The title may sound counterintuitive. However, as real estate investors we invest, we do NOT speculate. We know when we go into a transaction what the business plan is, what we will spend, and what value we will be creating.  Real estate is a beautiful tool for being able to accomplish that task – probably one of the only investments that has that ability.     You make money when you buy real estate, and you capture that profit when you sell. It is similar to finding that antique worth thousands that you find at a garage sale for hundreds. You know you will make money on it, therefore, you must buy it. You now have an asset worth much more than you paid for it. You then capture the profit when you sell it!     Real estate is a little more involved, which is where the business plan…