I just spoke with a guy at Corcoran Street Realty who is very knowledgeable and is very reasonable. Much cheaper than the other 5 people I called from this list. See their website below. Really recommend him, because it is hard to find someone smart that you can trust with such a big investment.... more
Try the DC gov tax record site and search under Sales database. It is somewhat tricky though. The system needs certain information to pull the tax record. Also, if you are trying to see what someone bought in new construction, be aware that the settlement does not get logged into the system the next day - more like 90 days.
I really like the Rich Dad, Poor Dad series - Rich Dad's AdvisorsÂ®: The ABC's of Real Estate Investing: The Secrets of Finding Hidden Profits Most Investors Miss, and What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow... And 36 Other Key Financial Measures by Frank Gallinelli. If you are interested in buying an investment property, I would be glad to talk with you, particularly about small multi families which shelter you against the risk of vacancy a little better than single families. Just give me a call at 240-401-5577 if you would like to chat and I can share some of my experiences in buying investment properties for rental.... more