Investing in real estate can be both profitable and enjoyable. Whether you are hand-picking your primary residence or investing in a speculative or rental property, a lot of money can be made by astute investors. However, as with any investment, there are plenty of risks involved in buying real estate.
As of mid-March 2021, there are many macro- and microeconomic factors in play that could make buying real estate a risky endeavor. Beyond these near-term question marks, there are some long-term, inherent risks to buying real estate that may give some investors pause. Before you take the plunge into the real estate game, consider whether these 10 factors outweigh the potential upside you may see in your purchase.
Last updated: March 19, 2021