Traits of a perfect real estate investment

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Recently, my friend moved his New Jersey offices and shared with me how difficult it was trying to sell the property, which was ideal for his company but apparently not so perfect for potential buyers. So he decided to keep the building and rent it to small-space tenants who he found were eager tenants. Although he would have preferred to sell his office building, he became a "reluctant investor" because of a slow local market for his type of office property. After our enjoyable breakfast meeting, I started thinking about the pros and cons of various types of real estate investments, so I drew up a list of attributes of the "perfect real estate investment." What would be on your list? Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. Here are the 10 attributes on my list: (1) easy, affordable financing (leverage); (2) minimal property management time and headaches; (3) good appreciation in market value (profit potential); (4) income tax advantages; (5) ease of purchase and resale; (6) location within...