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Wholesaling real estate has become a popular investment strategy for both new and experienced real estate investors. However, it is often preferred by newbies because, as a short-term strategy, it requires little in terms of capital investments – just an earnest money deposit that is held in escrow until the transaction is complete.
But, like all real estate investing, there are pros and cons to the practice and market factors that must be understood to be successful.
What Is Real Estate Wholesaling?
Real estate wholesaling is an investment technique in which an investor – aka – the wholesaler, enters into a real estate contract to buy a property - but chooses to assign the “rights awarded by the contract” (known as Equitable Conversion or Equitable Interest) to another buyer – with an assignment of contract, often before they have closed. The final buyer is known in the biz as the end buyer.
Real estate wholesale deals provide new investors the...
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Successful real estate investors understand the concepts that define the real estate market’s cycles. This knowledge is pivotal in identifying emerging investment opportunities as the market enters each stage of its cycle.
The significant appreciation that the United States’ real estate market has experienced in the recent past is best understood by its entrance into the second stage of the cycle – Expansion - somewhere near the beginning of the 2020 pandemic.
It is noted that the market, at this time, bucked conventional wisdom as most world events (like Covid) that impact the global economy negatively ultimately impacts real estate in the same direction.
The recent measured growth and appreciation characterize the phase of expansion with robust market metrics that include -
"Stage 2" is defined as a seller’s market, which essentially means that...
Real estate wholesaling is a strategy that is often a preferred investment strategy – especially for new investors because it provides a viable, legal investment technique that only mandates the provision of an earnest money deposit – which is relatively insignificant for real estate.
In addition to the appealing cash flow requirements of wholesaling, its recent popularity can be attributed to tremendous appreciation realized since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, as real estate wholesaling aligns well with real estate prices heading north.
Wholesaling and flipping are sister-investment strategies as both searches for real property that has been priced below market value. Generally, because motivated sellers are facing a treacherous financial path, like foreclosure. In each of these investment strategies, the investor is acting as a middleman.
The primary difference between the two is that the wholesaler assigns the property for a profit (often called the ...
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Real estate wholesaling is an investment strategy that has become popular in the current real estate marketplace. For experienced real estate investors, wholesaling real estate deals is certainly not a new investment technique but a strategy that aligns with the current market showing great appreciation. Currently, the national average appreciation rate in the United States is 14.5%, which is in deep contrast from 2019’s national average appreciation rate in the United States of 4%.
Historically, appreciation rates tend to follow significant economic events. The table below indicates a few recent economic events – which generated varying appreciation rates -
Note that a recession does not always result in the same rate or even the direction of housing prices.
But if you want to know why real estate wholesaling has become a preferred investment strategy, the answer is the 13.3% appreciation rate generated during the COVID-19 recession!
The Pine Tree state is renowned for its natural beauty, highlighted by a heavily forested interior, a picturesque coastline, and spectacular waterways that traverse our most northern and eastern New England state.
Although it is sparsely populated with just over 1.3 million people, there is still lots of potentials to do well if you’re considering wholesaling real estate in Maine.
Real estate wholesaling has recently received much media attention as an investment vehicle because the nature of the investment strategy has made it one of the most popular investment strategies in the current appreciating real estate market. Ironically, wholesaling real estate is nothing new, with the principles of wholesaling present in every sector of a capitalistic economy.
The real estate wholesaling business resembles the fix and flip strategy. The primary difference is that a wholesaler generally does not rehab or update the property as their objective is to close as quickly as possible. A reduced purchase price (generally below market value) is desired, with financially challenged sellers often looking to move quickly. It is noted that the type of property is not relevant as wholesaling can be done with rental property, an owner-occupied property, or investment property.
A wholesale deal in North Carolina offers real estate investors distinct benefits, as follows -
Real estate wholesaling is an investment technique that has grown in popularity in the recent past. Its current rise in popularity is mainly due to the nature of the current real estate market – a seller’s market characterized by rapid appreciation and high demand.
Wholesaling real estate offers a great starting point for new investors who have little capital with which to work. Vermont real estate wholesalers search for available homes with a purchase price below market value – usually because the seller is facing financial hardship or is in a hurry to move.
Real estate investors locate wholesale opportunities using investment properties, owner-occupied properties, or rental properties, etc. With sites like Zillow, Redfin, & online foreclosure auctions, the modern digital landscape offers an easily accessible conduit to real estate opportunities in ways never thought possible. The 21st-century real estate market allows new wholesalers to begin to...
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