Investment Property in Shishou

Investment Real Estate in Shishou

Investment Property in Shishou
Investment Property in Shishou

Shishou 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 Shishou.

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Shishou ([ʂɨ̌.ʂòʊ]; Chinese: 石首) is a county-level city under the administration of the prefectural-level city Jingzhou, in the south of Hubei province, near its border with Hunan province, and is located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The Swan Islet Wetland of the Yangtze River in this area is the world’s largest national natural reserve both for wild elks(Milu, or David Deer) and for Chinese river dolphins (finless porpoises). The Shishou City National Baiji Reserve for Chinese river dolphins is nearby. It shares its name with a stream flowing into the Yangtze River. In addition, the area enjoys convenient transportation, with an hour’s drive from Yueyang East Railway Station on the Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed railway line (90 kilometers (56 mi) of expressway), and 70 kilometers (43 mi) from Jingzhou Railway Station on the Shanghai-Wuhan-Chengdu high-speed railway line. Moreover, Shishou boasts a diversified landscape, including mountains, hills, lakes, rivers, terraces and plains, as well as abundant resources such as rice, cotton, oil plants, eggs, fish, and lotus roots.

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The financial stability of Shishou 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 Shishou


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


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


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

Flipping property in Shishou


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


The Flipping Strategy in Shishou


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


What is distressed Shishou property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Shishou investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


Property Secured Investments is a Private Equity fund that invests in Shishou and many other towns and cities across Europe. The fund is only available to Sophisticated Investors and closed to United States Citizens. While this is not an offer or promotion of the fund, more information can be found at the website

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