How to identify real estate hot spots and avoid real estate cod spots is the issue for all property investors. Real estate hot spots refer to certain defined geographic areas where, for a period of time, property investors can achieve supernormal capital gains. Real estate cold spots represent the opposite of the spectrum: property investments in these areas will result in less than market returns.
Kieran has spent many years specifically studying the property market and has found a number of key factors must be present for a hot spot or cold spot to emerge. He has also found that these factors apply regardless of the phase of the property cycle -- boom, slump, or recovery -- and geographic location.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2007