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Real estate is considered to be the most lucrative forms of investment today. But don’t get carried away; it is also one of the most risky investments owing to the shaky markets. So it is better to know the mistakes involved in real estate investment and hence one should avoid them as one is investing hard earned money.

  1. One should never invest the money into something without knowing its returns. One need to know what is being bought and what is expected out of it. This is where the market analysis comes into perspective.

  2. Many a times investors are lured by real estate investment. They look for short term benefits and are doomed on long term plans. Hence one should look for long term by deciding the goals and making concrete plans. Look for long term and not just tomorrow.

  3. One cannot handle the real estate investment issues single-handedly. It requires a team of professionals for assistance in various deals.

  4. When one buys a home or a property then many of them are tempted to sell it quickly because of mortgage payments. But it is advised to hang on a property due to tax benefits, equity and added gains.

  5. One must avoid excess payments. Some of the investors load all that they have in a single property which leaves them with no money to redeem themselves.

  6. Making good contacts can help in the long run. One must avoid dependence on just books and friends for real estate knowledge. Internet can be effectively used to keep you updated about the deals.

  7. There are some people who try a lot in finding the right property. They spend a lot of time, and work hard in finding the property. Hence they are emotionally attached to the property. This will make them pay more for the property.

  8. One should be patient in real estate investments. One should remember that the investment works on a long term strategy and hence, expecting every day returns is not going to happen.

  9. One should have multiple options. This helps one to be prepared against the market fluctuations. Hence having alternate plans helps to cut down the losses.

  10. When it comes it to investments, it is not necessary that one will make a profit every time. It is not a win-win situation every time. Hence, one should focus on long term.