There are tons of different strategies and ‘plays to run’ within investment real estate. I know a lot of them and am savvy enough to create new ones when I see fit. Here are the top three strategies that I use on a daily basis.
The multi-family investing strategy is my favorite because it allows you to earn a return while you sleep and you will see the pay checks every month. If you are new to investing, multi-family investing is acquiring residential real estate that is able to house… multiple families, also known as, duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, and larger. The main objective of this strategy is to collect multiple rent checks per property that amount to an excess of the mortgage payment. This excess is your CASH FLOW. Multi-family investment properties are generally held for longer time periods than fix and flips or new builds, usually 3-5 years.
Have you ever watched HGTV and thought to yourself “Wow, I could do a fix & flip and make an extra $50-$75,000?!? That sounds great”. Well let me tell you… it is not that easy! As much as I love this strategy, I only recommend it to more experienced real estate investors. The basics of this strategy are: finding a home that needs repairs, buying it cheap enough to spend the money on the repairs it needs, and then selling it for a profit. I have worked with and advised several investors in this area and while there can be a lot of risk, it can be very profitable in the short term. These properties are generally held 2-6 months.
Are you on the hunt for your next buildable lot? I can help you find it. This is one of my favorite types of properties to search for - homes where the land value has become greater than the current structure that sits on the land. This strategy is also only recommended to seasoned investors that have the capability and funds necessary to carry a large project for 12-18 months. The neighborhoods I would recommend in Denver for this investment strategy are: University Park/Observatory Park, University Hills, Platt Park, East Washington Park and West Washington Park, Hilltop, Cory Merrill, Harvard Gulch, DU, Crestmoor Park, Cranmer Park, Cherry Creek, Mayfair, Park Hill, Highlands, Berkeley, Sloans Lake, and Sunnyside.
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I have had the opportunity to work with Steve on several transactions as a mortgage lender. He is a master of finding value and negotiating favorable terms even in this impossible market. If you are looking to build equity or invest in real estate at any level, I cannot think of a better person to work with.