The most significant limitation with real estate investing is the lie that anyone can do it. Homeownership is out of reach for millions of Americans.
Many of the people extolling the virtues of real estate investing have help from parents or grandparents
The old adage it takes money to make money is true. Access to cash for 20% down payments is just the beginning
Without a property manager, you have to do everything yourself, from finding tenants, collecting rent, coordinating repairs, and, if needed, working through the eviction process
No property has a 100% tenancy rate, meaning you will have months without renters if you’re a landlord. The bills don’t stop coming when you don’t have a tenant to help you pay them