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Do you know any lenders offering rate locks before getting in contract? Thanks!

What app or website do you recommend/use to help manage your rental portfolios? What all does your app/website manage in regards to occupancy, accounting information, rent collection etc.

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Anyone have any info on section 8 rentals?

Any banks doing jumbo cash out refi loans? I've got a duplex and looking to refi the loan to around 850k

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The drywall around my house has stains and paint lumps (overall a dirty look), especially around the trims.

Any quick and easy way to make it look clean and well-finished?

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Hello fishes! I have recently booked new home which will be ready by December move in. However i have locked interest rate with builder’s lender until closing. Can i shop for new lenders AT the time o… more

I have been quoted $9K for removing and replacing the carpet for a 1500 sf apartment (not including materials). Didn’t expect that. Is this reasonable?

Which checking account should I get for my business? I'm two houses in, one ltr and one str where my net out per month is around 4.5k while my net in 5.2-6k? I have airbnb deposits frequently (and… more

Is 4.75% 30 yr fixed a good rate or should i shop around?

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Many of us here work in real estate somehow:
Rentals, syndication, flips, or as an agent. Have you told your employer about this extra job/side hustle. Why or why not?

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Just got preapproval from Chase. Should I check with other mortgage broker as well to see if I get a better rate? Was wondering how my credit score will be impacted specifically

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In process of getting a mortgage preapproval and I spoke with a few realtors but none of them were being responsive. Is this a sign not to work with them or would it get better after being preapproved… more

I think sellers will start to panic pretty soon after they realize they’re late to the party.
Inventory is close to pre-COVID level in northern Virginia. Price drops and builder incentives are in… more

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Hi all. What’s the best way to finance a swimming pool remodel? Have to resurface at the least, maybe add a slide and basic rocks….

We just moved in 7 months ago and can wait up to a year t… more

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I am looking for an investment property and reached out to a realtor and had a couple of conversations with them and they have sent me the listings and I told them to start scheduling viewings and tol… more

Right near the beach in Carlsbad. How’s this not a good deal?

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Did anybody invest in fundrise, realty mogul or companies like this? Seeing a lot of ads. Not sure if they ROI is true.

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Just joined this bowl, wondering if someone can let me know if they thought selling with Redfin was worth the 1-1.5% they saved over a traditional real estate agent.

Building a customized home with KB homes I’m Austin, TX. Plan is to house hack it and sell it in 5 years. What custom features (eg, white kitchen cabinets) should I keep in mind now to ensure it will … more

How do you know the limits of your DIY capacity? Started demo'ing a bathroom for a DIY remodel, but thinking there's a chance I'm in over my head and will need help, but not sure?

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I am replacing the downstairs ac on my rental. 2.85k. I’m reading that i can’t expense it and it’s a capital improvement? Does this mean it just adds to the 27.5 yr depreciation value on the house or … more

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_____ is my percentage of PITI from my take home pay

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Carpet vs vinyl vs laminate vs LVT for a second floor rental? It is carpet now and there is hardwood flooring underneath

Closing in Feb/Mar for new build. Would you lock in a rate right now through an extended rate lock, or wait until 30/60 days pre-closing? What are the chances rates are the same or lower in Jan/Feb ?

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Hi Fishes, Appraisal question here. I’m learning backwards after buying my first house. The lender convinced me it was in my best interest to skip the appraisal since I qualified to. During inspection… more

For those who have bought in the past few months- have you been able to find good cash flow? I haven’t been able to outside of extremely run down homes in bad areas that would require more work than I… more

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Looking for recommendations on best faucet brand. Just replacing with a black modern one. I've heard delta, Kohler, moen, glacier are good? Anything else?

Redoing our kitchen backsplash. What is a good size of tile for herringbone pattern?

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How did everyone get started in owning rentals? From funding their first rental, to how you expanded, to how you decided commercial bank residential, and condos vs houses vs apartments. I am i… more

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How much does a property Manager make at a real estate investment firm/year?

In the process of buying my first short term rental investment and hoping to manage it myself. What are the best resources for learning how to manage long-distance (about 5 hours away)? I’ve listene… more

Hi all - Question for all of you.

How do you find Private Capital - or alternatively have you gone the equity loan, Heloc route.

We are on to acquiring our 4th property. Just g… more

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Anyone can give any insights about the Irish housing market?

Housing prices around the world are going down slowly.
How does it look like for the residential properties in Ireland?

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Living in Knoxville. Bought house $250k in 2019. Worth about $420k. Annual income $150k.

Opportunity in Nashville to earn $250k. Reasonable houses are $350-$500k (or way more).
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New to the bowl but starting to warm up to the idea of purchasing a property either to live in, or just as an investment to generate some passive income. What’s the best resource for learning about th… more

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Questions to the realtors in the bowl: did you go the office every day in your first year of practicing real estate?

How long does it take to rebuild your credit after buying a house? Obtained a mortgage 5 months ago and my credit has only gone up 8 points after dropping 40. I’ve had no late payments or other inquir… more

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Has anyone sued for performance and won recently?

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I am a Realtor in Massachusetts & Rhode Island

If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling a home or would simply like more information, please reach out.

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Situation: You have about ~$150K cash, work stable job, rent in HCOL like SF, only 60% sure you want to be there long term, and want to start building a real estate portfolio

What would you… more

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