Friday, September 26, 2008

Real estate investments

Real estate investments are one of the most common types of private investments. Once popular method of investment is pooled investment where you and other investor's funds are 'pooled' together so they can purchase a large piece of raw land etc that might later be developed then chopped up and sold off in units. Like all investments the first thing you want to know is what kind of return is projected and then what are the risks. Then you need to evaluate the people behind the business. This is usually the most important factor as people invest in what they trust and in what they believe. Usually when peopel think about investing in real estate they are considering actually purchasing a property with hopes to sell it in the future at a higher price then they paid. While this practice still does work, there are many types of real estate investments available today where you pool your funds together with other people or where company's have various instruments setup for you to participate in the profit, and of course also in the risk.

2 comments:

arrielle p said...

Congratulations Mike for writing a balanced article on this post. Very informative too.

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Kirstz said...

Investment in a real estate for me is too easy but you should think twice before you pursue it. Anyway there's a lot of worthy words on your blog and I enjoy reading it. Thanks.