- As single-family home prices hover around record highs, real-estate investment opportunities can be tricky to identify.
- Some locations are better suited for investment than others, according to longtime real-estate investor Cody Sperber.
- He said he finds four outside-the-box places in the US particularly attractive in 2021, including Topeka, Kansas, and Lakeland, Florida.
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Smart real-estate investors are almost always on the lookout for new opportunities.
And as some areas of the US face projected home-price decreases over the next year while others are primed to grow in demand, some areas are ripe for investment now, according to lifelong real-estate investor Cody Sperber.
Sperber is the self-described “clever investor” and founder of “for-purpose” development company Green Elephant Development. He started investing in real estate with no money to his name, and has climbed his way to hundreds of million in deals using strategies from house flipping to rehabbing and more.
Sperber told Insider that 2021 is the year of the “urban purge,” as people continue to migrate out of big cities for affordability in what were once flyover states. As a result, he’s focused on markets in flyover states from Idaho to