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Investment Properties in Boston : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Oct 4, 2017
Sara asked:
I'm in MA. My biggest concern is money not time.
How much is it to tear down the house and throw out the trash? Will it be more than 10k?
Do you know any construction companies…
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Sat Aug 12, 2017
Steve Bracero answered:
This is very broad! Ideally, you want to pick one zip code or area then decide if you want the numbers for one property type.

For example- 02115: Sales Price and PSQ for SFR's, Sales Price and PSQ for Condos, and Rental rates for 02115. ... more
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Wed Aug 17, 2016
CH Naamad asked:
What to do if you owned there? Is now a good time to put your unit on the market, or should you wait till inventory shrinks? Please contact me for more info on this matter. See all the condos…
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Thu May 5, 2016
Wongrmk13 asked:
just wonder if you have information pack for overseas investors regarding mortgage and finance
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Thu May 14, 2015
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Wed Apr 8, 2015
Travis Barfield answered:
Every neighborhood of Boston and property is different. Some properties return under 4% while some neighborhoods are around 8%. With that said South Boston is typically between 5-6% with anticipation of appreciation in the near future. ... more
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Sun Mar 22, 2015
Louis Wolfson answered:
Are you looking at single family housing, multi family housing, retail, industrial or commercial properties. I have sold and owned all of them.

Returns are based on risks. Higher return = higher risk.

Are you going to manage properties yourself?

Real estate is not a one way street - it goes up and goes down. Low interest rates = high prices High interest rates = lower prices.

I would be happy to discuss any questions you have
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
Louis Wolfson answered:
All real estate has risks. Condo's have fee's and condo boards, less maintenance, but more restrictive.

3 family depends on where? Lead? Repairs? Parking? More flexible investment options ie: condo down the road, possibly more equity build up, vacancies spread out.

Good Luck
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Sun Mar 30, 2014
CH Naamad answered:
Dorchester is BIG. Plus, you are asking for a brick property, which is usually higher in price than other triple deckers.
I would go with any of the brokers below who know the area and can help you find a great property.
Best regards,
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Mon Aug 19, 2013 answered:
Here are some suggestions:
Back Bay
South End
North End
Beacon Hill

Finding a property with a good ROI and to hold long term value will take the skill of a very good real estate agent and a longer conversation with them than this platform will endure. It is possible but there are quite a few details that need to be disclosed from you and then further researched by your agent to identify the best markets for your criteria.
Boston's Premier Destination for Home Buyer's
617 848 5407 ext704
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Mon Aug 19, 2013
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Tue Jul 9, 2013 answered:
Pending your credit history, etc, we've had lenders lend on projects for 10%. If the project qualifies for FHA mortgage sometimes you can qualify for 3.5% (although these are harder to come by). Short answer, is yes, they exist but contingent on you and the property.

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Mon Jul 1, 2013
Max Kravets answered:
Thanks for those who answered.
Just wanted to clarify a little and narrow the discussion to a more specific situation.
Investor has about 300K of equity available. The goal is
1. To buy a Condo or another residential investment property with Equity Line as a cash buyer and then refinance shortly after the purchase to fix interest.
2. For Positive cash flow - assumption is: no money down (just equity) and about 4.5% 30 year fixed rate
3. The area must have a good appreciation potential, good demand(easy to rent) and quality tenants
I am not looking for specific properties as an answer. The question is - what market do you think is most appropriate within these constraints.
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Sat Feb 23, 2013
Louis Wolfson answered:
Southie is hot - go for it if you find a property you like
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Sat Jan 12, 2013 answered:
We can help. Our specialty is on the buy-side of real estate transactions and investors are a huge part of our clientele.
Massachusetts Premier Buyer Brokerage
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Fri Nov 2, 2012 answered:
We are a great option for you. In addition to helping many investors find properties, our flat fee model/cash rebates are also very attractive to investors.

Feel free to give us a call any time:
617 848 5407 x702
Massachusetts Premier Buyer Agents
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Wed May 30, 2012
John Collins asked:
Offerinmg great returns for investors. 20% annualized returns. Currently have 10 properties with approx 12 investors working with me. Looking for me. Have great inside access on properties…
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