The Investor Sentiment - Equity and investments forum for Sri Lankans
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Should CSE be like this? Whose FAULT is it?
Today at 6:36 pm by serene

» Debenture issues
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:34 pm by Danidu

» Quick Checklist for Selecting a Stock
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:42 am by slstock

» Dividend Announcement
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:06 am by Rana

» Hello and CSE ?
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:05 am by slstock

» Films - To Watch List
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:15 am by yellow knife

» කොටස් වෙළෙඳපොළේ ආයෝජනයේ දී දේශපාලන සබඳතා අනාවරණය අනිවාර්යයි
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:02 pm by spw19721

» ගුහාවේ සිරවී සිටින දරුවන් පිටතට ගෙන්න මාස 04 ක් ගතවෙන ලකුණු
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:43 am by serene

» කොළඹ කොටස් තවමත් අවුරුදු 8 කට කලින් තිබුණු තැනමයි
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:37 am by serene

» 2018 ජූනි මාසයේ ඩොලර් මිලියන 434.53 කින් දී සංචිත වැඩි වුණේ මෙහෙමයි
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:00 pm by Ethical Trader

» නිවාඩුවට රට යනවාටත් බද්දක්. සියලු වාහන හිමියන් බදු ගෙවිය යුතුයි – දේශීය ආදායම් කොමසාරිස්
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:49 pm by Ethical Trader

» අනං මනං! #/+?.<>
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:14 pm by yellow knife

» අටවන වරටත් ශ‍්‍රී ලංකාවේ හොඳම බැංකුව ලෙස ෆයිනෑන්ස් ඒෂියා කොමර්ෂල් බැංකුව තෝරාගනී July, 7, 2018
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:53 am by nihal123

» ETI මිල දී ගන්නේ සිංගප්පූරු – ශ්‍රී ලංකා හවුල් සමාගමක්
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:57 am by serene

» සුළු හා මධ්‍ය පරිමාණ ව්‍යවසායකයින් වෙනුවෙන් කොළඹ කොටස් වෙළෙඳපොළේ EMPOWER පුවරුව දියත් කෙරේ
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:26 pm by Ethical Trader

» Sri raises fuel prices, future revisions weekly
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:35 pm by Ethical Trader

» Sri Lanka holds rates, amid external jitters
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:35 am by Ethical Trader

» Sri Lanka rupee weakens, stocks gain 1.22-pct
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:34 am by Ethical Trader

» Sri Lanka's SMEs get chance to raise equity on liberalized board
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:07 am by The Invisible

» Yahoo බිඳ වැටෙයි
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:42 pm by Ethical Trader

» මුල් මාස 06 දී ලක්ෂ 11 ½ ක සංචාරකයින් ඇවිත්
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:41 pm by Ethical Trader

» ධම්මික ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මුල් වරට Artificial Intelligence යොදා ගත් අධ්‍යක්ෂ මණ්ඩල රැස්වීමක් කැඳවයි
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:01 am by serene

» තව වසර 3 කින් කොළඹ ඒක පුද්ගල ආදායම ඩොලර් 12,650 යි
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:39 pm by Ethical Trader

» රාජපක්ෂ ආධාරකරුවන් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ මාධ්‍යවේදීන් බියවැද්දීම වැරදියි - New York Times
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:32 pm by Ethical Trader

» කොමර්ෂල් බැංකුවට නව කළමනාකාර අධ්‍යක්ෂවරයෙකු සහ ප‍්‍රධාන මෙහෙයුම් නිලධාරියෙකු පත්කෙරේ
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:27 pm by Ethical Trader

» Sri Lanka's ETI Finance able to settle small depositors if liquidated
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:30 pm by Ethical Trader

» Cartoon of the day...
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:10 pm by pee ratio

» උදයංග වීරතුංගට "ස්වේච්ඡාවෙන් ගමන් යන්න බැහැ"
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:19 pm by Ethical Trader

» Sri Lanka s state hotel sales to go ahead next month: Finance Minister
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:14 pm by Ethical Trader

» මාස 02 කදී කොටස් වෙළෙඳපොළ සියයට 4 කින් කඩා වැටිලා
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:59 pm by Ethical Trader

» කොටස් වෙළෙඳපොළේ ආයෝජන ඉවත් කර ගැනීමට ජාතික ඉතිරිකිරීමේ බැංකුව යෝජනා කැඳවයි
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:14 am by Ethical Trader

» සුරන්ගනීට මාලු ගෙනාවා - FIFA - Russia - 2018
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:29 am by Ethical Trader

» Enterprise Sri Lanka to give extra credit support for women, disabled soldiers
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:42 pm by sashimaal

» HUNA.N0000
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:42 am by pjrngroup

» 2018 මැයි මස උද්ධමනය සියයට 2.1 ක් දක්වා ඉහළට
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:31 am by Ethical Trader

» Laughter the Best Medicine
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:11 pm by nihal123

» Sri Lanka is recovering, Central Bank threat looms: Bellwether
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:20 am by The Invisible

» Sri Lanka's new forex law gets IMF thumps up
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:16 am by The Invisible

» EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:14 am by The Invisible

» Top monk asks Sri Lanka’s ex-defence chief to return as ‘Hitler’
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:12 am by The Invisible

» May inflation at 2.1%
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:06 am by sashimaal

»  මෙරට විශාලම ආයෝජනය වන හම්බන්තොට වරායේ අවසන් ආයෝජන මුදල වරාය අතට බාර දෙයි
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:59 pm by Ethical Trader

» CCS.N0000 ( Ceylon Cold Stores)
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:56 pm by Ethical Trader

» HHL.N0000 ( Hemas Holdings PLC)
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:48 pm by Ethical Trader

» රුපියල තවදුරටත් පාවීමට ඉඩහැරිය යුතුයි - ජාත්‍යන්තර මූල්‍ය අරමුදල
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:46 am by serene

» රජයේ සුරැකුම්වලින් රුපියල් බිලියන 2.7 ක විදෙස් ආයෝජන සතියක් තුළ දී ඉවතට
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:11 am by serene

» ඩොලර් බිලියන 10 යි – මහ බැංකුව ඉතිහාසයේ වැඩිම විදේශ විනිමය සංචිතය ගොඩනගයි
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:23 am by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා

» කිම් - ට්‍රම්ප් හමුව: දෙරටේ නායකයෝ සාකච්ඡා අරඹති
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:55 am by Ethical Trader

» DOCK.N0000 (COLOMBO DOCKYARD PLC)
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:20 am by spw19721

» TPL.N0000 (TALAWAKALE PLANTATIONS )
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:17 am by lanka

July 2018
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

Calendar Calendar

Disclaimer


Information posted in this forum are entirely of the respective members' personal views. The views posted on this open online forum of contributors do not constitute a recommendation buy or sell. The site nor the connected parties will be responsible for the posts posted on the forum and will take best possible action to remove any unlawful or inappropriate posts.
All rights to articles of value authored by members posted on the forum belong to the respective authors. Re-using without the consent of the authors is prohibited. Due credit with links to original source should be given when quoting content from the forum.
This is an educational portal and not one that gives recommendations. Please obtain investment advises from a Registered Investment Advisor through a stock broker

Should you invest in a rental property?

Go down

Should you invest in a rental property?

Post by Sriranga on Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:48 am

The rental market in Colombo and its suburbs, including Malabe, Battaramulla and Wattala, is growing, as property prices increase. With property prices on the rise, owners in Colombo are in a fortunate position. They can either sell their home with a very high profit margin or simply rent it out to earn short or long-term return on investment (ROI).

With the country’s real estate market booming, property owners have two main options when it comes to making money from their property: sell for a high return on investment and invest in another property, or rent out the property to make money from the rental market. This gives house-hunters the opportunity to retain their investment, while the property of the value can increase over time.

The most popular locations for renters in Colombo are: Colombo 06, 09, 10, 13, 14 and 15. Major commercial real estate or luxury property developers have not yet begun construction in these areas. However, the government is implementing several infrastructure projects to improve the commute from these residential areas to commercial areas, such as Colombo 01, 02, 03 and 04. Consequently, the number of people looking for high-quality, yet affordable rental properties is only expected to increase.

To rent a mid-range house in secondary Colombo would cost between Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 65,000 per month. This is an affordable amount for new professionals, managers and newlyweds, looking for property to rent. By renting out their property at an affordable price, homeowners are likely to retain long-term tenants, and slowly profit from their investment.

Hugh van der Kolff, Managing Director of Lamudi Sri Lanka, commented: "Buying a home in secondary Colombo would cost an average of Rs. 10 million. Based on the location, investing in a rental property here will likely result in a strong return on investment over time, particularly as property prices increase in the long-term.

"To yield a higher ROI, buyers can rent out their property and sell at a later date, once the value of the property has increased, and the economy has strengthened."

Most homeowners in Central Colombo, including those in Colombo 03, 04 and 05, are able to rent their properties for approximately Rs. 65,000 to Rs. 180,000 per month, depending on the size, facilities, and location. In this price bracket, renters are likely to be high-earning nationals, or expatriates, working in Sri Lanka, and often looking for longer-term rental options. This gives buyers a comfortable, reliable income from the property’s rent over the course of the tenancy.

It is significant to note that renting can increase the wear and tear on a property, which could lead to higher spending on repairs. Before investing in a rental property, buyers must calculate the long-term costs associated with the investment.
www.island.lk

_________________
"Investing is easy to learn, but it takes a lifetime to master."
avatar
Sriranga
Veteran
Veteran

Posts : 3226
Join date : 2014-02-23
Location : Colombo

http://sharemarket-srilanka.blogspot.co.uk/

Back to top Go down

Re: Should you invest in a rental property?

Post by Rapaport on Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:08 pm

"It is significant to note that renting can increase the wear and tear on a property, which could lead to higher spending on repairs. Before investing in a rental property, buyers must calculate the long-term costs associated with the investment."

The last paragraph is one of the main reasons why renting is not worth in Sri Lanka as the cost to repair is extremely high... Unless its a commercial building or an apartment with high rental income.

Cheers!
avatar
Rapaport
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 441
Join date : 2014-02-23

Back to top Go down

Re: Should you invest in a rental property?

Post by කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා on Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:57 pm

Eviction is another major issue. Very Happy
avatar
කිත්සිරි ද සිල්වා
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 7277
Join date : 2014-02-23
Age : 60
Location : රජ්ගම

Back to top Go down

Re: Should you invest in a rental property?

Post by HAL9000 on Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:06 pm

Sometimes newly introducing REITs will come in your rescue !

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/reit.asp
avatar
HAL9000
Top contributor
Top contributor

Posts : 1402
Join date : 2014-08-11
Location : Colombo

Back to top Go down

Re: Should you invest in a rental property?

Post by Hybrid on Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:48 pm

Nothing ventured, Nothing gained.

Just because you may meet with an accident driving a vehicle doesn't deter one from getting a licence.

So go ahead and lease out the house and property to a small or large company for commercial purposes or private use by their own executives.

Easily one can earn a neat LKR. 50,000 - 100,000 pm (4%-8% ROI) plus the capital gains after 5 years.

M & R should be shrewdly covered by a good contract and registered. This will fix all other unwanted problems.

avatar
Hybrid

Posts : 745
Join date : 2015-02-03
Location : Colombo

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum