Where to find deals?

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Hello all,

Just starting out & had 2 questions if you any one has input:

1. Where should I search for deals? I’m in the Long Island, ny area & often check Zillow - but can rarely find good affordable properties for sale.

2. Would it be better for me to stay in the Long Island / NY area when searching? Or should I explore out of state?

Thanks all for your help

Hi @Shalinder Latkha , it sounds like you are looking for a buy and hold deal. If so, Long Island may not work unless you are doing some sort of direct-to-seller marketing or calling. Think about your market and the competition there... TONS. It is difficult to find deals on the MLS in large markets due to the competition. If you are stuck on your immediate market then I'd suggest focusing on the old or expired listings and reaching out to those sellers to offer. Otherwise, I'd look outside of you market. I actually invest in upstate NY and my immediate market is tough to cashflow in - Atlanta, GA.

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