Housing Info

Month: January 2019


You can invest in almost everything. And an investment comes in different shapes and sizes. They have the potential to grow over time and give you good returns. Condos are a hybrid between a good house and apartment that a real-estate investor can afford. Now the question arises if the condos are good for investment?

Let’s go through the pros of buying a condo

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Affordable

The condos are very affordable and buying them is way cheaper than other real-estate. They are cheaper than buying any other real-estate for a single-family home. You must consider the HOA and other cost of living based on your location, but so condos are extremely affordable and you will be spending less if you are investing in this property.

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Additional rental income 

Condos are considered to be a very good investment as they will be giving you additional income in the form of rents. You can easily rent out your condo and stay in profit. Like, if you have the condo at a beach, you will easily make a lot of money by renting it out as a holiday home. Even if you don’t own a condo in hot locations you can easily rent them out.

The maintenance of the condos won’t be your job

You have a lot of things to take care of, right, so maintenance won’t be your responsibility. You will have to leave your house in the hands of the HOA and they will be taking good care of your property. If you don’t want to deal with all the housework, buying a condo will be the best decision for you. People will be doing the work, you just have to sit and relax. A strong yes for you if you want to invest in a good condo.

Now, what else should you keep in your mind? 

Well, if you were planning to buy on a condo there are a few points that the investors want you to consider.

You will be having to pay the Homeowner Association’s Fees

As the homeowners will be providing you with facilities, you will have to pay a certain amount. The amount can range anything from $100 to $300 depending on the facilities they provide. The quality of the community is very important that is to be taken care of. With amenities, you will have a fee to pay. If you are planning to leave it as it is, then don’t go for it.

Some hot tips while buying and investing in an ox condo

  • Locations will be playing an important role.
  • Check out which locations are considered to be best for the rental properties.  Renting out condos in commercial space work good, they will be giving you a good return on investment.
  • Generation of rental income should be your main motto. Also, make sure that it is allowed in your city by the HOA. You must be aware of the HOA fees and there must be positive cash flow. You must strategize your rental flow properly.

 

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