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How to recession-proof real estate investments

As an economic downturn looms on the horizon, I find myself answering a lot of questions about recession-proof real estate investments.  As investors, our job is to anticipate the future. We make choices today to prepare for the ups and downs of tomorrow. The daunting shadow of a recession can leave even the most level-headed… Continue reading How to recession-proof real estate investments

What to look for in a duplex, triplex or fourplex investment

Smaller multifamily investments — like a duplex, triplex or fourplex — are a great way to break into investment real estate.  In fact, I consider a fourplex investment the perfect balance between great profit margins and low risk.  Here’s why: Properties with up to four units are classified as residential, not commercial properties, making the… Continue reading What to look for in a duplex, triplex or fourplex investment

How real estate agents should sell to multi-family investors

Multi-family investors are specialized clients with goals different from most buyers and even other real estate investors. To be successful, it is important to understand their needs and what to look for within your market. At Royal Empire Realty, our agents specialize in working with investors and specifically multi-family properties. Keep reading to learn some… Continue reading How real estate agents should sell to multi-family investors

How to make your South Florida income property profitable

So you have purchased a great South Florida income property. Congratulations! Now comes the task of making your investment work for you. Income properties in South Florida can be leased to someone local or rented out as a vacation property or short-term rental. Either way, they require an investment of your time and resources, beyond… Continue reading How to make your South Florida income property profitable

Pitfalls of buying investment property in Florida — and how to avoid them

Buying property in Florida has become an increasingly popular way to invest. However, like any profitable investment strategy, there are risks and obstacles to overcome.  If you are considering a property investment in Florida, it is important to educate yourself on the real estate landscape. At Royal Empire Realty, we value educating investors so they… Continue reading Pitfalls of buying investment property in Florida — and how to avoid them

What investors need to know about renting in South Florida

As an investor, you have been eyeing real estate investments in South Florida. You are considering a single-family property or maybe a fourplex to maximize your profits.  However, as housing prices continue to climb, is a rental property in the Sunshine State still worth the high price tag? At Royal Empire Realty, we believe the… Continue reading What investors need to know about renting in South Florida