- If you aren't buying a property that will be your primary residence, then you will need a minimum 20% down no matter what. Difficult with the current housing prices.
Alternative Real Estate Asset Options
Useful if you want to adjust your asset allocation more towards real estate, but you either don't have the available money to buy a property, or want something more flexible.
- Investing in Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs. These are like stocks that represent a share in a portfolio. There are two types: private and public.