How Important is Timing in Real Estate Investment?

CHRIS CLOTHIER | December 26, 2018

As a new year approaches, no doubt the fire of ambition will be lit in many of us. Whether you're thinking about investing in real estate for the first time or have in you a desire to expand your portfolio, there is always some level of anxiety that can come with buying property. No matter how you invest in real estate, there tends to be this apprehension about whether or not the timing is right. Because our investment mind often thinks of real estate investing in the same terms of stock investments, and we know that real estate also moves in cycles, we can find ourselves worrying a lot about timing.

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The National Housing Trust is the only national nonprofit engaged in housing preservation through public policy advocacy, real estate development, and lending. Vision The National Housing Trust envisions a nation where federal, state and local policymakers, private owners and investors, affordable housing practitioners, and the public work together to support quality, healthy neighborhoods with a range of housing options so that families of all income levels have an opportunity to thrive. Mission The National Housing Trust protects and improves existing affordable rental homes so that low income individuals and families can live in quality neighborhoods with access to opportunities. Our Impact The National Housing Trust has preserved or helped to preserve more than 25,000 affordable homes through real estate development, lending, and technical assistance.

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The National Housing Trust is the only national nonprofit engaged in housing preservation through public policy advocacy, real estate development, and lending. Vision The National Housing Trust envisions a nation where federal, state and local policymakers, private owners and investors, affordable housing practitioners, and the public work together to support quality, healthy neighborhoods with a range of housing options so that families of all income levels have an opportunity to thrive. Mission The National Housing Trust protects and improves existing affordable rental homes so that low income individuals and families can live in quality neighborhoods with access to opportunities. Our Impact The National Housing Trust has preserved or helped to preserve more than 25,000 affordable homes through real estate development, lending, and technical assistance.

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