Posts filed under: Buying

Yes, it is possible to live rent-free in a multi-family. Not all multi-families are created equal. If living rent-free is your goal, you must select the right property with the help of an experienced multi-family real estate agent. In this...
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I currently own my dream home! It’s a beautiful 5 bedroom home with 2-car garage on almost half an acre. I didn’t think I could purchase such a home. Ultimately, owning a multi-family helped me afford my dream home. I...
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It’s a hot real estate market. With more and more people realizing the benefits of real estate ownership as an alternative to the stock market or as a way to diversify portfolios, demand for properties is higher than ever. Throughout...
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First time buyers often look to condos as a first purchase because they’re more affordable than single family homes. However, when you add in condo fees, potential assessments, and other factors, it may not be so ideal. Multi-family homes are...
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So, you’re ready to invest! Should you consider purchasing single family or multi-family homes? There’s certainly rental demand for both types of properties. Which makes the most sense for you as an investor? In this article, we take a look...
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If you already own a single family home and are looking to build your real estate portfolio, multi-family properties are the next logical step. They provide rental income and the opportunity to build equity. If this is your first multi-family...
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FHA mortgages are very popular for buyers looking to live-and-rent (live in one unit and rent the others). Unlike typical investment mortgages that require 25% down, down payments can be as low as 3.5% for an owner occupied multi-family. This...
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Cape rate is one of many ways that you might evaluate an investment property. It can be indicative of property class. We include cap rate estimates for all properties on our website. Understanding property cap rates can help you quickly...
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There’s a wide range of investment properties on the market. Properties are grouped into classes (A, B, or C) to identify their characteristics and level of investment risk and return on investment. Understanding these classes can help you select the...
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Experienced investors focus on adding multi-family properties to their portfolio. This is evident in the high demand for this type of property across Massachusetts. If you’re not sure whether this is the right investment option for you, consider these 5...
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