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Investment Properties in Atlantic City : Real Estate Advice

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Sun May 28, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
First of all, have you thoroughly investigated the demographics of Atlantic City? The entire area has plenty of low income residents and many are on Section 8 which is government assistance. Residents cannot afford high rents and the unemployment rate is high.

You need to investigate whether there is enough people who are looking to rent AND can afford the high rents that you want. For those residents with jobs, what is their income? Are residents employed in lower income jobs or higher income professional jobs? The lower income jobs cannot afford high rents.

As for honoring the current lease - yes, it's the law. You also need to notify the tenant a specific number of days before the lease expires as to whether or not you will renew it and for how much.
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Thu Feb 11, 2016
thinz answered:
If it were me, I would post my contact information along with the address of the property and be ready to submit pictures of the property to interested parties.
Also consider doing an interior video tour of the potential for the home along with recommended improvements. I think you will get a very good response. This model works very good in Detroit where there are many homes foreclosed or in desperate need of repair.
Good luck...If you have other questions, email me directly at and make sure to put "Trulia Reply" in the subject line so I find it in the appropriate email; folder.
Tom Hinz
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