Investment

Steps to success in commercial real estate

Steps to success in commercial real estate

Buying and owning real estate is an exciting investment strategy that can be both satisfying and when done astutely, lucrative. The growth in developed and developing areas has increased the demand for more commercial and residential properties. Investing in property involves the consideration of several factors, from a finance and investment perspective. There are many benefits to purchasing a commercial...

Essential tips for overseas real estate investment

Essential tips for overseas real estate investment

For many global citizens, investing in real estate abroad is a well-trodden path to long-term wealth. It allows you to spread your growing portfolio over different countries and benefit from the economic prosperity happening elsewhere. For people who want to start investing in buying overseas real estate property, asking the right questions and searching for the right answers is a must. The potential...

Diversifying your real estate portfolio

Diversifying your real estate portfolio

Whether or not you have money invested in the stock market, you’re likely well aware of the roller coaster ride of stock market investing. Real estate, on the other hand, is a far more stable investment that is backed by a physical asset. This makes it much more difficult for your investment to disappear into thin air. Despite the advantages and generally lower risks associated with real estate...

Why buying land is a good investment

Why buying land is a good investment

Vacant land is one of the most overlooked and misunderstood real estate investments in the world. Land investment and acquisition are not well-understood concepts. Most people have no idea how land acquisition works. Even fewer people realise that buying land is a wise strategic step for diversifying your portfolio. After discovering misconceptions about the benefits land investments can offer, we’ve...

Tips to Easily Rent Out Your House

5 Tips to Easily Rent Out Your House

The increase in urbanization has massively increased the need for better housing as one of the basic human needs. However, the supply of good quality and affordable housing does not meet the growing demand making it difficult for most property owners to find suitable tenants. For a house owner to earn a reasonable return on investment, it’s very important to ensure that the house in the market is always...

Advice for young property investors

Advice for Young Property Investors

Everyone would love to own a piece of real estate in one form or the other. However, getting your foot onto the property ladder is certainly not an easy task. It comes as no surprise then that most young people simply give up on their dreams of property acquisition and ownership. But the hard truth is that the benefits of property ownership outweigh the hassles of getting started. This article if focused...

Buying a holiday home as an investment

Buying a holiday home as an investment

I am often asked whether or not holiday homes make for good and profitable property investments. As with any investment decision, knowledge of what you’re getting yourself into is very important. Moreover, your motive for embarking on this particular investment journey is also important. There are several factors to take into account when investing in a holiday home. With that in mind, let’s examine...

Diversify your investment property portfolio

Diversify your investment property portfolio

Diversifying your investment property portfolio is one of the best ways to improve your chances of success as well as minimise your risk. Diversification is not just limited to the real estate market, but it is a tool used by investors in all sectors to mitigate risk exposure. With this in mind, it is important for you to balance risk and reward in your investment property portfolio. That said it is still...

Top real estate investment destinations in Africa

Top real estate investment destinations in Africa

Africa has for the last few years displayed significant signs of economic growth. Various economic sectors including real estate have shown steady growth. For Africa-focused investors, real estate is one of the best investment opportunities. As Africa has continued to grow and catch up to the rest of the world, the demand for high quality residential as well as commercial real estate has increased....

Renovating your investment property

Renovating your investment property

One of the biggest decisions an investor has to make is when to renovate their rental property. As an investor you don't get to take advantage of the outcome by living in the home personally. However, a well maintained property not only ensures happy tenants but may increase income from your investment. Here's a look at the right time for Renovating your investment property. Why it's important to...

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