In part 2 of our investment rental property buying guide, we explore real estate investment strategies, focusing on buying properties requiring improvement for increased value. We cover negotiation tips, the role of Realtors, and the crucial significance of home inspections. We will also discuss the necessity of insurance, leveraging equity, and provide diverse examples of exit strategies. Emphasizing regular evaluations, our discussion outlines options such as the 1031 exchange and family trusts for long-term planning in real estate, urging careful consideration and planning for the future.
This is the first in a three-part series where we discuss the process of planning for and buying rental property. We discuss the importance of experienced realtors, networking, and careful financial planning and we’ll cover topics such as property selection, financing, and understanding market dynamics, particularly here in Memphis. Hear our insights on budgeting, property conditions, and securing financing. This episode is the 1st of 3 in our comprehensive guide to buying rental property. It is for both novice and experienced real estate investors, offering valuable advice on successful property acquisition and management.
In this episode Cassie Robinson, a seasoned investor with Enterprise Property Management, shares her 13-year success story. Despite challenges, including a property fire, Cassie highlights the exceptional care and attention provided by Enterprise Property Management. She emphasizes the importance of quality management in property investment and praises the company’s commitment to maintaining properties. Cassie also discusses her unique journey into real estate, including overcoming personal hardships and utilizing real estate for tax benefits. The interview touches on the successful sale of a property, showcasing Enterprise’s strategic approach to exit strategies.
Aaron talks about an influx of new property owners from other property management companies, seeking information about fees, processes, performance, and projections. He reveals the diverse types of property owners, including: Accidental property investors who hold properties due to circumstances like job transfers, divorces, or low return expectations. Seasoned investors who seek growth, and local investors who often prioritize trust and proximity for property management. Overall communication and accessibility challenges with previous property management companies have prompted many investors to switch, seeking a company with a focus on understanding both local and foreign investors’ motivations while building trust by setting candid and realistic expectations.
Aaron Ivey welcomes back Mac from California. They discuss real estate investment opportunities in Memphis. They focus on areas with potential for value addition and share their experiences touring properties. Mack reveals his personal journey into real estate investment after inheriting properties from his grandparents and managing the family’s portfolio. He mentions a nontraditional loan product called DSCR (Debt Service Coverage Ratio) that allows lending against the property’s cash flow rather than the investor’s income. They plan to explore opportunities in the Whitehaven neighborhood and near the airport. The episode includes a story about banks’ reluctance to offer nontraditional loans before the real estate market correction.
California to Memphis for a real estate tour. Investor Mac flew in from California to check out Memphis and join us on the podcast. Mac has an impressive background in banking and finance, and he’s also passionate about real estate. Aaron and Mac discuss their careers and experiences, including the financial collapse and unethical behavior in the corporate world. Mac emphasizes the importance of visiting properties and experiencing them firsthand before making investment decisions. They explore different real estate markets and the advantages of owning properties directly rather than investing in REITs. They also talk about their recent tour of neighborhoods in Memphis and the potential opportunities they discovered. Stay tuned for more episodes where they delve deeper into these opportunities and non-traditional financing.
We discuss the importance of financing in real estate investment and provide advice to investors about why proper financing is essential to ensure profitability and the success of an investment property. A knowledgeable mortgage officer will be the key to finding the right financing options based on the investment goals. It is essential to prepare a detailed plan that considers cash flow, rate of return, and desired outcome, to establish a focused goal for selecting properties as an investment. Working with a property manager who can identify properties that are likely to generate a profit and can help by weeding out problematic properties; a property manager helps save time and effort for buyers.
Explore changing mortgage industry and opportunities for real estate investors with non-traditional lending. Market changes, loan types, and flexibility discussed.
Memphis Rental Market Needs Affordable Move-in Ready Properties; Investors Explore Alternative Loans
As the Memphis rental market experiences increased demand for affordable, move-in ready properties, investors are exploring alternative loan options.