According to the Omaha World-Herald, “Millions of seniors rely on Social Security to stay afloat during retirement, but those benefits only go so far in paying the bills. In fact, the average senior on Social Security today collects $1,519 a month. But here are a few income sources that could actually pay you a lot more money during your senior years.” That’s right! These income sources could pay you more money than Social Security.
“Businesslike” investing suggests a less emotional, better organized, well thought out approach to real estate. Definitions of ‘business’ can range from describing a profession, to commerce and trade, to an actual company. All of these definitions likely influence Warren Buffett’s decision to be more businesslike in investing. It has certainly worked for him and his prized real estate investments and real estate companies. It could mean running a real estate company of some type, owning an investment (which is distinctly different from managing one), or just being more businesslike in everyday investment and real estate decisions.
There are many practical benefits of taking a business approach to real estate, including:
Not everyone envisions building a company and mounting an international conglomerate when they get interested in investing in real estate. So will you need an office, hundreds of staff, and have to go back to wearing uncomfortable suits again?
However, there ought to be businesslike characteristics, regardless of size. This may include incorporation and forming a registered business entity, obtaining business credit and bank accounts, setting up a new business phone number, hiring professional vendors to help out, and having a real estate website.
Every type of property is open to investment. This may include:
Virtually any real estate investing strategy can be formalized and systemized to create a business model. These real estate investment strategies include:
The majority of new real estate investors may have minimal experience in starting and running a real business. Where can they find help in investing more intelligently, building a real estate business that can produce better returns, and creating more wealth over the long term?
Only relying on out of date books and trolling online real estate forums is not suitable for investors that want to invest intelligently and businesslike. Look for an organized real estate course and proven system that has synergy with your big picture goals. Build on this by seeking out a mentor or coaching program that offers business-building help, or combines real estate and business.
Not all investors want to or are suited to full time investing or even running a real estate investment business. There is nothing wrong with that. Yet, all can benefit from taking a more businesslike and smarter approach to investment. This applies whether simply renting out your old home, flipping one or two houses a year, or investing capital in real estate startups.
As the Omaha World-Herald says, Real Estate is one of the three examples that can provide Income Sources Could Pay You More Money Than Social Security.
As investors, we are in business to make a modest profit on any deal. However, we can help homeowners out of just about any situation, no matter what! There are no fees, upfront costs, commissions, or anything else. We offer the simple truth about your home and how we can help you sell it fast.
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