New River Gorge Area in WV Becomes National Park: Opportunity?
On December 27th, the New River Gorge National River was upgraded to a National Park. With this designation I personally anticipate, at the minimum, an increase in tourism and short-term rentals. However, I also think... View more
Investing in Military Housing
Is investing or building military housing a good strategy? What are the downsides?
Has anyone owned a barbershop/ salon and rented by the chair?
My partner and I are currently looking into a small, 500 square foot building on a large lot, with an additional lot attached. It's in a mostly residential area in Waco Texas. It was a barber shop for a... View more
Using a Mortgage Broker? Why? Why not?
I am wondering how many R.E. Investors here are using Mortgage Brokers and if they worth it. I am new, but kind of leaning towards using one. Any advice, recommendation?
Home title theft a real concern?
Is home title theft a concern for home owners nowadays? Is it really that easy for people to steal your home title online?
I just saw an informercial advertising HOME TITLE LOCK service.
I guess this shouldn't be a... View more
Should I try to hire a "Bird Dog"?
We do spec home construction, NO rehabs or flips, so all we are looking for are vacant lots. We are aiming to do 8 properties this year, currently working on our first one of the year. By far the BIGGEST issue we are... View more
post move in legal help
Hello my name is Zach I purchased my home in July of 2020 in Holbrook NY. Prior to buying my inspector pointed out that there was aluminum wiring through out the house and recommended pigtailing the aluminum wiring at... View more
House Hack vs. Rental Property... What to do?
Hey Everyone! I'm debating whether or not to have my first property be a house hack or to buy and have long term tenants. I know this is very specific depending on location and property but I wanted to get some... View more
Investment property in San Francisco
There is a property that I am interested in in SF Cole Valley area. Here is a link to the property: https://www.zillow.com/homedet...This has 6 unit large apartments and 3 commercial properties on the ground floor. ... View more
Just Value vs Market value
Hey squad. I am fresh to real estate investing and am learning more about determining reasonable offer prices and market value. I thought that searching the just values for properties would help with market value... View more
Pre approval Process
Hi all, I recently began my search for my first property. I have just completed an application for an FHA pre approval with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation which was recommended to me by my Real Estate... View more
Zoning Issue with 1/1 Duplex
I'm in the process of purchasing a property that I just found out was turned into a duplex when it's zoned for SFR. (So it's a nonconforming structure) It's in Yuma, AZ. It's a BRRRR, so I need to cash out refi after... View more
Seller Financing Software
New to BP. Our company has a very large portfolio of seller financed houses and we have been operating for about 20+ years. Currently, we create a new excel sheet with the ammonization table for every customer. It is... View more
Anyone seeing the 2% rule and where?
A while ago I read the BP book on managing rental properties and the author mentioned the 1% and 2% rule as being solid measures for evaluating a deal. My question for all of you buy and hold investors, in... View more
How much should I be investing in building a new rental home?
I currently own a small lot in a small town in Western Washington State that I plan to build a small home on to rent. Based on local regulations and city codes, I'm limited to a 2 bed/1 bath/no garage home. I think I... View more
Finding Probate Lists
I am trying to buy some probate lists for marketing in Washington state. I've been looking at both Pierce and Thurston counties. I tried searching Pierce county's online legal document database, but I can't... View more
Pittsburgh Closing Company
Any wholesalers in the Pittsburgh area have recommendations for a good closing company? What Purchase/Sell Agreement and Assignment Contract templates do you use? All feedback would be greatly appreciated!
18 year old possible first investment
Im living in Puerto Rico, where market is real different from the rest of the U.S. . Construction is totally different, most houses are made of concrete, meaning repair costs and expectations for a property are also... View more
Advise on Pell city Alabama
Hi,I am interested in a investment property in Pell city Alabama 35215. The property would cash flow and is in good condition. Being out of state, I am not very familiar with the area and Looking for advise on the... View more
Contract that Pays Nothing to Buyers Agent
I am sure this post is going to get a lot of pissed off real estate agents responding.... BUT I want to know what type of agreement you would use that would restrict a buyers agent from earning a commission.Exclusive... View more
Markets with Worst Appreciation
Everyone loves to talk about the markets that seeing crazy appreciation - the Boise's and Spokane's of the world - but what about the markets that are lagging the rest?
The data below highlights 15 large markets with... View more
Chicago Real Estate Deal Breakdown
Last week I broke down a deal for an investor of mine in the Chicago area so I wanted to break down another. Investor was buying a 3 unit. List price $199,900. Rental income $2500 ($1000/800/700).After back and forth... View more
Markets with Most Appreciation
Below are the markets with the most value appreciation over the last 12 months. Data is sourced from Zillow and covers the "metro area" for each market.
-Boise is in another stratosphere. It's... View more
second vacation home under contract
our family is under contract for our second home in Tampa Florida today!
It is super exciting but daunting as well.
We are planning to move to Tampa in about 2 years or so. We purchased this as a home that we would... View more