A real estate investing company is a great home business for individuals and groups of investors to participate in. Start by having a clear and strategic plan to operate from for the best results. Get information from experts and industry leaders about how to successfully run and operate your real estate investment business.
Name and Business Entity
business purposes, determine which type of entity that you want the
real estate investment company to be. Choose from a C Corporation, an
LLC or a sub-chapter S corporation, depending upon what kind of tax
status it will have. Check with a corporate accountant or attorney for
details on how to best structure the business. Choose a name for your
business and check with the local State Department or governmental
entity that handles registering business names. They will tell you if
the name is already taken, in which case you must chose another one.
Type of Business
what real estate investing the company will be involved in, such as
commercial or residential, which is usually the logical choice to begin
with. Consider purchasing single family homes, apartment buildings and
duplexes. Find out what kind of tax and regulation implications exist in
your area and what you need to do to conform to them. Do this for every
area you will be doing business in. Other factors to consider are
buying in healthy markets or those such as tax liens and foreclosures.
Some investment strategies include rental income as well as capital
appreciation. Ideally, it is good to consider both for maximum return on
Take a look at your
particular capital position, such as how the business will be funded.
Consider how to afford the purchases, taxes, property management, and
expert fees and costs associated with running the business.
real estate functions to establish business relationships with real
estate brokers and agents in the regions where your company will
operate. Learn about their perspective to find out about the best real
estate values. Take heed to avoid the pitfalls of the business as you
hear about their experiences.
Advertise on WAHM
Want your ad here? Contact us for more information about our advertising opportunities.