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The Real Estate Dilemma: Funds vs. Physical Property

The Top Reasons Why Investing in Physical Real Estate Through a Syndicator is the Way to Go

Are you investing in real estate funds or REITs and wondering if there's a better way? Many people believe that investing in funds is an easier and more cost-effective way to own real estate, but the truth is that owning a physical piece of property has many benefits that funds simply can't match. In this blog, we'll explore the top reasons why investing in physical real estate through a syndicator or investor is the way to go. From higher returns to greater control over your investment, we'll show you why owning a piece of the pie is better than owning a slice.

Section 1: Control and Flexibility

Investing in physical real estate through a syndicator rather than in a fund gives you even more control, and it's all up to your preference. You can make it as passive as you want, but still get regular updates through email on the property's progress from the syndicator. You can choose the property, potentially vote on management and improvement decisions, and align them with your personal investment goals and timeline. The control and flexibility that come with investing in physical real estate are some of the biggest advantages. Unlike investing in a fund, where you relinquish control to a third party, investing with a syndicator puts you in charge of your investment. This level of control makes investing in physical real estate a smart choice for those who want to know what they are choosing to invest in.

Section 2: Higher Returns

In addition to greater control, physical real estate investments also offer the potential for higher returns. While funds may provide consistent returns over time, physical real estate can provide much higher returns in the short term. Syndicators and investors typically look for properties with high potential for appreciation, allowing you to benefit from both rental income and the increased value of the property over time. Plus, unlike funds that pay out dividends, physical real estate investments can offer significant tax benefits that can help increase your overall returns.

Section 3: Diversification

Many people believe that investing in funds is a more diversified approach to real estate investing, but the truth is that owning physical properties can be just as diversified. With a syndicator or investor, you can invest in a variety of properties in different locations, allowing you to spread your risk and benefit from a wider range of market conditions. Plus, by investing in physical properties, you can also diversify your portfolio beyond the stock exchanges, providing a more well-rounded investment approach.

Section 4: Personal Satisfaction and Connection

Investing in physical real estate can offer a unique sense of personal satisfaction and connection that funds cannot replicate. Unlike investing in a fund, owning physical real estate allows you to establish a direct connection to the properties themselves. This connection can provide a greater sense of purpose and satisfaction in your investments, as you can invest in properties that align with your personal values and preferences. By working with a syndicator or real estate investor, you can establish a personal connection with them, getting to know them through phone calls and emails, and receiving regular updates on the property's progress. This personal touch adds to the fulfillment of your investment experience, making it more meaningful and rewarding.

Reach out!

If you're ready to take your real estate investing to the next level, consider investing in physical properties through a syndicator or investor. At Elevation Equities, we specialize in providing opportunities for investors to own a piece of the pie in real estate syndications. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your investment goals.

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By Eric Johnson, Full Time Investor & Co-Founder of Elevation Equities

Please note that the information provided in this blog should not be taken as financial advice. It is simply the personal opinions and experiences of the author and is not a substitute for professional financial advice from a licensed financial advisor. Before making any investment decisions, it is important to conduct thorough research, understand your personal financial goals, and consult with a financial professional.


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