What is it that attracts the everyday investor to real estate?
Could it be today’s television program like Fixer Upper or Property Brothers that show how “easy” it is to increase equity value by 5 percent to 20 percent by giving a home a much needed facelift? Or is it the influence of a friend who’s currently profiting from their own property investments? Maybe you’re just looking to diversify and get away from traditional investment avenues like stocks and bonds. Whatever the catalyst to consider real estate investments, the main driving force is likely financial freedom and a better life without necessarily having to run a business or work a traditional 9-5 job.