In December and January I featured articles in my newsletter to help real estate investors continue to stay on top of trends and evaluate their options for investing in Lane County and beyond. This roundup features a few highlights from the past two months. There are links to articles on investing in commercial real estate to create retirement income, ways to find tax savings, the housing costs and trends over the past decade, and evaluating whether you need an “investor-friendly” agent.
January and December Highlights for Real Estate Investors
Commercial real estate investment is a great plan for saving for and generating income during retirement. The average lifespan is almost 79 years of age, which means Americans are living longer in retirement, but saving for retirement has only grown more difficult. This article provides some practical guidance for creating retirement income.
Americans are increasingly on their own for saving, investing, and planning their retirement. Fortunately, saving a nest egg in stocks and bonds and then spending it down in retirement isn’t the only game in town anymore. Many are turning to real estate to help with their retirement income.
Real estate investors should pay attention to tax issues year round. This article offers some valuable recommendations for finding ways to save on taxes.
Don’t just think of tax time as a few weeks in April. Of course, you should work on tax savings all year long but the end of the year can have the most impact for investors, landlords, property owners, and vacation property owners.
In this article on RENTcafe, Irina Lupa examines the decade in housing costs, housing trends, and construction trends. Rentcafe named 2010–2019 the renters’ decade. As a commercial real estate investor, it pays to know the trends!
The Decade in Housing Trends: High-Earning Renters, High-End Apartments and Thriving Construction – RENTCafé rental blog
This past decade has transformed the relationship between America and its housing, especially when it comes to renting. While the recession pushed many to rent out of necessity, the economic expansion which followed, coupled with changing attitudes towards family and homeownership, lead to the rise of the renter by choice.
In this article on BiggerPockets, Nate Shields examines whether you need an “investor friendly” agent when you’re looking to buy an investment property. He looks at questions worth asking an agent and identifies the questions that aren’t relevant. He also looks at what commercial real estate investors really need from their agent.
Many real estate investors think they need an investor-friendly agent to purchase investment properties. This influences them to ask the wrong questions when vetting potential agents. Don’t make this mistake! Here’s how to choose the right agent for your needs.
There are plenty of opportunities in Lane County right now for investors interested in multifamily and other commercial properties. Some of them are silent opportunities that will not be listed. Contact me to find out more: 541-912-6583, firstname.lastname@example.org.