Investing in rental properties is a great way to build wealth over time and gain stable monthly cash flow. Appreciation enables investors to sell their rentals years later for substantially larger prices. Also, strategic investors will charge more rent than their monthly expenses, which provides a steady income stream, while covering the costs of a property.
Buy and hold investing is seen as less risky than other investment strategies such as fix and flip investing or wholesaling properties and can be a great way to build wealth and stable income over time. Additionally, unlike fix and flip or wholesaling, buy and hold investors are able to obtain long-term financing with competitive terms.
This comes down to investor preference. Some investors will hold onto their properties long-term and are interested in playing the long game in building wealth. We’ve coined these investors as permanent rental investors. On the other hand, transitional rental investors want the flexibility to sell their properties in the foreseeable future, often determined by market conditions.
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