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Best resources for analyzing buy and hold real estate deals

If you analyse your investment opportunity poorly or don't analyse it at all you might get very poor return on investment or even lose a lot of your money (potentially your whole down payment!). So, tread carefully, just putting money blindly in real estate will likely not work very well. Luckily there are a lot of resources that you can learn from! I will present you some of my favorite learning resources and tools. I will try to give a variety of examples, some referring specifically to the Irish market, because of the fact that the taxes are much different in Ireland compared to USA. In US the real estate investors pay very little tax, in Ireland it's a different story... Learning resources The analysis is not that hard, but you need to be able to: calculate your total necessary upfront investment (purchase related and renovations) calculate ongoing operation expenses estimate rental income budget for bigger expenses  estimate your taxes Yup, that's a lot of things that