It’s February, and you know what that means: Valentine’s Day is almost here again, and love is in the air. What is also in the air: opportunities for excellent investments, at least for those who dare to pursue them.
More specifically: If your investment portfolio is fixing to break your heart in the season of love, then real estate might just be that new flame you’ve been looking for.
Here’s everything that makes investing in real estate worth loving:
The Love That Can Be Flexible
There’s something to love about investing in property for everyone, no matter what your investment strategy may be. Whether you plan on owning your property for years, flipping property for a quick sale, renting it out, or investing in an REIT, you’ll be adding a level of diversification that will bolster your portfolio and keep your earnings steadier over time. What is not to love about this versatility?
The Love That Stands Alone
Real estate differs from other types of investments in that it usually is not tied to any major assets. This means that the wild ups and downs of a volatile economy are less likely to affect the value of your property, giving you stability in uncertain times. Plus, with each payment, you are building your net worth through the equity on your property.
The Love That You Can Build With Time
Building equity increases your ability to buy even more properties. This gives you yet another advantage over investing solely in stocks. Buying a huge amount of shares in a company doesn’t give you any leverage to buy shares in a different company, but with real estate you can increase your earnings exponentially by leveraging your existing assets. What’s more, it only takes a fraction of the property’s cost in the form of a down payment to get access to 100% of the property, meaning you can start capitalizing on your investment before you’ve even paid it off in full.
In Conclusion: Real Estate Investments Can Win Your Heart
To make a long story short, investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio, give you leverage to buy more assets, and increase your net worth. Of course, every investment has its risks, and every investment strategy is different, so talk with your financial advisor to figure out what works best for you.
Whether you’re looking for a passionate fling or a committed relationship, it might be time to ask a piece of property that all-important question: “will you be mine?”
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WHY INVEST IN REAL ESTATE?
On its own, real estate offers cash flow, tax breaks, equity building, competitive risk-adjusted returns, and a hedge against inflation. Real estate can also enhance a portfolio by lowering volatility through diversification, whether you invest in physical properties or REITs
About Caroline Anderson
investwithcaroline.com has been actively involved in the Ontario area real estate market investing for a number of years. Our mission is to provide quality housing for quality tenants, while at the same time providing an above-average return on investment (R.O.I) for our investor partners and ourselves. It is truly a win-win-win way of investing!
Caroline offers her investor partners hands-free investment opportunities. If you are interested to learn how to earn an above-average return on your investment, backed by a solid asset, and without the hassle of being a landlord, please contact Caroline.