Posts filed under: First-Time Homebuyer

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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Real Estate Experts and Investment professional agree that buying a multi-family property in today’s market can be a great investment. But there are a few things to consider to help you decide if it’s the right option for you. 1)...
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Owning a multi-family property is a great investment. Here are five things you should know to help you be a better landlord and get the most out of your investment 1) Screen Your Potential Tenants Thoroughly   Don’t rent to...
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First-time home buyers have a unique opportunity to cash in on their first property.  Admittedly, we are a little biased, but we want to talk specifically today to first-time home buyers and explain why buying a multi-family property is by...
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