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Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Eight Strategies for Surviving a Real Estate Meltdown

Business 2.0 Magazine did a story about eight different ways to make money in real estate no matter if there is a bubble about to burst or not:


  1. Move a Cheap House to a Nice Lot
    Minimum Investment: Less Than $50,000

  2. Hedge the Value of Your House - using a new kind of home insurance
    Minimum Investment: Less Than $50,000

  3. Do a Tax-Free Equity Swap - called a tenants-in-common investment swap or TIC
    Minimum Investment: $250,000

  4. Maximize Downtown Real Estate
    Minimum Investment: $100 million

  5. Start a Self-Storage Business
    Minimum Investment: $200,000

  6. Become a Foreclosure Shark
    Minimum Investment: $50,000

  7. Buy a New Home in a Job-Rich Region (Phoenix, Sacramento, Southern California, Tampa, or Washington, D.C.)
    Minimum Investment: $200,000

  8. Build High-End Prefab Homes
    Minimum Investment: $300,000

links:
8 Ways to Cash in on Real Estate, No Matter Where the Market Goes [Business 2.0]
Real Estate Bubble Watch [TJN]

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