Investing in real estate is so much more than just buying property. In fact, for the most successful investors, that’s just the start. If you want to own a rental or income-generating property and expect to make money with no effort, you may be sorely disappointed. One proven strategy for growing value in your real estate assets is to take a hands-on and active approach to management. Though it requires a lot of work and dedication, the benefits for an investor can be great.