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Keys to Real Estate Investing

It’s no question real estate can be one of the best investment options when trying to generate passive income. But it’s not as simple as picking a building or plot of land and raking in the cash. A bad real estate investment can go south in an instant, and before you know it, you’re bleeding money.

Just like any other type of investment, the key is knowing current and future market trends, and making the best possible informed, knowledgeable decision. Simply put, being in the right place at the right time is the name of the game.

You can learn to make smart decisions with three of the most important keys to a good real estate investment in this article from Forbes Magazine.

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Continuing Momentum in 2017?

At the beginning of 2016, experts had a negative outlook on the multifamily market. Predictions of high vacancies, slower price growth, and an abundance of new units made it difficult to imagine 2016 living up to the record setting levels of 2015. Fortunately, 2016 proved the doubters wrong with unit prices and sales volume  setting an excellent pace.

So it’s understandable if experts are more conservative when predicting the market trends for 2017. Just know the multifamily sector has plenty of potential to continue its growth.

You can read more into the predicted market trends of 2017 in this informative article written by Mark Heschmeyer of CoStar Group Inc.

*The CoStar Group creates opportunity through combining reliable tools, resources, and understanding of millions of commercial real estate properties in today’s market.

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Positive 2017 Outlook in Multifamily

In a recent article from Multifamily Executive Magazine, author Mary Salmonsen highlights many positive aspects about the  Multifamily industry to look forward to in 2017. This article contains data furnished by Yardi Matrix, a leading commercial real estate research and data platform focus this industry.

You can view this article in its entirety here.