Real Estate newbie planning first investment!

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I've been looking into house hacking with duplexes and I'm curious as to whether it would be better to buy a duplex or have one developed? I'm looking to educate myself well on the subject so that when the time comes I will know what to look for and in what areas of Houston. I've also considered house flipping as a method of starting my REI journey to try to raise capital to aquire rental properties. Just unsure where to start as this is uncharted territory for me. Any feedback or resources I could use to educate myself on these subjects would be greatly appreciated! Thanks guys!


Welcome to BiggerPockets! Truly nice to meet you. Good luck going forward! Hope the best for you going forward in 2020!!

Whether to build or buy, it comes down too, do the numbers work. There are advantages to the new build in no/low maintenance. And newer would possibly bring higher rentals. Good luck!!

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@David Greene and @Brandon Turner has some good ones.

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