- Return on Investments
Real estate provides better returns than the stock market without much volatility. As we know the stock market is an investment with much volatility compared to real estate investment. We have all heard stories of how people have invested their fortunes on stocks and how the stock market has failed them.
- Risk of Loss is Minimized
Traditionally in real estate, compared to the stock market your risk of loss is minimized by the length of time you hold on to your property. When the market improves, so does the value of your home, and as a result, you build equity. The risk never changes in the stock market and there are numerous factors beyond your control that can negatively affect your investment.
- Control of Investments
Real estate like in any other city of the world either in Sydney or Lagos gives you more control of your investment because your property is a tangible asset which you can leverage on and capitalize on through numerous revenue streams, while enjoying capital appreciation.
There will always be value on your land, and value on your house. Other investments can leave you with no tangible asset value such as a stock which can dip to zero, or a new car which decreases in value over time. Having investment in a place like Lagos gives you numerous revenue stream and leads to appreciation of property. Real estate value will always appreciate over time, irrespective of the location of the property either in Lagos or London. The value of real estate can not be compared to the value of a luxury item, a car or a stock.
Real estate investment can not be over emphasized and one sure thing is real estate will always be a great investment in the life of your children and unborn generation. Your kids will always benefit from your investment. Sure, you can do this with shareholdings too, but it’s riskier and not as solid compared to a well-positioned property that increases in value over time.
History continues to prove that the longer you hold onto your real estate, the more money you will make.
Once inquired from a financial analyst about investment, especially real estate investment and in a developing city as Lagos, he spoke about the importance of diversification which real estate is a great way to diversify your portfolio. When you diversify your portfolio, you spread out the risk. Real estate will always serve as a safe tangible asset to mitigate the risk in your portfolio. Many have amassed wealth just by investing in real estate.
- Cash Flow
Furthermore, real estate investing comes with much cash flow benefits. Here in a Lagos it’s comes with much cash flow benefits, when you put up your property for lease or rent. An investment in real estate is not only a safe financial investment, it is also an investment that can provide years of fun, happiness and priceless memories that will last a lifetime.
Finally, we have examined reasons why real estate is a great investment. Reasons such as excellent rate on returns, amazing tax advantages, increase in cash flow and many more.
As we all know, a lot of development is on going on the Ajah axis of the Lekkki-Epe expressway and in the Ibeju Lekki axis where you can invest in a safe and relatively affordable properties with huge investment opportunities. Click here to know more on how to invest in Lagos properties.