Housing Dilemma

Now that I have per­ma­nent­ly moved to my new city, it’s time to start look­ing for a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly rental prop­er­ty to buy! I am deter­mined to suc­ceed this time after I failed to buy a prop­er­ty in my old city ear­li­er in 2016. I love only pay­ing $400 in rent to live in my friend’s base­ment, but I’d much rather … Read more

House Hunt Update: Shelving the Search

The time has come. I’m hang­ing up my house hunt­ing hat for now 🙁 I don’t want to stop look­ing. Men­tal­ly, emo­tion­al­ly, mon­e­tar­i­ly: I’m ready to buy a prop­er­ty. The prob­lem lies with the mar­ket in my area. There have been very few hous­es com­ing up for sale, and the ones that have come up are … Read more

Z is for Zoning

As I’ve men­tioned once or twice before, I’m in the process of buy­ing my first mul­ti-fam­i­­ly prop­er­ty to start my real estate invest­ment port­fo­lio. I had hoped to have a post say­ing I bought a house! but alas, it is not meant to be yet. As part of the offer I made to the sell­er, I spec­i­fied the duplex had to … Read more

The House Hunt Begins!

After return­ing from the Chau­tauqua where I talked at length to Paula, I declared I was going to buy a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly prop­er­ty to rent out and kick­start my pas­sive income stream. That time is now! I’ve spent the last sev­er­al months read­ing up on what seems like every blog post ever writ­ten about rent­ing out mul­ti-fam­i­­ly prop­er­ties, how to … Read more