TYPES OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
There are three basic investment types that we recommend for beginner and intermediate investors. We can help you determine which options are best for you.
- Primary Residence: If you own your home, you’re already ahead. As inflation rises, the value of your home is likely to go up. At the same time, you’ve locked in a set mortgage payment, so you’ll be immune to rising rental costs. If you don’t currently own a home, our team can help you find a property that fits your needs and budget.
- Long-Term (Traditional) Rentals: A long-term rental is a dwelling that’s leased out for an extended period. For most tenants, the rental serves as their primary residence, which means it’s a necessary expense. This unique quality can help provide stable returns in uncertain times. A well-chosen property should pay for itself through rental income, and you’ll benefit from appreciation as it increases in value.
- Short-Term (Vacation) Rentals: Short-term rentals function more like hotels in that they offer temporary accommodations. A short-term rental can potentially earn you a higher return than a long-term rental, but this comes at the cost of more hands-on management. Done right, short-term rentals can be both a hedge against inflation and a profitable source of income. As a bonus, when the home isn’t being rented you have an affordable vacation spot for yourself!
Contact us today if you’re interested in exploring options in either rental market. Mortgage rates are expected to rise, so you’ll want to act fast to maximize your investment return.