Price Range: It's not really about what you can afford in terms of purchase price; it's really more important to look at Total amount to invest...
25% Down or Other: many people think you have to put down 25% on residential income properties. Sometimes you can make more money by looking at a larger investment or putting down more than 25%. We have tools that allow you to help you easily review the options by playing with the numbers; we do all the calculations for you!
Total Amount To Invest (including Down Payment, Closing Costs, Up Front Repair)
# Units: typically, about half of the 2-4s are duplexes in any given area
Occupy now or later: sometimes a new owner wants to live in one unit right away, and sometimes they want to live in it after a few years
Different set of calculations; standard Cash Flow considerations don't apply when Owner Occupied
Property Management: Self-Manage or Professional
CF or Appreciation, or both; what is your objective?
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