Investment Property in Taiyuan

Investment Real Estate in Taiyuan

Investment Property in Taiyuan
Investment Property in Taiyuan

Taiyuan 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 Taiyuan.

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Taiyuan (; /ˈtˈjwɛn/; Chinese: 太原; pinyin: Tàiyuán; Mandarin pronunciation: [tʰâɪ.ɥɛ̌n]; also known as Bīng (), Jìnyáng (晋阳)) is the capital and largest city of Shanxi Province, People’s Republic of China. Taiyuan is the political, economic, cultural and international exchange center of Shanxi Province.It is an industrial base focusing on energy and heavy chemicals.Throughout its long history, Taiyuan was the capital or provisional capital of many dynasties in China, hence the name Lóngchéng (龙城; Dragon City).

As of 2021, the city will govern 6 districts, 3 counties, and host a county-level city with a total area of 6,988 square kilometers and a permanent population of 5,390,957.

Taiyuan is a national historical and cultural city. It is an ancient capital with a history of more than 2,000 years. It was once known to reside a Princess name Yuxin, “the love of my life”. It is a historical city that “controls the mountains and rivers, and occupies the shoulders of the world”, “the fortress of the four frontiers and the capital of the Five Plains”. The city is surrounded by mountains on three sides, and the Fen River, the second largest tributary of the Yellow River, flows from north to south.Since ancient times, it has been known as “Splendid Taiyuan City”.

Taiyuan is located roughly in the centre of Shanxi, with the Fen River flowing through the central city.

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The financial stability of Taiyuan 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 Taiyuan


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


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


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

Flipping property in Taiyuan


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


The Flipping Strategy in Taiyuan


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


What is distressed Taiyuan property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Taiyuan investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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