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How Much Money Do You Need to Invest in Real Estate?

·4 min read
How Much Money Do You Need to Invest in Real Estate?

There are many reasons to invest in real estate from rental income to portfolio diversification. There are several ways to get a start in real estate investing without an enormous outlay of cash. First created in the 1960s to allow individual investors to participate in the commercial real estate market, the real estate investment trust (REIT) is one of the cheapest and easiest options (for as little as $1,000 depending on the type of REIT) for adding real estate to a portfolio.