1. Buy and hold: Purchase properties with the intention of holding onto them for long-term appreciation and earning rental income.
2. House flipping: Buy distressed properties at a lower price, renovate them, and sell them quickly for a profit.
3. Rental properties: Acquire properties specifically for rental purposes, earning consistent income from tenants.
4. REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts): Invest in publicly traded companies that own and manage income-generating real estate, allowing for easy diversification and liquidity.
5. Real estate crowdfunding: Pool funds with other investors to collectively invest in large-scale real estate projects or properties.
6. Wholesaling: Act as an intermediary between buyers and sellers, finding attractive deals and assigning your contract to another investor for a fee.
7. Lease options: Offer potential buyers the option to lease a property with the opportunity to purchase it at a later date, securing monthly rental income with a potential sale in the future.
8. Vacation rentals: Buy properties in desirable tourist locations and rent them out as vacation accommodations for short-term stays.
9. Mortgage notes: Invest in mortgage notes, allowing you to earn regular income without the hassle of property ownership.
10. Commercial real estate: Invest in office buildings, shopping centers, or industrial properties, where tenant leases typically have longer terms and higher rental incomes.