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Wholesale real estate exit strategies have gained a lot of momentum in recent years. Wholesale real estate investors of every experience level, beginner and veteran, are drawn to the enticing opportunity to build wealth without exposing themselves to too much risk.
However, as attractive as wholesaling can be, it’s not without its drawbacks. Like any investment strategy, real estate wholesaling comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Therefore, we’ve created this guide to inform investors about the pros and cons of wholesaling real estate.
Are you ready to dive into real estate wholesaling, examining its potential benefits and pitfalls? Here at Real Estate Skills, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about the pros and cons of wholesaling real estate, including the following:
For a marketing campaign to be successful, a point of contact must be created for a transaction to be initiated. This is why bandit signs are considered an essential element of a real estate marketing system for many investors.
Even though some might dismiss them as ‘primitive’ when compared to contemporary techniques, bandit sign marketing can go a long way in generating unparalleled exposure for investors at all levels and can enhance brand awareness.
Do bandit signs work? Today, even the most successful real estate investors make use of different variations of bandit signs since they have been tested and proven for years.
Their simplicity disguises their complexity. You don’t need a lot of resources and effort to place bandit signs. However, if you want them to give you long-term success, there is a lot you need to learn.
Remember, the success of your bandit sign campaign will ultimately determine the profitability of your real estate business.
Are you looking to start wholesaling real estate?
In the video below, I am going to show you the reasons why most real estate wholesalers suffer & quit so that you can avoid these pitfalls and build a hyper-profitable real estate wholesaling business!
Video Time Stamps:
0:00 - The Top 5 Reasons Why Most Wholesalers Suffer & Quit!
0:26 - Reason 1
2:10 - Reason 2
4:46 - Reason 3
7:19 - Reason 4
9:38 - Reason 5
Note: we've transcribed the video above into this written blog post for those who enjoy reading over watching video!
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In the video below, I'm going to show you the Step-by-Step Process on how to wholesale real estate in 21 days or less without having to spend $1 in marketing and without having tons of experience!
Video Time Stamps:
0:00 - Intro
0:36 - What Is Wholesaling Real Estate?
1:15 - 2 Ways To Close Wholesale Real Estate Deals
2:39 - The Wholesaling Process At A High Level
4:29 - Step 1: Pick Your Market
6:18 - Step 2: Find 3-5 Cash Buyers
7:24 - Step 3: Finding & Filtering For Wholesale Deals
13:27 - Step 4: Make Discovery Calls Daily To Real Estate Agents
18:14 - Step 5: Further Analyze The Property
29:00 - Step 6: Call Back The Agent (Close Call)
36:52 - Step 7: Send The Offer Terms Via Email
39:46 - Step 8: Get The Contract, Check It, Sign It, &...
Wholesaling real estate as an investment strategy has become one of the preferred real estate investments in today’s real estate market. Its popularity is because real estate investors who choose to wholesale –
Current Real Estate Market Metrics at the National Level
According to the Core Logic HIP index (an indicator designed to demonstrate early home price trends), prices for real estate and homes in the United States have increased 18% between September 2020 & September 2021.
Remarkably, this year-over-year...
The real estate market in the United States has been firing on all cylinders for the past several years, bucking conventional wisdom in the face of what is usually an extremely disruptive economic pandemic.
And while the cyclical nature of real estate is not front-page news to investors and economists, anyone paying attention to the current market recognizes it for what it is – a seller’s market characterized by expansion and appreciation as noted below in STAGE 2-
A ‘seller’s market’ offers real estate wholesalers a ‘prime time opportunity’ for investing because Stage 2’s property appreciation is robust and meets the most salient requirements of a successful wholesale deal.
Wholesaling real estate is a type of investment technique in which an investor, acting as a middleman, follows these steps –
Wholesaling real estate has become a wildly popular real estate investment technique, primarily due to the fact that it fits hand-in-glove with the current cycle of the real estate market. As noted by FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data), the third quarter of the median sales price of a home in the US in Q3 – 2021 has hit a new high – of $404,700, as follows (Note – the shaded areas indicate those times when the US economy hit a recession
The pandemic and the resulting shortage of homes inventoried for sale dropped to some of the lowest levels but has since recovered to about 5.7 months, as follows –
Wholesaling real estate as an investment strategy is also wildly popular with new investors for these reasons –
Real estate wholesaling has been splashed across investing headlines as the latest real estate investment strategy. But despite this media-induced hoopla, most seasoned investors know that this investment strategy is anything but new.
What has made real estate wholesaling a ‘hot topic’ is the fact that, as an investment strategy, wholesaling is an excellent fit for the placement of the current real estate cycle.
Understanding the cyclical nature of real estate investing helps real estate investors understand which strategy to deploy based on current market metrics and expectations. The real estate market is inexorably intertwined with the overall economy and is often impacted by domestic and global events – like Covid.
There are four phases to the real estate market’s cycle –
The current market, despite the pandemic, is currently located in Phase 2 – the Expansion Phase, the part of the cycle where prices peak – at the point where there is...
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...
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...