There are a number of ways to increase your retirement wealth, but one of the most effective is through passive income. Passive income is a steady stream of income that you earn from past business activity as opposed to activities you perform today.
Just like any investment portfolio, a real estate portfolio needs to be diversified to protect against downside risk. By investing in a wide range of properties, in different geographic areas and using a selection of investment structures, real estate investors can optimize their yield while reducing the risk of a market downturn.
In most cities around the world, abandoned buildings are regarded with distaste. This is true for NYC abandoned homes, factories, and buildings too. Abandoned buildings are eyesores, but for some investors, they can also be an incredible opportunity to bring something new to the New York City landscape.
The recent collapse of brands like “Toys R Us” and Claire’s has left many real estate investors wondering what will happen to all the retail space that’s suddenly up for grabs. Many landlords will now have huge holes in their retail space to fill, and there aren’t a lot of tenants out there that will want that kind of investment opportunity.
At Sharestates, we have committed a focus to our “bread and butter” hard money fix and flip loans along the East Coast. As the company and client base has grown, we have expanded that focus to meet the unique needs that come across our desks daily.
Real estate investing is generally considered a very stable income vehicle. But this actually hinges on the investor’s position within the capital stack. In this article, we’ll explain the capital stack and why all investors must learn its importance.