Some invest in real estate to build a large portfolio as their prime profession. Others limit their holdings to a few properties to earn extra funds to pay for a vacation or simply gain a steady stream of additional income. But how do you get started?
You’ve worked hard in your new real estate profession and seen success—more referrals, listings, closings, and inquiries. In fact, you frequently feel you can’t get everything done and are missing out by not being able to be everywhere and do everything you want. Perhaps, it’s time for another talk with your coach or mentor or to take a class to help decide if it’s time to hire an associate, build a team or have your own brokerage firm, even one with multiple offices.
Are you considering becoming a realtor? If so, here’s how one person made it and what he suggests to others considering the same move.
Business coaches can provide insight, help create structure, and define a clear path forward. A business coach doesn’t need to have experience in a client’s industry. What happens when a coach is also someone who has successfully grown the same business that the client is working on? You get a mentor.
Investors looking to enter the real estate market without spending an exorbitant sum and wanting to become part of a sector that portends a great upside should consider the tiny house market.
Savvy investors should consider designing and retrofitting homes, apartments, and condos to reflect universal and better living design principles. This will set their projects apart from competitors’ as the country’s population ages and as more learn about the wisdom of such features.
A fireplace can make a big difference in attracting buyer attention whether the purchaser plans to live in the home or use it as an investment. A well-designed, functioning fireplace becomes an immediate focal point and adds warmth and coziness, even if the heat given off is more of a glow than a way to heat a room.
The interest in having some kind of outdoor space is not limited to affluent single-family home owners and developers of large multifamily dwellings. Small apartment buildings and even modest homes that each represent a good investment opportunity will appeal to a wider audience with the addition of square footage to extend indoor use as well as bring forth the healthy benefits of fresh air, sun, and greenery.
Real Estate Sales Tips You’ll increase the odds of your investment attracting attention when it’s more neutral—clean, uncluttered, light, gender-neutral and fresh smelling. Maria Kondo, author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, has made her mantra of getting organized and neat an inspiration to those eager to declutter and live life more fully. […]
Years ago, showers became a much more sought-after amenity than tubs, as some home owners questioned how clean they could get by bathing as well as how much time they wanted to spend soaking.