Smart, diversified investors have been utilizing private real estate investing companies for years, and one reason is because the investment is much more self-directed and profitable than on Wall Street.

The real estate market is cyclical; however, it is only natural that prime investment opportunities (buy & hold, or fix & flip) exist in all market conditions. The Midwest typically experiences less volatile price swings than other areas of the country, with little fluctuation in highs and lows in the prices, with exception of the areas undergoing gentrification.

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
— Jim Rohn