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Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Real Estate Insights |

Real Estate Market

Real Estate Market

  If you will ask any financial expert where can you invest your money to receive the highest profit, he will probably say invest in real estate. As of now, the economic climate favors the real estate to grow. It means that compared to past years, it is easier to invest in real estate today with smaller capital. Here are some tips when investing in properties: 

1.Find a Lender 

If your savings is not enough, you really need to seek help from a reputable bank or credit specialists. The banks offer loans to qualified applicants. Some of these loans have easy-to-pay terms so it lessens your worries about how much and when you are going to pay them. There are cases when they will automatically deduct your loan from your salary each month. If you pay your entire balance even before your due date, some banks lessen the interest rate you were originally assigned to. 

2.Negotiate the Price 

Always remember that in real estate, the price is always negotiable. There is no fixed price. This is the reason why your negotiation skill can be put to test once you entered the real estate business. You need to consider a lot of factors when you offer a price. For example, if you found out that the property has many structural damage during the inspection, you can point this out to the seller and ask him to reduce his asking price. Also bargain if you can pay the down payment in instalment basis without interest if you really need to. It may be too much to ask but he might understand, who knows. 

3.Research on the Neighborhood 

You want your neighborhood to be safe and accessible. Go to the local police station and check the crime rate in your area. If there are crimes happening in your area every now and then, it is a red flag that you must consider. Check if the property you are eyeing at is in proximity with hospitals, schools, police station and other institutions. Try to gauge how friendly and accommodating the neighbors are. 

4.Be practical 

You want to find your “dream house”. But if the house that you desire is out of your reach, forget it for now. Maybe you don’t need that fireplace and swimming pool after all. Settle for a property that is complete with all the basic amenities and easier to pay. This will make your life less stressful knowing that you can pay your monthly mortgage conveniently.