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An investment in REITs offers the benefits of real estate investing without the hassle of buying individual properties. Find out why it should be part of everyone’s investment strategy.
Ever since Will Rogers made his famous quote about real estate investing in the 1930s, people have been lining up for their share of the profits. Few investments have created as many family legacies and created more wealth than real estate.
My own experience in real estate investing started in 2002, just after getting out of the Marine Corps. I took a job as a commercial property agent and started rehabbing single-family houses for rent in my spare time. Of all the passive income strategies in which I’ve invested, real estate has been my favorite,
…and also one of the most frustrating.
Promises of a six-figure income as renters pay off your mortgages and investing strategies that involve little more than collecting your checks are about as far from reality as a bad sci-fi flick. I had as many as six properties before selling all but a couple in 2006. Phone calls come in at all hours of the night for repairs and bookkeeping alone can be a part-time job. [Read more…]