Rent vs Buy in Boston : Advice

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Rafael Herna…, Real Estate Pro in Jamaica Plain, MA
Rafael Hernandez answered:
Why do you think Boston rents and prices are rising the fastest in the whole country? Rent or buy? Do you like the idea of furnished rentals?
I think since sales prices are going up and getting financing is not as easy as it used to be a lot of people are going towards renting. This influx in renters is causing the demand fo ... more
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Louis Wolfson, Real Estate Pro in 02030
Louis Wolfson answered:
INVESTMENT PROPERTY. I am from the UK where we have a buy to let agreement with our lenders. What do you have in the US for property investors?
Typical deposit on investment property is 25 - 30%

Returns are based on many factors. Location, type of property (apartments, office, retail, industrial) and financing.

I have bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Boston
Boston Luxury…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Boston Luxury Residential LLC answered:
Would the new extremely high rent prices cause a collapse in the Boston rental market next year?? (if more and more tenants break their leases??
I mean, demand is so high that almost nothing stays on the market for more than a few days regardless of pricing???
And this is across the board from basic rents to luxury rentals. I h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Boston
Scott A. Nel…, Real Estate Pro in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Zillow.com adds "Rent Zestimates". Will it be another nightmare to brokers as Sales Zestimates was??
I never found the sales Zestimates to be much of an issue, sure they might be a decent yard stick but there's alot more to pricing a property than just the mathematical formula tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Boston
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