If you buy an apartment complex, some of the advantages include multiple income streams, building equity, easier financing in the future, tax advantages, capital appreciation, growing your real estate portfolio, and economies of scale. On the other hand, the disadvantages of owning an apartment building or complex include the time investment, external effects, limited liquidity, unreliable tenants, and unexpected maintenance costs.
However, most landlords and multifamily property owners agree that the advantages of apartment building ownership outweigh the disadvantages. This infographic from Assets America details the pros and cons of owning an apartment complex or any other kind of multifamily property.
MW Property Group – Property Management San Francisco