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Real Estate Investing: How to Get Started Today

Investing in real estate is a gamble; without knowing the nitty-gritty details, you will just be left in the dark. So, experts always recommend first-timers and even veterans to do their research or hire a real estate expert from a trusted firm. You can also follow these simple real state investing tips to get started.


Buying and Selling

The goal of investing in real estate is to earn profit from buying and selling properties. As a budding investor, the secret is to search through different neighbourhoods and find properties with the lowest prices.

The neighbourhoods you should look out for don’t necessarily mean those in sought-after areas. Sometimes, the best deals are found from areas near the top markets. Experts always recommend looking at the market to have an idea regarding the trends of prices in different neighbourhoods and find which areas have the best deals.

When it comes to selling properties, one tip to add prices is through renovation. A lot of investors shell out money to conduct renovations and repairs to properties to earn more. An example of this method is flipping houses. Popular in the United States, house flipping is when investors buy houses and add repairs and renovations to it to increase its market value. Sometimes, the properties with peeling paint or a run-down roof are often the ones with the best values once renovated and staged.



Of course, every decision involves money. Being a new investor, decisions involving money and risks are still a blur at first. But, it’s important to do note that you need to make sure your source of money can cover expenses.

Buying properties come with a summation of different costs. In Australia, the property value is only one of the costs in the total. You also need to consider conveyancing and legal fees, stamp duty, transfer fees, building and pest inspection, mortgage registration fee and insurance, and more.

On another note, investors should always have a financial cushion ready in case of unexpected costs and circumstances. Remember, the market is ever-changing, your property may cost more today than next year or vice versa. Also, there are instances wherein you go over-budget on repairs or there are no interested buyers or tenants willing to rent out your property. These are just among the circumstances that may happen, and there are more than could happen. All that matters is that you are prepared whether the unexpected comes or not.


Look at Other Options

Aside from properties, investors can also invest in businesses. Yes, you can also look at listings that show a Business For Sale in Australia. You can also make a business better to sell it for a higher price. Again, profit is the end game of investing. So, make sure to do your research or ask the help of experts if you also want to dabble in business investing.

National Brokers Network also offers services in business listings, helping you find the business in line with your investing goals. We make sure that every property agent assigned to a respective business has extensive knowledge about the property.

Contact us at 03 9226 9222 or to get recommendations and tips from our brokers. You can also visit our business listing page and find through our quick search available businesses in your preferred area or business type.

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1. To keep all information provided confidential in respect to the subject business and any other business introduced to the Prospective Purchaser by the Agent.
2. That no information is to be disclosed by the Prospective Purchaser to any third party without consent by the Agent;
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