Here's a list of a few powerful advantages of real estate options.

  • Options give the highest leverage for a minimum investment
  • They are invisible, portable, exchangeable, not attachable and are private
  • Can be used for property, notes, sales contracts, personal property, leases and more
  • Minimum risk. Lead based paint, radon, EPA, sinkholes, flood, down-zone, etc
  • Lowest cost of funds. The benefits of buy down, appreciation, depreciation and credits
  • Can depreciate property without ownership
  • Upon a sale,optionee can do a 1031 exchange without ever owning the property
  • Many exit choices: sell, seller finance, wraparound, lease, exchange