Growing up, I remember hearing the story of Jack and the beanstalk. The story begins with Jack, a poor farmer, investing his money in a bag of magic beans. No one believed him that the beans were magic, and it wasn’t until he climbed a beanstalk, fought a giant and chopped down the aforementioned beanstalk did his investment really pay off. Our experience in investment property financing has taught us that real estate investment is a lot like that. It will be adventurous, scary, frustrating, and so much more…but the return can be like getting a goose that lays financially golden eggs.
But before you go counting chickens before they hatch, here are five frustrating things about real estate investing that you need to consider for this financial journey: