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Vikram Deol…, Real Estate Pro in 98004
Vikram Deol M.B.A. answered:
Looking to buy an investment property NOW in Seattle Area.
You need a realtor who has the time and energy to educate you oN the areas.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Investment Properties in 98107
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
Home Equity Loan vs Cash for Second Home?
Can you cover your monthly mortgage and assoc expenses in moses lake with the amount you believe you can rent it for ?


you will likely not have the ability to use a HELOC for a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Investment Properties in 98199
Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary L. Krismer answered:
We are looking to purchase and flip a home in the Auburn area with my parents. They'd be the investor, we'd be acting gen. contractor. Do?
I would agree that you should contact an attorney, most likely to set up a separate legal entity to buy the property. I don't recall all the specifics (and exceptions), but generally a ... more
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Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary L. Krismer answered:
If I make an offer on a bank-owned home (sold as is) and after inspection find out that there are a lot more repairs than originally thought, can I
You would likely have better luck doing that with a normal listing than a bank owned listing. You'll need to consult with your agent (or their managing/designated broker or even an atto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Investment Properties in Seattle
Alex Foraker, Real Estate Pro in Lake Tapps, WA
Alex Foraker answered:
Are there properties available to cash flow if financing is needed? Investor looking for properties to buy and hold. Peter
Feel free to browse my website for all currently available multi family properties in Seattle. Tags for new listings, price reductions, short sale & bank owned foreclosure.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Investment Properties in Seattle
Ray Akers, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Ray Akers answered:
What are the tax implications for a foreign property investor?
It's best to seek the opinion of a tax attorney on this issue. Whether buying or selling real estate as a foreign investor, there have been changes in the laws in recent years. This f ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 27, 2014 Investment Properties in Seattle
Keane Ng, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Keane Ng answered:
Queen Anne area multi-family - live in one, rent the rest with positive cashflow - possible?
Here's a few thoughts that may help you.

First, if you go the residential route (assuming the property is 2-4 units), please note the max loan limit for Fannie/Freddie/FHA.

Conven ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 15, 2013 Investment Properties in Seattle
Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary L. Krismer answered:
I am looking for a broker or agent who works exclusively with investors, I am looking for investment properties in Seattle area
I didn't notice that anyone suggested you were a newbie investor, but the fact that you are not is an additional reason you don't need an agent who works exclusively with investors.
... more
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Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Looking for a commercial lender experienced in 1031 Exchanges
Hi there-

Seattle lenders are located right here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Seattle-mortgage_broker_or_lender--33612

Hope that helps!

Ali
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 2, 2013 Investment Properties in Seattle
Michael Knut…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Michael Knutsen answered:
Is the South Dakota street, seattle, wa 98108 a decent neighborhood for a rental property and price appreciation?
kansas79129

98108 and South Dakota Street is a great inner city location. Light rail is close by to commutte downtown or to the Sea-Tac Airport. Prices stay up because this one of th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 Investment Properties in Seattle
Karen Mcknig…, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Karen Mcknight answered:
Demolition of Mobile Home - rebuild a modular home or sell the land
Hi KT,

In general, you obviously the mobile home needs to be removed from the land. There may be a company that will remove it for a lesser fee for the scrap value. Being built bef ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Investment Properties in 98102
Jirius Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Kenmore, WA
Jirius Isaac answered:
Can I get a mortgage if my name was on a deed of a home going into foreclosure?
There are so many questions I have to ask you before I could really give you an answer. I know you will want the short sale to work rather then the foreclosure to happen. If that is t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 5, 2012 Investment Properties in Seattle
Adrian Chu, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Adrian Chu answered:
What are your thoughts on Condo purchases? It seems there's so many variables out of buyer's control. I feel it can be a big risk.
It really depends on the purchase price. One way to gauge the value of a condo is the potential for it to be an investment. Look at what comparable units in the area are renting for. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 23, 2012 Investment Properties in Seattle
Adrian Chu, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Adrian Chu asked:
Have you worked on any fix & flip deals? Feel free to share your success stories here. Fixing and flipping can be a successful investment and occupation if done correctly. Have you worked on any projects in the Seattle area? We would love to hear your success stories!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 23, 2012 Investment Properties in Seattle

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