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3 Things to Know About Investing In Real Estate During A Pandemic

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3 Things to Know About Investing In Real Estate During A Pandemic
Written By: Daisy Moss
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Covid-19 has ambushed economies all over the world, with leaders and businesses desperately trying to find a healthy balance between protecting people and protecting the economy. So many industries have been left in an unpredictable state, including the real estate market. Lets have a look at 5 important things you should know before taking the leap and investing in real estate.

1. Compared To Other Industries, Real Estate Is a >

Historically, real estate has been a >

2. Select The Best Possible Location

When investing in a property, whether that be to renovate and sell or to rent out, choosing a location with sustainable demand is essential in order to make a reasonable return on your investment. With the financial uncertainty that comes with a pandemic of this scale, people are looking for the best possible value for money and they want to be sure that if they are taking a substantial financial risk, it will fulfil all of their needs. If youre looking at investing in a flat, the younger generation are looking for amenities when they are renting, so there are a few things you should look out for. Local bars and restaurants, gyms and proximity to public transport, to name a few. If youre looking for a suburban property with the hopes of targeting a family, aim for areas close to large parks, countryside public footpaths, good schools and supermarkets. Consider who you are wanting to target and what they will be looking for before making the important decision of where to invest.nbsp;

3. Prepare For Substantial Upfront Costs

For the first time in a long time, many mortgage lenders are demanding 15-20 deposits as a result of Covid-19. If you are a cash buyer, this wont be a concern, but if you are >

Summary

To summarise, residential real estate seems to be the safest investment at the minute. With the financial difficulties facing many potential buyers and renters, make sure you select a property in a great location that people cant refuse. Finally, if youre >



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