Actually, a 3 family for 130,000 maybe in fair condition, but there is probably some work needed such as roof, cosmetics, or utilities. I am selling a 2 family in Springfield for only $110,000 which will be on the market in 2 weeks. It only needs some cosmetics and a roof.
There are lots of multifamilies in the Chicopee and Springfield market. The key is a good agent to outline the positives and negatives with each property and then taking these stats and looking at your goals for owning a property like this.
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Now, if you are asking whether now is a good time to be investing in real estate? Then I would say yes. Those who actually have the financial stability and funds to be picking up real estate stand to be able to scoop up some really great bargains.