Real Estate Strategy: To sell or not to sell my primary house?
Hi All! I'm going to describe my scenario in general terms for the sake of simplicity - here it goes!My wife and I are currently living in a house that we enjoy very much. The house was purchased May 2014 and the... View more
BRRR in SoCal
Hello everyone, I am new to BP and been truly amazed on the wealth of knowledge from this site as well as the podcast. Just was wondering if anyone has had success with the "BRRR" technique in SoCal?
Handyman Referral in Venice Beach, CA
Hi Guys!I am managing a few properties in the Venice Beach area and am looking for a handyman that can help out with a some small projects. Nothing major, I am looking for someone that can handle things like hanging... View more
Install new central AC system
Hello BP!I'm looking at a few properties that don't have central AC system.How much would it cost to add central AC and heat to an old house that has around 1100-1500 sq ft in Los Angeles area?
Looking for CPA working primary with Real Estate Agents
Hello BP fellas,Looking for recommendation on CPA who primarily works with real estate agents.Thanks,Kyle
Let me know what you think the ARV is...On this deal.
Hello,I wanted to reach out on a property that I am wholesaling. I have gotten a ton of mix reviews. Almost $100k in difference. So I thought I would ask the community what your thoughts and and your reasons why. The... View more
Need a good Lamenent guy.
Hi, I need to put some laminate in a couple of my units. I have a guy that does a good job for $4 dollars a square foot and another one for $3.50 a square foot. That's the labor and product. I was just wondering if... View more
FINALLY LANDED MY FIRST DEAL. NOW WHAT? HOW CAN I FIND BUYERS?
Good Day To Everyone,I wanted to reach out and see if I can get some good advice from the Bigger Pockets family. After months of trying I have finally submitted an offer that was accepted and landed my first property... View more
Looking for a builder partner for residential development
Hi,I'm interested in buying land or cheap properties and building SFR in it. I have experience rehabilitating rental properties but not developing. I'm looking to partner up (or consult) with someone that has... View more
Illegal to convert rent control unit into vacation rental/airbnb?
Hello, I'm in the market to buy a duplex in LA. Most likely North east LA but all of the properties in that area are rent control. If I happen to purchase a duplex with both units vacant, can I use one of the units... View more
Newbie trying to learn wholesaling in
Hey everyone, I'm not. 100% new to investing since i have a few rentals but I'm new to wholesaling( in Kansas city, where homes are still affordable lol). I live in the LA area and want to get into real estate... View more
Fencing - Best place to buy/installers
Hi everyone - I have a property in Orange County where the current wooden fence needs to be replaced (approximately 150 linear feet and two gates). I'm thinking about going the vinyl fencing or block fencing route to... View more
Looking to invest in Multi-Families in LA and want some advice.
Hi BP community,I'm fairly new to the Los Angeles market, but am aware of the low caps, competitive prices, and low value-add opportunities. But wanted to ask and seek out any investors who want to share their input on... View more
HOW TO CALCULATE FIXED COSTS ON A FLIP.
Hi SoCal investors;Does anybody have a ballpark percentage that you use on a regular basis when calculating your "fixed costs" (purchase costs, holding costs and selling costs) when you buy and sell your flip, here in... View more
Which Investment makes more sense?
We can't decide which option is more beneficial.I have $300k to invest in a rental property. I would like to buy a single family home in either East Long Beach (3 bed, 2 bath) or in Rossmoor (Orange County - 3 bed, 2... View more
Need a contractor in the Inland Empire for complete rehab & flip
Just landed my first fix n flip deal in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and now I need a good and reliable contractor for a complete rehab. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thank you, Ramon P
roofing and repiping in Southern California
My mom has an 18 unit apartment building in Whittier, California that needs repiping and a new roof. Any recommendations?
Hi Everyone! My name is Shawn, I'm a writer in Los Angeles who's recently gotten the real estate investing bug after watching some associates of mine make a deal. Would love to talk over a lunch or coffee to someone... View more
Primary residence considerations
Hi,I'm considering buying my first home in LA as my primary residence. I will probably live in it for a couple years then rent it out and hold for long term. I'm looking at central LA for the most part, from Culver... View more
Looking to buy a duplex and convert large garage into studio
Hello, I'm looking into buying a duplex in Los Angeles. My offer has been accepted but I'm still debating whether to take it. This duplex has two small units and a large spacious lot in the back along with a three... View more
Seller squatting after escrow close
I purchased a home about two months ago, the deal was after we closed escrow the seller wanted to do a rent back for two months, which I was okay with. As of the end of August we were suppose to get our keys and the... View more
Buying Rental properties in C class neighborhoods
Hello, I've noticed that there are some deals in the valley area (Arleta, Pacoima, Sylmar) that have properties that could yield some monthly cash flow. Maybe a hundred bucks a month or so. What do you think about... View more
removing old tenant with rent control from duplex deal
Hello, I put an offer down on a duplex in Cypress Park Los Angeles. It's looking like a pretty good deal except for one huge concern that I have regarding a tenant who is occupying one of the units. She is an older... View more
criteria for flipping houses
I am a real estate agent in Pasadena, CA and I really love real estate investing but I am fairly new at evaluating it, and in the last week I have communicated with some flippers who were interested in a property that... View more
Does the 2% rule apply in Los Angeles
Hello, Los Angeles investors!I was reading about the 2% rule and wondering if it's unrealistic with high LA county home prices. If I buy a single family residence property to buy and hold for $200,000, I would need a... View more