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What are some tips for average buyers to compete with investors in the Boston market?

Asked by Trulia Boston, Boston, MA Mon May 6, 2013

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Mario Pavli’s answer
I agree with Michael and his points. Just steer your clients away from "hot properties" as it will be discouraging to your client once he/she will not be accepted it, time after time.

Best of luck.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 7, 2013
This is a common problem for buyers across the country. About the most realistic advice is to avoid properties with investor competition. You'll typically find those in areas with few or no rentals.

Otherwise, professional investors have huge advantages in experience, time, and financial strength over average buyers.
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2 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 6, 2013
Work with a Realtor and listen to them.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 15, 2013
If it is good for an investor it should be better for the owner occupant.

There are investors in every market.

That makes sense steer you clients to properties no one wants???

Best way to compete is to put your best foot forward, eventually you will get the property you want.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 15, 2013
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