Check active listings for units. If property is 1-4 units can get residential lending. Anything 5 or more units lender considers commercial and the interest rates will be higher. Consider id area does or does not have rent control. If rent control area know the annual percentage allowable increase. With units always consider the monthly income (rents) generated from property. Any questions please contact me.
Gail Mercedes Cole
EXP Marina del Rey
not sure of the question. If you want to purchase, you must have: proof of funds, deposit, pre approval and sometimes FICO all dated within the last 30 days. If you rent, each property owner will have different requirements: 2 years constant employment, FICO score, contact information from previous landlord, etc.
Your first step toward buying your new home will be to analyze your needs. Find the community that fit your lifestyle. Second - get pre-qualification letter from the bank.
Third - find local Real Estate Expert, who will find best deal for you.