How will banks handle Houston foreclosure auction cancellations?
I'm interested in a property in Cypress, TX that was scheduled to be auctioned off in the Harris County Foreclosure auction today (1/5/20). However since the auction was cancelled, I'm wondering how the bank will... View more
Houston Texas property tax assessments - questions
I'm interest in purchasing some single family homes in Houston. Many of the homes that I am considering have property tax assessments far below the value that I would pay for them. AFor example this property is... View more
Best Houston neighborhoods to invest - out of state investor
Which neighborhoods and what areas in/around Houston should I invest? Looking for good cash flow, good cash on cash return and looking for properties around $100k - $250k. Would like an SFR or multi-property (if thats... View more
I want to hear your experience lending funds from your IRA
Hello,Has anyone had a good experience lending from their IRA to a hard money guy who then lends it out to local flippers. Ive been approached by several people who do this but I've never pulled the trigger even though... View more
New Western Acquisitions Houston
New to the Houston area (living in Spring) and looking to better understand the New Western Acquisitions model/experiences. Has anyone had success with this wholesaling group, or another local wholesaler? Looking to... View more
Balance Sheet Partner for Agency Debt (Multifamily Sponsors)
I wanted to ask if anyone has had experience being a balance sheet partner for multifamily sponsors (or other investors) to obtain agency debt (Fannie, Freddie, etc.) and what the experience was like, etc. Thanks.
Newbie Investor Looking to Partner
Good Afternoon BP Community!
I know what your thinking, "Gosh, another newbie looking to invest".
Lol, well you're right. I've been looking into real estate roughly for the past 2 yrs. With my main focus being... View more
Section 8 Direct Deposit Transfer After purchase
I have a client inquiring about housing voucher (section 8) direct deposits after he purchases a property with tenants in place. What steps must be taken after the purchase for him to start receiving the rents?
Houston Real Estate Highlights for December and Full-Year 2020
Despite a devastating global pandemic, 2020 proved to be a record year for Houston real estate with 96,151 single-family homes sold versus 86,996 in 2019, the last record-setting year. That represents an increase of... View more
Hello! First-time buyer looking for some guidance
Hello all. First time posting on BP and looking to get my foot in the door in the world of REI. I'd like to be able to purchase an investment property at some point this year around the Houston area. I was originally... View more
Quick Look back of 2020 & What to expect in 2021..
Hello BP Houston RE Investors,Happy New Year 2021!! It's been few months since I posted last. I want to do this beginning of year post like every year which helps to look back and plan for this year. Despite the... View more
Houston CPA Recommendations
Howdy Bigger Pockets Fam,Tax season is just around the corner and I completed my first deal in 2020. #metgoalsDoes anyone have any recommendations for a CPA in Houston, TX as TurboTax may not be the best option this... View more
looking for re-financing a duplex in Pearland
Looking for re-financing a duplex in Pearland, TX, valued at around 200K. However, cannot find comparable sales. What can I do?
Wholesaling and Flipping in Houston Texas
Hi Everyone,I'm in Augusta Ga and I'm just getting ready to start flipping and wholesaling in Houston Texas.I'm looking for any advice about closing , any laws I should know about ....and do i need a Texas LLC to do... View more
Insurance Broker Recommendations - Houston Rental Property
I live in California and am in the process of closing on my first investment home (which incidentally is my first home purchase) in Houston. As someone going through the home buying process for the first time,... View more
Property management that allow Airbnb in Houston
I started my STR business on Airbnb November 2019 in a 1bed /1bath in downtown Houston. By the time june 2020 came I made 20k but was told I had to stop renting my unit because the property management company switched... View more
Houston Real Estate Forum
Happy New Years all ! What books would you recommend to a beginner investor?
Building Business Credit
To my Texan's,I'm working on building business credit. I'm stuck between Amegy and Regions. I do understand for the most part they are very similar. I was wondering if anyone could give me more insight on their... View more
looking for re-financing a duplex in Pearland
I am new into multi family investing. I am looking at a listing: http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/3000-E-49th-St-Kans.... It is listed at $ 2, 700, 000 while being rented for $ 42, 600 per month. This looks nice to... View more
Advice for a college sophomore on how to approach REI
Hello! I'm currently a student at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in Finance. I spend most of my time in between Houston (hometown) and Austin, TX. Due to a mix of scholarships and having parents that are... View more
First Time Home Buyer Incentives Texas
I am a first time home buyer in Houtston Texas and through a realtor learned about some kind of assistance in the form of money back if you stay in your home five years. She wasn't specific and not my personal realtor... View more
HOUSTON REAL ESTATE SOARS AGAIN IN OCTOBER
• Single-family home sales increased for a fifth consecutive month, surging 29.2 percent year-over-year with 9,287 units sold
• The Days on Market (DOM) figure for single-family homes lowered from 59 to 47 days
• Total... View more
New to Houston Real Estate - What's everyone up to?
Hey BP Houston! I'm new to real estate investing in Houston and am just looking to get to know some of you in the community. I've just finished a few REI books and have saved up some capital for my first deal which... View more
Homestyle Lender Houston market
Hi BP!Still shopping around for my first live in/fixer property and upon doing some further reading on the forums discovered that I could use a Homestyle loan to not only purchase but rehab the property wrapped up into... View more
Starter home in Montgomery County, TX
Hi BP fam! So after searching for homes in Katy and Richmond and made an offer on an older 1983 SFH which ended up having a lot of issues during the inspection (plumbing, electrical, foundation, etc), I decided to go... View more