The Pros and Cons of Real Estate Investment Properties

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 3, 2012
No matter how deep (or shallow) your pockets may be, the time is always right for investing your money wisely. That is why many people choose to invest in real estate through companies like Memphis Invest. Real estate is a wise investment, because despite fluctuations in the economy, people will always need a place to live, and businesses will always need a place to operate. That doesn't mean it is a foolproof investment - no investment is. But if you consider the pros and cons of becoming a real estate investor, you may find that it is the right investment for you.

Why Purchase Real Estate Investment Properties?

1. There is always a demand for rental property, and that demand is often even higher during times of recession, when the average person is more likely to have a one month security deposit on a rental house than a down payment on a mortgage.

2. Even if you sometimes have expenditures such as house repairs or losses of value such as depreciation, there are tax benefits to these that can get you a higher tax refund.

3. A diversified portfolio of cash flow real estate can offer dependable income and reliable property management like that offered by Premier Property Management can make that reliable income a dependable and consistent source of income in retirement years.

4. Now is the time to purchase real estate investment propertiesat a really good price, before the housing market makes a full recovery.

5. An investment in cash flow real estate is an investment in a tangible object which you can increase in value by making improvements to it.

Why Pause Before You Purchase Cash Flow Real Estate?

Deciding to purchase cash flow real estate is a big decisions for many investors and can require time and capital outlay.  Many investors delay building their portfolios and sometimes even pause the purchase because of common fears associated with investing.  Fears such as:

1. Do-it-yourself property management can be time consuming before you get into a good management rhythm.

2. Property values can fluctuate, and you might be unable to get the exact price you would like for a sale at the exact moment you wish to sell the property.

While those two fears are absolutely legitimate, they are also alleviated by Memphis Invest and sister company Premier Priperty Management.  Part of the reason to choose an all-inclusive company like Memphis Invest when purchasing cash flow property is that we handle the heavy lifting and provide an ease of entry style of investing.  While investors are still active in managing their portfolios, what they are managing are thenumbers and not the properties themselves.  This leaves a lot of time for relaxing and enjoying the daily roll of life! 

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