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Investing in California Real Estate

By Bob Schwartz, CRS, GRI 2005 All rights reserved.

California is one of those states where you find all types of properties and where the weather can vary widely from place to place. You have places with moderate temperatures and you have places which experience all four seasons in their full glory. Traffic Jams, beaches and mild earthquakes are all a part of California. So there are a few things to think about before you actually go for investing in California real estate.

The first thing to think about when investing in California real estate is to select the place for your California real estate investment. This best goes for people who are looking at California real estate more as a living option (rather than an investment option). That being said, even if you have chosen the region for investing in California real estate, you need to be careful when selecting a location in that region i.e. the California real estate piece that will bring you a good profit. Generally, growth of business (e.g. big companies acquiring land for establishing their offices) likely is an indicator of appreciation in real estate (whether California real estate or somewhere else). This is the consideration regarding new developments in California real estate or noteworthy changes in the economic situation of a particular place in California. However, there are always opportunities and they are there everywhere. You just have to seek out those opportunities in order to advantageously invest in California real estate. Post cards, phone calls, public auctions, foreclosures, etc. are all possible strategies for getting a good deal in a California real estate investment. You could also collaborate with local attorneys in the region (i.e. attorneys who handle property matters in case of death, divorce, defaults, etc). These people can give you worthwhile leads on California real estate investments. In these cases, whoever gets the information first gets the lead. You can really lay your hands on some good California real estate deals in this way.

Yes, that does take effort and if you were under the impression that money can be earned without putting in at least a small amount of effort, you're in for a big surprise. A small amount of effort can make the difference of thousands of dollars in terms of the California real estate deal that you receive. Another good idea is to tell any friends or family in California that you are looking to purchase a piece of California real estate. A very good California real estate deal might come to you through one of your contacts, you never know.

With the California real estate prices continuously rising, investing in California real estate seems like a great idea.



Bob Schwartz, is a Certified Residential Specialist, CA licensed real estate broker with Bob 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 Bob via e-mail at or visit his highly popular San Diego real estate website at:
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