I'm new to all this but how am I able to make any money adhering to the 50% rule?
rent * 50% = NOI - debt service = cash flow
the 50% rule is a guideline and not a rule.
Not all properties are profitable
@Matthew M Farrahar how are you looking to invest?
As Alexander said, "not all properties are profitable" and its a guideline not a rule.
What about the 1% guideline for renting? some markets only sustain 80% .. some support 1.5% ..
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