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Anyone follow samfasterfreedom on Instagram? Wondering what experienced peoples’ thoughts are on him


Hi Fishes - real estate investing newbie here. My level of knowledge is essentially at the rich dad / poor dad level. Any recommendations for best books to read / best YouTube channels to follow to ge… more

First time home buyer and I have no idea what I can afford. Excellent credit. I know to get a preauthorization before looking but want to skim homes the meantime. Any good rule of thumb when searching… more

Just had my final walkthrough for my new build and my agent just stood there, didn’t say anything, didn’t ask any questions. She also didn’t offer any insight or give me any tips on what to look out … more


Looking for opinions & advice. I have about 400k in equity in my home (bought in 2013 for $290k now worth at least $750k. We cash out refinanced to do upgrades about 2 years ago which is why the e… more

We previously redid our bathrooms without a permit. We are now selling the house. Can we just say we are selling it as is or will we need to get everything permitted? Market seems to be slowing down a… more

What’s the best Airbnb playbook or resource? Looking to buy a STR and want to learn about running it profitably/optimally. Thank you!

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In need of some advice - I inherited an old house that would need to be taken down but is in a prime location in Ecuador. I want to turn this in an opportunity to have passive income and build a renta… more

Hi Fishes, would you rather sign up a 2 year corporate lease at a discount or a 1 year lease at premium to an individual? The difference in the monthly amount is $225.

Does solar panels increase home value?! Random thought. Not sure if it’s a good investment


Looking for others with experience renting single family homes.

Bought a 2/2 SFH in FL pre-covid, have ~150-200k equity. Plan on purchasing another house in the next year due to acquiring … more


Need some guidance- One of the acquitances has a empty 10000 sq feet lot in a well established high demand old community with no other lots available. They are looking to sell in future and it’s not … more

Any virtual real estate attorney consulting firms? I need an immediate consultation, how do I find good one.


Looking at new construction with local builder and not sure how the construction loan works, in an actual practical way.

I have a current personal residence. If I were to buy a re-sale home… more

Anyone have a good rec for someone who a can fix an air condition unit in Houston?

Rental home hot water has a issue took 4 days to replace between home warranty and plumber, renter has parents in the same neighborhood and took showers over there but now saying it caused them incon… more


Anyone have suggestions for key management of a room by room house when we’re off property? Scenario is I want to be able to give tenants a key to their room, but sometimes with a monthly or 3 month t… more


A month ago I bought a house that had some compromises. A month later I'm certain this is my dream house.

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We both are on H1B visa and selling and closing the house this month. We just informed by Title company that they withhold 15% for IRS because we don’t have green card. Anyone experienced this. Is thi… more

What’s the best way to get into investing in real estate? Right now I’m in Virginia but looking to relocate but want to make a smart decision with the move treating it as an investment as I have some … more


Real estate fish, I bought a house last year and I’m already up around $70k in equity - how do you proceed with getting PMI dropped? And what do you need to prove equity?

Lenders, why don’t you offer the best rate from the start? People shopping around saying they can find a better rate then you trying to be that sounds like a hassle.


I have over 12 years in B2B sales/sales management experience along with a graduate degree. I am wanting to shift gears and I am at a point where I can invest time in myself to learn through practical… more

What is the highest paying/most coveted role in the real estate industry?


Anyone have experience at Sheriffs Auction? Is this something you can do online?

Hi All, i am seeing similar home that i am going to move by year end on sale that was bought one year ago but the price it’s selling is similar to mine with more upgrades (approx. $30k). Can you negot… more


When closing on a home and you've gone through underwriting a while back, does the lender pull the credit again when you're close to closing? And if so do they do it without informing you? I s… more

What are some of the things that were a MUST when buying your first home and what were some things that you were more flexible with and why? I’m having a discussion with my partner about what we absol… more


Thoughts on a 5.75 rate from TD bank for a conventional loan on my second rental- I will be living in one unit..

Any idea/guesses when 30 yr gonna hit 5% again? I was aggressively trying to get a deal going at 5.2 but now we are mooning again

Second year commercial real estate acquisitions analyst comp? What do you guys think? What about a first year acquisitions associate too? Thanks!


Are we at the point in the real estate market where I can offer $995,000 for a house listed at $1.275M that’s been on the market for 54 days? Or is this considered insulting / low ball?


Would you buy this home at this price point?

- you like and know the area
- good schools
- you aren't averse to a rambler
- good finishes

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Buying my first home 🙏🏽 had the inspection yesterday and I was concerned about a crack in the ceiling. See pic. Inspector seems to think it’s not a big deal and could be due to settling but I’m not sure if I should get a second opinion. What say you good people of this bowl with a lot more experience than a novice like me?

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Anyone have any commercial knowledge? What is a good starting place in commercial real estate? I was offered a real estate advisor position with a 90% in state commission split, is this normal ? Small… more


Moving from owning independent SFH to a multi family. The one I am reviewing was built in 1960s and recently renovated. Anyone have experience with these older buildings and can share their experience… more


I have viewed some properties each with two different Realtors in toronto canada. I havent signed any agreement that i will purchase the house through any of both realtors. I dont want to go with one… more

Any recommendations for multi unit residential housing REITs?


I am working with the loan broker to close on my house however I am nervous as we are in days distance to the actual closing date. What happens if the loan process is delayed and goes beyond the closi… more

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

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