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According to a 2017 National Association of REALTORS® survey, 19% of all real estate transactions in the United States were investment properties. These investors were seeking increased income through rentals and increased equity in the long haul. Great investments are all around; you just have to know what to look for. So what should you consider when looking for an investment property?

1) Know Your Market

A "good deal" doesn't mean much if a house won't rent well. On the Emerald Coast, most investors focus on short-term or vacation rental properties. These typically earn more money, especially in the summer months.  So ask yourself: If I was going on vacation, what would I want in the place I stayed? Your answers would most likely include a pool, walking distance to the beach, good amenities, close to restaurants and shopping, and the ability to sleep the whole family. 

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The properties displayed may not be all of the properties in the MLS's database, or all of the properties listed with Brokers participating in the cooperative data exchange program. Properties listed by Brokers other than this Broker are marked with either the listing Broker's logo or name or the MLS name or a logo provided by the MLS. Detailed information about such properties includes the name of the listing Brokers. Information provided is thought to be reliable but is not guaranteed to be accurate; you are advised to verify facts that are important to you. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the data herein, or for their use or interpretation by the user. The Florida Association of REALTORS® and its cooperating MLSs do not create, control or review the property data displayed herein and take no responsibility for the content of such records. Data last updated August 19, 2018