Value add mixed use building in Cincinnati, OH

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Investment Info:

Large multi-family (5+ units) buy & hold investment in Cincinnati.

Purchase price: $365,000
Cash invested: $1

This is a mixed use building with 9 residential units and 3 commercial spaces. I was going to purchase the building by myself, but my financing fell through. Fortunately, I was able to reach out a cash partner who was willing to finance the purchase and rehab as long as they didn't have to lift a finger and would make several thousand a month in cash flow after the work was done. So I didn't have to put any money into the deal other than the EMD and appraisal cost.

What made you interested in investing in this type of deal?

My agent/PM brought the deal to me and was showing me all the other buildings starting to pop off in the area. While it is by no means a gentrified area, we're confident that with all the influx of money being dumped into the area, we're absolutely in the path of progress. So much so that my PM will be moving his office into one of the commercial spaces in the building.

How did you find this deal and how did you negotiate it?

My agent brought it to me and we negotiated hard because there was signifiant deferred maintenance.

How did you finance this deal?

With an all cash partner.

How did you add value to the deal?

I'm in the process of rehabbing all the vacant units and will be renovating the others as they become vacant. I will also be adding building amenities and security features.

What was the outcome?

Still in process.

@Michael Albaum Looking for a 2-4 MFU in the greater Cincinnati area.  Looking for upper C- class to lower B-class neighborhood.  Would you possible be interested in giving me a investor realtor contact or potentially willing to talk to me about investing in MFU in that area?

Just closed about a month ago and it’s in camp Washington. The commercial space is getting rehabbed firstly so my PM has an office onsite. Then we’ll hit the residential spaces

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