Real Estate Investing and Financial Literacy

| March 2, 2020

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Taking financial literacy into consideration will assist in forming a clear understanding of personal finance, how to plan for the future, and to achieve one’s financial goals. While such knowledge could be conveyed in high school, or earlier, it seldom is. For those who wish to invest in real estate, being financially literate is crucial in being a successful investor. This often results in leaving people who lack the necasarry knowledge with the belief that they are incapable of qualifying for a home loan. The key is gaining an education in real estate. A homebuyer or investor who skips doing their homework can end up facing a costly situation that can result in further financial hardship. However, real estate is an industry that’s regulated by an extensive set of laws and ordinances so it’s better to start small and focus on a particular niche in order to avoid becoming overwhelmed.

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CBRE

CBRE (formerly CB Richard Ellis Group) is all about location, location, location -- not to mention ubicación, l'emplacement, posizione, and Standort. As the world's largest commercial real estate services companies by revenue, CBRE provides property and facilities management, leasing, brokerage, appraisal and valuation, asset management, financing, and market research services from more than 400 offices worldwide, and manages 1.5 billion sq. ft. of commercial space for third-party owners and occupants. Subsidiary Trammell Crow provides property development services for corporate and institutional clients, primarily in the US. CBRE Global Investors manages real estate investments for institutional clients.

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