Is it better to invest in 3 middle class rental houses or a much older 6 unit apartment building, assuming both are in the same market and cost about the same?

In my 40 years’ of real estate investing I would personally choose the three rental houses for the following reasons: Buying three homes in different areas of a market diversifies your risk to some degree depending on how far away they are from each other. This helps to protect you from local economic downturns, natural […]

If I’m buying a house who should I contact to check the overall quality of the home?

“Quality” is an extremely ambiguous term if you want to make sure that the building is sound and without major defects start with your real estate agent. Your agent can be very helpful is providing you with references to appropriate inspectors. I would definitely start with a contractor’s home inspection who can tell you the […]