Focusing on Type of Structure for Investing

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Hi Everyone,

Does anyone have an idea how to search an area specifically for brick structures?  I'm thinking of a 3/2 brick but have trouble finding a source that will let me define my search parameters that way.  I assume a RE agent could do it, but are there other sources that anyone has seen?

Thanks for the advice!

Jason

try this

www.redfin.com/zipcode/<putinyourzipcode>/filter/min-beds=3,min-baths=2,remarks=brick

Thanks, William!

no problemmo, 

curious, is there a specific reason you're focusing on brick in your area?

I haven't done one of these before, but I'm interested in trying to take a note back on a sale.  I'm hoping for a 3/2 brick because I think those can sell easily within a certain demographic in my area, and because with the brick I'll have fewer termite issues to worry about.  If someone has a different perspective, I'd love to hear it.

a lot of people do like brick houses. i like them because if the outside is cracked it is an easy indicator thaty i have a foundation issue i need to start worrying about.

i don't believe having a 'brick' house will help or deter termites. if you have a wooded area around you, then termites can be an issue.  the house is still built with a wooden frame and the termites can get into the weep holes to get at the frame. 

That's great info, William.  Thank you!

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