Investment Property in Lijiang

Investment Real Estate in Lijiang

Investment Property in Lijiang
Investment Property in Lijiang

Lijiang 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 Lijiang.

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Lijiang (Chinese: 丽江), also known as Likiang, is a prefecture-level city in the northwest of Yunnan Province, China. It has an area of 21,219 square kilometres (8,193 sq mi) and had a population of 1,253,878 at the 2020 census whom 288,787 lived in the built-up area (metro) made of Gucheng District. Lijiang is famous for its UNESCO Heritage Site, the Old Town of Lijiang, which contains a mixture of different historical architecture styles and a complex, ancient water-supply system.

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The financial stability of Lijiang 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 Lijiang


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


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


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Lijiang and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Lijiang location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Lijiang metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Lijiang.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Lijiang 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 Lijiang

Flipping property in Lijiang


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Lijiang 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 Lijiang market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Lijiang


Investment property flipping in Lijiang 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 Lijiang real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Lijiang real estate.


What is distressed Lijiang property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Lijiang investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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