So things have currently changed for myself and I am now looking into getting some property in New York area some where. I will most likely be going to school there ( currently in the world) but again I will need s place to stay. My bought about doing a multi family and then living in one side, but I know New York can be a tough place. No idea even where to begin there.
Thanks for any advice
I live in long Island not the cheapest place in the world but much cheaper then NYC (by square foot) and still able to get into NYC for school or work. I know many people that do this. If you have any specific questions please feel free to contact me.
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Buying a 2 family and having the tenant pay your mortgage (or at least some of it) is a great way to get started.
Thank you all for your input. @ James Wise, how do i go about finding potential property like that? I have been using Zillow, and Realtor, and Truilia, but i'm generally finding things that need substantial amounts of rehab, which i personally can not do, and i don't think i would be able to afford.
Real estate agents would be the best bet.
You may need to increase your budget to find what your looking for.
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