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Should you invest in real estate through a company?

There are various other methods of taking title to a real estate investment. One of the most popular ways is through a private limited property holding company. There are several advantages to buy properties under a property holding company such as tax benefits and limited liability. However, additional cost and effort are required to run a company. Unless you plan to grow your company into a larger scale of property holding, investing through individual ownership is still considered more viable in the beginning until you have reached high personal income tax bracket or the maximum limit of personal credit allowed by banks.

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Why real estate is a good investment?

Of all possible investments that are within the reach of the average investor, none ofter the combination of outstanding benefits that are available to real estate investors. Banks and life insurance companies recognise this fact! So they invest your money in real estate. While they pay you 1 to 3 percent for the use of your money, they are making 10 to 20 percent on it. Why is real estate such a good investment? It offers the investor at least five different returns or ways of making money, on his investment: cash flow, equity income, appreciation, leverage and control.

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Where to find cheap properties?

“Cheap” properties are normally some “problem” properties. However, they are not necessarily bad investments. They may be poorly maintained, poorly managed or have continual vacancies. Perhaps financial problems or owner problems are creating the situation. This article discusses several ways of locating a “cheap” property and finding the property owner directly.

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Don’t do this if you want to find investment properties on your own

Where do you begin to locate properties if you choose not to employ an agent or you prefer to do it yourself? Watching the “for sale by owner” ads is probably going to be your primary source of available investments. However, you will rarely see “for sale” signs on investment properties, as you do with houses, because most owners do not want their tenants to know that their temporary shelter is for sale.

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What must you know before renting your property out?

Renting a house is not easy. Fauzi shares with us few things and tips to be considered before we rent our property out. The best tenant target would be company or expatriate as the payment timing is sharp. With speedy technological and informative environment now, for a unit to be rented out within less than 2 weeks is free and easy. Other issues like tenant selection, deposit and legal document are discussed in this article. Renting a property is a serious and professional business rather than just a real estate investment.

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