Chapter 6
Getting to Know the Local Market
In This Chapter
• Learning the local market area
• Gathering information
• Becoming an investor now
• Finding bargain properties
• Investing in neglected properties
It is time to take what you have learned and start applying it to the area where you are going to invest. Now you must learn everything you can about your local market. The more you know, the better your investments can and will be.
Each community has prime, and not so prime, investment opportunities waiting for you. It is up to you to find each, and invest in only those that make the most sense for you and your plans.
Do not overlook the information in this chapter. Your knowledge of your local area will be one of the most important keys ...

Get The Complete Idiot's Guide to Real Estate Investing Basics now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.