Knob and tube wiring?
Found a duplex in Grand Rapids I like but it has knob and tube. It's functioning but how concerned should I be?
I've seen people say walk away whenever you encounter it and others who say it's not that big of a... View more
West Michigan Rookie
Hello everybody this is my first post so I'm not sure this is the correct forum area to introduce myself but here goes. I just found bigger pockets this weekend and have dove head first reading and watching all the... View more
Investing in West Michigan
Hi all, first post here. My wife and I are looking at buying investment property in the West Michigan area. We live in Grand Rapids and are having difficulty finding properties that fit our requirements price wise so... View more
Why can't I find tenants?
Hello All,So my wife and I have owned a duplex on the NE side of Grand Rapids for the last 7 years and have never had a problem finding tenants. We are situated right between downtown and Knapp Corner with easy access... View more
Grand Rapids Investing
Hello,I am a new investor in the Grand Rapids area. I currently house hack a three bedroom condo in Grand Rapids I purchased in 2017. I am looking to pickup another property in 2019 but am constantly told to, "wait for... View more
Grand Rapids Investors, anyone wanna meet up?
Hi guys! I've been traveling around the midwest meeting up with other investors as I do. I have helped set up three clubs thus far and I'm going to be coming to the Grand Rapids area next week. Is anyone interested in... View more
Occupancy Limits in Grand Rapids
Has anyone else run into issues with over occupancy in GR? I have a 6-bed, 2-bath SFH that I rent to college students. I used to rent to 6 but two years ago was hit with a zoning violation."Did allow more than four (4)... View more
BRRRR In Grand Rapids?
I'm looking to acquire a couple of rental properties and was wondering how Grand Rapids was for BRRRR investing these days? I'm out of state so would also need a good local support system in place. Is Grand Rapids... View more
New investor in Grand Rapids
Hello! I'm a GR native and recent GVSU grad looking to house hack my first deal this year. I've been listening to the BP podcasts, reading books, and meeting local agents, lenders, and investors for a few months now,... View more
BRRRRing in West Michigan
Hey, folks,I'm interested to hear if/where others are successfully BRRRRing in western MI. I grew up a little southeast from GR and now living on the west coast (summers here remind me a lot of MI... with the bonus of... View more
First income property
Hi All,I am a new investor in the Grand Rapids area looking to get started with a rental property. I would like to have a property manager handle most of the logistics. I am also looking for a real estate agent to... View more
Neighborhoods in Grand Rapids, MI?
Hello Everyone!I am going to walk through a home in Grand Rapids, MI. It is located in the Baxter neighborhood. I have lived in the Eastown and Heritage Hill neighborhoods for the past few years and I have not... View more
New Member Introduction
Hello everyone,I am new on these forums and I wanted to drop a post to introduce myself. My name is Craig. My wife and I own a single-family in the Creston Neighborhood which we have put A LOT of time into to make it... View more
Please recommend a good Real Estate agent in Grand Rapids MI
Hello, I am looking for Real Estate agent in Grand Rapids MI area who can provide me access to a MLS portal that will allow me to customize and save my own searches. I am looking for reliable person to work with, who... View more
Grand Rapids Rental Certification Process
Hello,I am a Grand Rapids native and an active duty Army officer who currently resides just outside of Washington DC. I recently closed on a rental property in GR and am going through the process of getting it... View more
To Add Central Air in Grand Rapids?
I am looking to purchase a home in Grand Rapids to use as a rental, but it doesn't have central air. As an out of state guy, I was wondering if any other local investors had any insight on how much of a requirement... View more
Grand Rapids/Holland Fix and Flipping
Hi,I am newer to BP and we (my husband and I) are looking to get into real estate investing. My particular interest is in fix and flips rather than renters. We actually put an offer in on a property and after walking... View more
Hard Money Lending for beginners
Has anyone had experience with hard money lending? I have a 2 family unit that I pretty much own out right. It needs about $25K in repairs to make the property presentable/livable. I've tried the traditional loan,... View more
Is Airbnb currently legal in GR if you don't live at the property
Hello Grand Rapids BPer's,I went the RPOA Expo this pass weekend and became very interested in trying out Airbnb on a property I have in Heritage Hill. A few ladies behind me told me they think its illegal? Looking... View more
11-Unit Rental Portfolio
Hello West Michigan Crew,I'm thinking about selling my 11-unit rental portfolio. Three properties (4-unit, 4-unit, 2-unit) have shared parking and property lines, and the last is a SFR about 10 minutes from there that... View more
Looking for an investor friendly title company.
Im a wholesaler in Indiana trying to find an investor friendly title company in Grand Rapids. I talked to a couple of companies and both did not seem to know what I was talking about as far as assignment of contracts... View more
East Muskegon Neighborhood
My husband and I are looking at a house in the East Muskegon neighborhood. Anyone have experience in that area? The realtor suggested we could get $850/month in rent for a 2 bed, 1 bath, however, my research suggests... View more
Property manager for single family house in Grand Rapids, MI
I'm working on closing my first deal in Grand Rapids, MI and looking for a property manager. My realtor recommended the companies below. Looking for opinions on the property management companies below or chime in... View more
Is my cash flow projection way off?
Hi all -- I'm trying to build out some kind of cash flow projection formula for analyzing properties. I'm looking in Grand Rapids/Holland/Muskegon/Kalamazoo MI.
For simplicity's sake, assume a $100K property renting... View more
Grand Rapids Multifamily
I've been debating whether to start investing in Grand Rapids or in the Washtenaw county area. I'm looking for small multi family properties, 2-4 units. I currently reside in Washtenaw County but have been considering... View more