you have a place to go and ask a question to the group and get multiple responses in between meeting times.
You’re energetic and enthusiastic. If a full day’s work means more than eight hours to you, real estate invesment might be the career for you. Renovating houses can take its toll on your body and mind. You need a positive “can-do” attitude and the ability to see things through to completion. There are no nine to fivers in real estate.
It goes without saying that I own these stocks. I have invested about 1% of my investment capital in each of these plays. All data is from S&P and was collected recently.
If you believe all that you hear on the news, our trusted government and U.S. business interests would like to have you believe that if you step one foot out of the U.S. with your retirement savings, you will surly land directly on a land mine. The truth of the matter is that the vast majority of the people of Belize and all Latin American counties for that matter are peaceful good natured people.
Market Research and Strategy. This is where you break down the work you have done assessing the industry; why you know there is an opportunity and how you will take advantage of that opportunity. You can talk about a few of the technicalities, but remember not too much detail that is what the appendix is for!
Take it upon yourself to do all the leg work in finding the deal then present it to your investment partner. This is a great strategy if you either don’t have enough resources or just used them all up in a previous deal. For a reasonable share of the profits, your partner may be interested in financing the down payment and closing costs of a great deal you have found and this could lead to even more in the future.