People have a belief that when it comes to Real Estate transacting, they need to find a steal or a deal to make it a success. Sure, when those dynamics present themselves, many jump on that occasion. Keep in mind there are people who invest that do this all the time and they are the ones that usually get the so called bargains first
STEALS & DEALS?
So everyone else turns to an auction or a foreclosure thinking they too will get a steal or a deal. NOT SO. In fact, be very careful here. Not everything that glitters is gold. Also, monies are not refundable either. Having experience here is mandatory
PROS DO THIS
Investors have crews that go out and fix properties so that they can re-sell them at a profit. This flipping of Real Estate is done by professionals. Some do it better than others and buyers would be well to hire a professional when considering any Real Estate purchase.
MOVE IN READY
You see repairs that have been done could have been done cheaply and will not hold up over time. Furthermore those homes that need repairs can be very costly to take on if you decide to do it. Instead of moving in and enjoying your purchase, you are having to make repairs or correct them. Not a good way to go now a days
TAKE YOUR TIME SHOPPING
Find something that you like and that you want to own for your own reasons. Then, begin a systematic assessment of what you are getting into and then get into it. The bargains are out there everywhere and all you need is a good set of eyes and ears and a competent team leader...your local Real Estate agent...