Why buy residential investment real estate now?

Albemarle County Fixer Upper

Have you been thinking of buying a fixer upper home and using as a rental or to diversify your investment options by including residential real estate?  Has the current downturn (sale price decrease), lower interest rates, and increased inventory of homes for sale, soured your motivation to invest in real estate?  Then ask yourself, “How does it feel to buy low?”.

You make money when you buy residential investment real estate by buying right.  You realize the return on the investment over time with income and/or profit at the sale.  2012 remains a good time for many to buy investment real estate.  Are you a real estate investor?  Are you ready to become a real estate investor?  Do you want to build a plan to invest in real estate?   I am here to help, so let’s talk!  Let’s talk isn’t jsut an invitation – It’s the first step to reaching your real estate goals.

About James Friend Dickerson

Real Estate Consultant As a native of Central Virginia and a full time REALTOR since 1991, James listens to your needs to provide information allowing you to make informed choices. In our constantly changing world, you need a REALTOR who puts you first providing rigidly flexible service. James Dickerson provides a high level of service designed to fit each individual clients needs. Having received many awards from both the local Association of REALTORS and RE/MAX International, James is recognized as an authority on the local real estate market. The highest form of recognition James receives continues to be the many repeat clients who seek out his services time after time plus sending their relatives, friends, co-workers and neighbors to James for their real estate needs. Contact James today for an interview to discuss your real estate needs. James is a licensed real estate sales person in the Commonwealth of Virginia with Charlottesville Solutions. Personal As a Central Virginia native (Born in Charlottesville and raised in Albemarle and Louisa Counties), James' youth was filled with extra-curricular activities and organizations centered around school, church and the Boy Scouts of America. A graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Forestry and Wildlife Management, James' non-real estate activities include spending time with family & friends, traveling, stalking deer & spring gobblers, fly fishing, church and Masonic activities. James and his lovely bride Karen live between Zion Crossroads and Gordonsville in the Green Springs area of Louisa County. Their dog Sammy passed away so they'll be adopting another dog soon through www.petfinders.com.
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One Response to Why buy residential investment real estate now?

  1. The Federal Reserve embarked on its third round of Quantitative Easing yesterday when it announced that it will purchase $40 billion worth of Mortgage Backed Securities each month and vowed to do so until the economy is on solid footing.

    Mortgage Bonds soared on the news but are giving back some of those gains today as players look to take some profits after the huge rally.

    Thanks to the Fed’s enormous commitment, mortgage rates are not likely to creep too high. But I feel that locking at this time is prudent due to the fact that home loan rates may not get much better. Lenders may be reluctant to transfer all of the pricing gains down to the rate sheet and with the increase of the G-fee, which is negatively impacting more rate sheets around the country, today’s all-time lows are pretty darn attractive.

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