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Real Estate Investment – What You Need To Know?

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Orlando Realtor – Even though some investors have made quick riches and without having knowledge about real estate investment, others prefer doing their homework prior to committing their finances to this undertaking.

As per the Orlando Realtors, if you really want to be a part of those handful investors who are actually making big in real estate industry, then you must know the ins and outs of the industry before you make a move.

If you are just stepping into the real estate industry, here is what you need to know!

Head Over Heart

When you purchase a house, 90% of your decision is based on emotions than logic. Fair enough, since you buy a home for your family. It’s more like your sanctuary. But when you enter the real estate industry as an investor, allowing your heart to take over your purchase decision is a big mistake.

When you don’t allow emotions to cloud your judgment, you are more likely to over-capitalize your purchases than negotiate the best price and outcome for your pre-defined investment goals.

Failing to Plan Is Planning To Fail

If you are wondering how this old adage fits into the real estate industry, every beginning investor aims for building a lucrative property portfolio. But you cannot do it if you don’t plan your moves wisely.

Getting into real estate industry without having a plan of attack is similar to heading to a road trip without keeping the map. When you make such mistakes you inevitably take a wrong turn and finish up lost.

The professionals of Orlando Real Estate suggest successful creation of wealth through real estate demands setting up goals, ascertaining your final destination, and then following a cohesive plan to finally reach there.

Dithering or Diving In

The two major traits of budding real estate investors are either acting way too impulsively or never acting at all, being overly cautious. Such investors either never go beyond first property investment or never make it to their first purchase.

Some investors want to have it all in one go. As soon as they attend one seminar, they get sold with the crazy scheme without going over facts and in the hope of becoming rich overnight.

Later one read all the relevant information, take consultation, attend every seminar but end up with information overload. They end up over analyzing every fact and figure and become unable to act. Orlando Realtors like to call it ‘paralysis by analysis.’

Bad Cashflow Management

Being a beginning investor, it’s quite common to get stuck in poor cash flow management. It is not easy to understand the involved costs in holding or even acquiring a property. It is recommended to seek professional help to make sure you understand what you are stepping into, financially.

You must also need to ensure that any property you buy, you are capable to hold on to it. If not, make a plan to overcome the shortfalls. Take account of all the contingencies such as additional maintenance cost or extended vacancy period.

So be a real estate investor but the one who knows how to capture their market share successfully. If you need professional insight on real estate property head over to Megan Dowdy Realty right away.

Megan Dowdy

Megan Dowdy is a seasoned real estate broker, educator, and entrepreneur. A native of Orlando, she is one of its biggest promoters and is familiar with all that Orlando has to offer. She attended Lake Highland Preparatory School, obtained a business degree from The Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University, and then obtained her Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Management from The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Her passion for bringing hospitality and service to real estate is a rare find in the industry. Building relationships that begin with the first transaction and carry on over years is what Megan thrives on. Communication and accessibility are of the utmost importance to providing a high level of service – and Megan prides herself on those!

When she isn’t representing clients in the purchase of real estate, Megan is teaching, as an Adjunct Instructor, at The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She teaches the future leaders of the industry numerous courses ranging from Guest Services Management, to Marketing, to Hospitality Communications.

Giving back is also a major theme in Megan’s life. Megan is a Founder, Board of Directors President, and Hospitality Committee Chair of The AutoNation Cure Bowl; Orlando’s newest NCAA post season college football game set to kickoff on December 19, 2015. All proceeds from the game go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation where ninety-one cents of every dollar raised goes directly to research, and finding a cure for cancer. She also maintains strong relationships with each of her alma maters, even holding a position on the Alumni Board of Directors at Lake Highland Preparatory School in downtown Orlando.

Megan is also a licensed Real Estate Instructor and holds two designations: Accredited Buyer’s Representative and Graduate Realtor Institute; also, two certifications: Florida Military Specialist and Military Relocation Professional.