Investment Strategy #6: Commercial Property


Did you know McDonalds isn't in the hamburger business? Most people see McDonalds as place to get fast food and break teenagers into the world of minimum wage burger flipping. That's not the case. McDonalds is in the real estate business. McDonalds may make some money on happy meals, but the company itself makes most of it's money buying land and leasing it out to their franchisees.

Any group of multiple housing units or business buildings is considered commercial property, such as apartment complexes, malls, and business centers. This is often what experienced and wealthy investors will get into after they've tried their hand at residential real estate and are tired of getting calls at midnight when a toilet is clogged.

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