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What are the specific objectives for real estate investment?
In addition to those general considerations, there are a number of more specific factors which may affect investor’s investment strategy:
(1)Occupancy
(2)Regular income
(3)Capital appreciation
(4)Portfolio accumulation
(5)Income tax shelters

26.Why is liquidity an important consideration for a potential real estate investor?
Real estate investment is less liquid than other investment forms in capital market, and it's expensive and time-consuming to cash a real estate investment. Therefore, liquidity of such an investment should be considered seriously for a potential investor if the investor might have a need to convert part or all of the invested capital back to cash on a short notice and in the near future.