Investment Homes For Sale In Alexandria La

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Investment Homes For Sale In Alexandria La

Investment Homes for Sale In Alexandria La

Real estate is a prime example of a tangible asset.  Why purchase a stock or bond when you can feel, see, and touch a parcel of property. And though no investment is 100% secure, there is a reason people all over the world invest a chunk of their nest egg into property. Let's take a minute to learn more about real estate investing in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Investment Homes For Sale In Alexandria La

Reasons To Consider Investing In Real Estate

  • Appreciation over time-- Markets go up and down, but over the long term time is the investor's friend. 
  • Asset diversification-- As mentioned earlier, real estate is a tangible asset. Why invest 100% of your money in stocks or bonds? Diversification helps minimize risk. 
  • Flexibility-- Short term profit (flip) or long term return (rentals). Residential, commercial, or even multi-family.
  • Generating multiple income streams-- Given the instability in the economy, having income from property is a great way to supplement a salary.
  • Retirement savings you can control-- Buy rentals now, then sell off one or two every so often during your golden years.

Investment Properties For sale in Alexandria La

Steps To Take When Purchasing Investment Properties In Alexandria La

  1. Have a plan-- Whats the goal for the year, three years, five years down the road?
  2. Purchase with an eye on the bottom line, not based on your tastes- The goal of investment properties is to make money. Investors get in trouble when they upgrade to their tastes, not what the market will support
  3. Decide how to fund the endeavor-- Will you pay Cash, or get a loan. I advise a relationship with a trusted local lender. Need a referral? Simple reach out to me.
  4. Know what you are doing, or make friends with someone who does-- Don't be afraid to reach out of help. Admitting "I don't know" and seeking help can avoid a costly mistake.
  5. Target your ideal property-- Do you want nicer homes (higher initial investment, lower risk) or "ugly horses" (lower purchase price, may need a total renovation).
  6. Go in with your eyes open-- Know the area you are targeting, and consider a professional home inspection.

Ready to take the next step? Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994 with Bayou Properties Realty today! Click

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Doug Rogers


Bayou Properties Realty LLC


Bayou Properties Realty LLC

301 Jackson Street, Suite 201

Alexandria La 71301

(318) 613-1994

 Equal opportunity housing. Doug Rogers is a licensed real estate broker in Louisiana




Comments (2)

Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Sage advice Doug! I've an investor client whom I met 14 years ago, he's a savvy investor, an older gentleman. When I first met him, he said something that I will never forget, "throw your hat and wherever it lands, buy it". 

Jun 15, 2016 05:07 AM
Doug Rogers
Bayou Properties - Alexandria, LA
Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent

Thanks Beth!

Jun 16, 2016 04:58 AM