Commercial real estate (CRE) is typically seen as a long-term investment. Even when the cost of purchasing an item or owning a section or fraction of a property is included, it is still a considerable sum that cannot be overlooked. Given that real estate is a very illiquid investment, care must be taken to ensure that no unexplained obligations arise when entering or exiting a real estate transaction. Thus, time is important in CRE investments, just as it is in any other type of investment. Timing your CRE investments allows you to attain greater diversification in your portfolio without the fear of missing out on a particular opportunity completely.
You’ve probably heard that real estate investments are a great way to make money. But, if you’re like most people, you may feel hesitant about putting your cash into commercial real estate. The good news is that there are plenty of opportunities for investors out there in the commercial real estate market, even if they aren’t right in front of our eyes. In this article, we’ll cover why it’s important to time your investment decisions correctly and how to do so by learning the market cycles: what happens when they change over time?