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Mortgage News 14 August 2018

Ways To Cash In On A Hot Housing Market

It can’t be denied that the current housing market is one which most would like to get in on. Houses are selling quickly and rental properties seem to consistently be occupied. If you are someone who is not currently benefiting from this hot market, we’re offering tips for how you can start.

First off, we’d advise to look in smaller, more affordable markets. You don’t need to feel the pressure to instantly go to the best of the best, or the most expensive area by any means. There are countless markets that are incredibly successful, markets which you may not even be aware of quite yet where you will likely have steady appreciation. In addition, consider building rather than buying a pre-existing property. This may seem like a headache at first, but older houses have more of a hidden history which could cost you, and you may be able to build in an area that will experience more significant appreciation over the years.

Finally, it is incredibly smart to buy in working class neighborhoods. Many working class-hubs are occupied by younger people who can’t afford to buy quite yet, so instead they pay incredibly high rents in order to be near their work. Buying in a working class area assures you that there will always be someone to rent out your property. This can be contrasted with vacation destinations where potential tenants will be seasonal. 

Reach out to your loan officer if you are looking to purchase an investment property!