Recent trends suggest that residential real estate investors are becoming increasingly focused on high-priced properties.
Looking at the price ranges of residential real estate investments from 2014 compared to 2015, we can see that fewer investors are looking at properties under a $40,000 price tag, while an increased amount of investors are looking at properties from $60,000 to $200,000 and beyond.
Saturated local markets and lower inventory levels are forcing investors to look for higher-priced deals and out of state investments.
In fact, looking at national residential real estate investor trends, we found an interesting correlation: the more investors are looking to spend on deals, the more they look for out of market investments. Looking at the top states for residential real estate investing in 2014 compared to 2015, there was a three percent increase in investors looking statewide and elsewhere. Florida, thanks in large part to Miami, continues to be the most popular state for those investing out of market.