Investment Property in Laohekou

Investment Real Estate in Laohekou

Investment Property in Laohekou
Investment Property in Laohekou

Laohekou property investment can be a worthwhile venture if you are selective with the areas you choose to invest in. If not, you could find that your investment suffers due to low rental yields, dwindling demand, and slow property price growth in many parts of Laohekou.

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Laohekou (Chinese: 老河口; pinyin: Lǎohékǒu; lit. ‘old river mouth’) is a county-level city in the northwest of Hubei province, People’s Republic of China. It is located on the Han River (Hanshui), near the Henan border.

The entire county-level city has an area of 1,032 square kilometres (398 sq mi) and a population of 490,000 (2002). It falls under the jurisdiction of Xiangyang City. The area includes the city of Laohekou proper, which has an area of 27 square kilometres (10 sq mi).

Before the Communist Revolution, the city was the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Laohekou.

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The financial stability of Laohekou has translated into a real estate market that rewards forward planning and a willingness to look beyond areas of traditional affluence.


Buy to Rent in Laohekou


Renting out your Laohekou buy-to-rent investment property can grow wealth and income.


Whatever your goals with investment property in Laohekouare – preparation is key:


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Laohekou and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Laohekou location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Laohekou metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Laohekou.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Laohekou appeals to professionals. This is a demographic that ensures maximum income and low voids.
  • Finding and vetting suitable tenants is a job ideally left to the professionals. Working with an established letting agent with local knowledge and experience of property legislation will give you the best chance of success.

Flipping Investment Property in Laohekou

Flipping property in Laohekou


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Laohekou property below market value, renovate it and then make a profit by selling it at a higher price, all within a few months, and often before the Laohekou market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Laohekou


Investment property flipping in Laohekou is a simple strategy. You find a property that is in need of renovation from our list and purchase it for a low price. These type of Laohekou real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Laohekou real estate.


What is distressed Laohekou property:


  • Laohekou property in need of renovation
  • Laohekou real estate with a change of puropose and use
  • Oversold Laohekou property
  • Bank repossessions in Laohekou


Put simply, long term investors in Laohekou purchase the property, renovate it and make it a lot more attractive to potential buyers.


Calculate profit that you make from Laohekou investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

Laohekou property purchase price: $220,000

Renovation costs: $20,000

Other costs: $25,000

Property sale price: $400,000

Profit: $135,000


Experienced property developers in Laohekou use a minimum profit value of 22% when looking at potential Laohekou projects. The reason for this is because there are lots that can go wrong in Laohekou property flipping and working on a potential margin of 22% should still leave a good margin of error.


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