What is Real Estate Investment?

Real estate investing is a broad category of operating, investing, and financial activities centered around making money from tangible property or cash flows somehow tied to a tangible property.

  1. Real Estate Appreciation
  2. Cash Flow Income (Rent)
  3. Real Estate Related Income
  4. Ancillary Real Estate Investment Income

Real estate investing occurs when the investor, also known as the landlord, acquires a piece of tangible property, whether that’s raw farmland, land with a house on it, land with an office building on it, land with an industrial warehouse on it, or an apartment.