Types of Real Estate Investments
The idea of real estate and property is much more than just finding
a home. There are different groups of homes and business properties
as well as divisions in the types of real estate that are available
to others. If you want to make a different type of investment in
something that you know you can make a profit out of, then knowing
the different types of real estate investments can help.
Real estate investments begin with two main types; business and
residential. Each of these has definite guidelines set with them
which will make a difference in the functions of the real estate.
After you have determined what type of real estate you will be
looking at, you can divide up what is available to you.
If you are looking solely residential areas, then the real estate
will be separated by the size of the home. Typically, this will be
known as a single family or multi-family home. If you are looking at
a multi-family unit, you can expect to have neighbors sharing the
same wall as you, such as condos or town homes. A single family home
will be completely independent and will usually be shaped
differently because the neighbors can't cross the yard.
Business real estate is also divided into several categories. These
will also often be termed as commercial properties, and will range
from office buildings to manufacturing sites. The difference between
a business building and a residential building is that it will
change the approach towards regulations. Most likely, there will be
zoning rules and the lease will have different divisions for things
such as taxes and insurance.
If you are in the right area, you might have the occasion where to
have both a commercial and residential area in one. Things such as
land investments or areas that have been zoned for commercial
purposes may have these types of regulations. With this, you can
also consider renting a property. If you want to have a business
from home or want to expand into a business, this might be something
The investment that you opt to make can be more than your home. It
can also be something that will bring you profit for the investment.
If you are interested in finding a space that is much more than
cozy, than knowing the different types of real estate to invest in
is the place to begin.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bob Schwartz, is a Certified Residential
Specialist, CA licensed real estate broker with
has over 27 years of residential real estate experience, authored a
number of published articles and served as an expert witness for
San Diego lawyers. You can contact
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