The Real Estate Bowl

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A bowl for those currently in and thinking about real estate investing.

Getting approached to be a member of an investment group in Dallas. Building two SFH, selling for $170K each. 20% ROI. Investors gets 15%, builder/GC gets 5% (assuming builder/Gc are making some % i… more

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Considering buying a small house/condo by Jersey Beaches (~ $300k). Anyone with beach houses - Does renting out in the summer make it a decent investment, or does it end up being a costly luxury?

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Thoughts on renovations while renting a room out in my house? Should I wait till the house it’s fixed up before getting a roomie? The house is perfectly livable just a little dated and not the Scandin… more

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I own a condo on ground floor in a subdivision. I just received a call from the unit owner below me. She is claiming that there is water going from my unit to hers and she has some water damage. I all… more

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A few days out from close and my lender informed me that the appraisal report is delayed. I’m supposed to get it 3 days prior to closing but lender wants me to sign a waiver for that so the late appra… more

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Choice between a really nice property, under budget, with a pool (main reason for wanting this place), minor updates needed + landscaping eventually (well manicured lawn), in great school district (no… more

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Looking for some tax advice please. I’m selling a condo in ny and buying one in Florida. How do I minimize capital gains and whatever other taxes?

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Anyone seeing dip in Bay Area real estate lately? I have roughly 300K-400K saved and considering if I should buy or continue tot rent.

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Does anyone have experience with issues with tenants disturbing others with bass and sub woofer hammering through the walls? There isn’t a way to measure bass frequencies but it’s something that is hi… more

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Is it a good time to buy in Chicago downtown? Looking for 1 bed with den for about 320k

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Recommendations for good CPAs for rental property? Currently have 1 in PA but trying to grow and buy more in other states . I also have an unrelated business I'm trying to start (LLC). I'm loc… more

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Rental investors - What are the tax deductions you typically have? Is it just mortgage interest, property tax and repairs? Do you deduct depreciation at 3.63% (100/27.5 years) every year?

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New seller, what can I negotiate with real estate agent? On commissions, is it fair to say they only get 3% if the buyer doesn’t have an agent? Or should I suggest 4.5 or something along those lines? … more

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How do y'all budget on how much it should cost to furnish a new home / townhome from scratch? I have a 3bed, 3 bath about 1,600 sq ft. Trying to not break the bank and set a realistic budget.

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Anyone know of refinancing or loan consolidation options that’s have low interest rates? I have multiple loans at around 3.75-4 percent and would like to consolidate/refinance without additional closi… more

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Anyone looking to rent a 1 bed Condo in San Francisco? I have a unit becoming available in August.

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Did anyone find a mortgage lender that does not charge PMI ? Thanks

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How do you estimate forced appreciation? If I put 40k into a 300k homes how much will it be worth? Obviously depends on how the 40k is spent. But looking for best practices/data sources/tips for how t… more

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Has anyone started a real estate LLC/LLP for investing in real estate properties? How did it work out? Any advice?

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How do you go about figuring out the upgrades that you’ll need to do to a property when looking at a property to flip?

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