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Investment Properties in Austin : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Sep 2, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and call a local realtor or two and go from there.
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Mon Nov 28, 2016
Johnhhargrove answered:
Hey Marlo, I'm John Hargrove, I'm a Realtor working with investors who love flipping homes, I do so much volume that I help find them the best homes for no fee, and sell it at top dollar for a serious discount. Id love to chat with you buddy, my cell is 512-915-0605 give me a call or text and lets get you started!! ... more
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Mon Oct 17, 2016
Mark Welch answered:
Hi, Rita. I saw that no one answered your question, but in case you're still looking, there are many places in and around Austin that are good for rentals. A lot will depend on your specific budget, but in general, there are some neighborhoods in SW Austin that are worth looking at, also north central Austin, and venturing further out, Cedar Park and Round Rock. The area around UT is always good, due to the student population. ... more
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Thu Jul 14, 2016
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Thu Jul 7, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
As an investor, I understand about cutting cost and to maximize profit. However, it's better to be safe than sorry and title can make mistakes. In other words, hire an attorney and you can sleep better at night. ... more
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Wed Jun 29, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
I agree with Jim below, if you are only wanting to know about the cost to build I would start with a general contractor.
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Sat Feb 13, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
It looks like you are in a tight spot. I would suggest asking other investors that you know of for referrals or perhaps if you can have a partner or two in this investment.
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Tue Feb 9, 2016
Akslp2080 asked:
Looking to buy a SFH in the NW Austin (Near4 Points Drive to be precise). However, I would live in the house for an year and after that not sure because I am planning to move to another…
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Mon Oct 26, 2015
John Broussard answered:
There is a simple solution, give me a call to discuss.

John Broussard
Newbridge Investments
832-429-4389
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Mon Mar 2, 2015
Jim Morelli answered:
I have had clients who have successfully used Manana Funding. They are in Austin.
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Thu Jan 1, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
It varies depending upon the landlord. Typically I see from $250 - $400, and when representing tenants, I've seen some of them shying away from the $400 pet deposit. So I guess it depends on how hot the leasing market is in the area, how motivated a landlord is in leasing the property, and how motivated the tenant is in getting the property. ... more
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Tue Dec 30, 2014
Melissa Cox answered:
There are many possibilities for you to look at. I have a multi unit property that I rent out and know what type of returns you would be looking for. I can run the financials on possible properties and let you know what percentage return you can expect for this investment. Give me a call.

Melissa Cox
512-826-1393
melissacox@jbgoodwin.com
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Tue Dec 30, 2014
Melissa Cox answered:
Austin is a strong market, that makes it a target for criticism. What Austin has going for it is jobs, appealing lifestyle and many people moving in everyday. The size of the city has expanded tremendously during the last two decades. Making the value of homes increase year by year. There is still a very strong market in Austin and more jobs and people come everyday. ... more
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Tue Sep 23, 2014
Alwin asked:
The traditional banks will not finance this because of the <50% owner occupancy rate, otherwise everything checks out.

I have 780 credit, strong income, strong reserve cash and 25%…
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