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How to Profit From Real Estate: Ways 21 to 40

The list starts here: 100 Ways to Profit From Real Estate

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With titles linked to relevant resources, we continue with the next twenty ways to make money from real estate...

21. Buy an RV park - Renting sites to recreational vehicles, or "RVs," can be a great cash flow business if you fill your spots.

22. Sell real estate notes - You can either sell notes (mortgage loans and other contracts for which you receive payments) you already have to raise cash or buy and sell them for a profit.

23. Buy land and build a house - The most basic strategy of "spec builders," this is covered in the real estate course linked to at the bottom of the page.

24. Condo rentals - Cash flow can be good and there is also real potential for appreciation if you buy while prices are down.

25. Flip land - More specifically, buy small parcels for cash to get the best price and sell with easy financing to get the highest price.

26. Homes with extra lots - Buy a house, split off the extra lot and sell it, then sell the home or have better cash flow for the amount now invested - covered in the real estate investing course linked to below.

27. HUD homes - Though they're supposed to get a market price, these houses often sell cheap enough to make money on them, especially after a few repairs and improvements.

28. Basement conversions - I know an investor who bought a house and created a bedroom in the basement for $1,500 to bank a quick $10,000 profit on the resale - I cover this in the real estate course (see the resource section below).

29. Apartment buildings - Buy for cash flow, and if you also get price appreciation consider it a bonus.

30. Apartment building flipping - Large income properties sell based on net income, so buying cheap and raising the income in various ways can lead to a big profit.

31. Buy a cheaper home - If you sell your home and buy where houses are cheaper, you can pocket the difference and maybe even upgrade at the same time.

32. Create shared water frontage - Buy several homes, a piece of water frontage, and then attach a share to the title of each property to really boost the value when you sell.

33. Wholesale real estate - Get your cheap offers accepted and then assign them (sell for a profit) to investors who actually want to do the work on the properties.

34. Fixer upper mobile home investments - Buy mobiles that scare off most investors and make them livable again.

35. Sell water rights - Some residents in Colorado and other states get water "shares" with property (a right to use a certain amount of natural water), and these can be split off and sold separately.

36. Start a house staging business - Get paid to help others sell their homes for more by properly presenting them.

37. Buy lots to sell to homeowners - I did this once. There are sometimes empty lots in a town and the owners of adjacent homes would love to buy them but don't have the money. You buy for cash and sell at a higher price to them with nothing down and easy payments.

38. Split land - Buy larger parcels of land and split them into smaller ones to maximize profits when selling.

39. Buy unique properties - If you have a good feel for how much an "earthship" home should sell for, you can buy cheap and sell for a profit. Unique properties is one of the topics in 69 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate (link at bottom of this page).

40. Billboard real estate - Buy land, put up a billboard and rent that advertising space for great cash flow - also covered in the e-book 69 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate.

The list continues here: Methods 41 to 60


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