How To Be A Self-Made Real Estate Millionaire As A Youth

Why investing in real estate as a youth will make you rich. You have heard most successful entrepreneurs are real estate investors.

If you have been following youths4success for a while, you would have noticed we always discussed why having a 9 to 5 job will not make you rich as a youth.

You fantasized about becoming a millionaire and living your best life ever, so why not live the millionaire lifestyle?

Investing in real estate is another juicy tip to becoming a millionaire. In today’s article, we will be teaching about how to become rich by investing in real estate.

What Is A Real Estate Business?

A real estate business is a type of business entity that deals with the buying, selling, management, and investment of land and buildings.

According to Wikipedia, “Real estate business is the profession of buying, selling, or renting real estate (land, buildings, or housing).”

Real estate consists of land, including buildings and any natural resources within the property boundaries. Therefore, it can be categorized into four types; land, residential, commercial, and industrial. 

Now let’s take a look at how the above categories fall under a real estate entity.

  • Land: This includes few or vacant land, farmlands, and reclaimed sites.
  • Residential:  This includes structures for domestic residences such as single-family homes, villas, townhouses, mobile homes, and vacation rentals.
  • Commercial: This has facilities used to produce income, such as offices, stores, hotels, services, and other businesses.
  • Industrial: This includes structures used in manufacturing, such as factories, warehouses, and research centers. 

How Does The Real Estate Business Work

The real estate business is a multibillion industry in the world. Before coming to how the real estate business works, I trust you already know that it requires buying and selling of houses. Well, that is what real estate is all about, but there is more to it.

It also involves the flipping of houses; you can purchase a home, make some improvements, and then sell it for a higher price.

Now below are the breakdown of how the real estate business works:

1. We have what we called real estate brokers. They help homeowners, businesses, and investors buy and sell all the four kinds of real estate properties I listed above.

2. Again, we have a sellers’ agent that assists in discussion with the buyer, helping you get the highest price possible in the market.

3. A buyers’ agent will find a home that matches a home purchaser’s critical criteria and compare the costs ( performing comps). The buyers’ agents negotiate for you, pointing out why the vendor should accept a lower price. 

Why You Should Start Investing In Real Estate?

Investing in real estate is an excellent way to become a millionaire if you take the time to educate yourself about the process and get more investment returns.

Real estate investing has become the secret source of most millionaires, including former U.S president Donald Trump. I know so many people who have become billionaires through real estate investment.

Is Real Estate A Good Investment For You?

Real estate is one of the best investments to make you a millionaire. It is the gateway to accumulating wealth and retiring at an early stage.

There is nothing wrong with investing in real estate as a youth, but you need to learn more about investments and more significantly about real estate properties.

Many people have a negative belief about rental properties and the real estate business model.

They have captivated the lies in their hearts and have become an obstacle to many people’s success when investing in the real estate in industry. Therefore, you have to do your research and know the properties to go for.

How To Invest In Real Estate As A Youth

Before we come to how to invest in real estate as a youth, I would like to ask you a few questions below:

  • Are you staying in a rented house or apartment?
  • How long have you been renting houses?
  • How much does your landlord charge every month?
  • Do you like to be a landlord in the future?

The issue is that many new investors don’t know where or how to invest in real estate. Therefore below are the best ways to invest in real estate investments as a youth and become a millionaire.

Real Estate Investment Groups

Take advantage of real estate investment groups to limit the cost of buying a property. Real estate investment groups (REIGs) are almost like mutual fund that invests in rental properties.

A company buys or builds a set of apartment blocks or villas, allowing investors to purchase them through the company, whereby joining the group.

Buy And Hold Houses

Buying a house and rent is another way to become a millionaire. It is the best way to generate a passive income and accumulate incredible massive wealth.

Suppose you could purchase a house during a buyer’s market and sell or rent it out during a seller’s market. It will give you a potential return on your investment.

Now it’s your turn

Finally, becoming a self-made millionaire requires tremendous effort and ambitions. Investing in real estate as a youth can be a terrific investment model that will help you retire at an early stage.

However, investing is not a get-rich-quick scheme. It takes time and a lot of learning curve to make a good fortune out of it.

Read millionaire books that will give you the best investment advice. The sooner you get started investing in real estate, the easier it will become for you, and the earlier you retire.

Disclaimer: This article is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances.

It is not a substitute for professional advice or help and should not be relied on to decide. Any action you take upon the information presented in this article is strictly at your own risk and responsibility!

Gideon Awuah

Gideon is an Entrepreneur who runs several online businesses. He is a blogger, online marketer and computer geek. While working as a solopreneur for about 2 years, his passion for online marketing started growing.

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