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Another Real Estate Question: Buy & Rent a Condo From Afar?

If I wanted to buy a house or condo in a distant state as an investment, and I had an opportunity to buy a place outright, with tenants and leases already in place, should I? How about outright but sans tenants? More info within. [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Oct 17, 2014 - 15 answers

How can my family bar my bipolar father from access to credit?

My bipolar father will go on crazy consumer debt fueled sprees of spending / gambling. What can we do on a severely limited budget to ensure he doesn't end up homeless or otherwise in major trouble? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 28, 2013 - 10 answers

Foreclosure (but not on us personally) How long til the bank bounces us out and we dont get to live rent-free? Because this is pretty awesome right here.

Foreclosure!!!(but not on us personally) How long til the bank bounces us out and we dont get to live rent-free? Because this is pretty awesome right here. [more inside]
posted by Senor Cardgage on Apr 22, 2011 - 18 answers

Talk me through the downsides, please.

Is this real estate deal too good to be true? [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on May 20, 2010 - 8 answers

Rent burden for cohabitation?

Is there a standard rent rate for cohabitation when one partner already owns the destination home? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 15, 2010 - 24 answers

How feasible is renting out a condo while living in another city?

I am thinking about buying a specific apartment (condo) in Brooklyn, NY. For this question, let's assume that this apartment is a smart investment / better than renting, financially. While I don't have plans to leave New York in the immediate future, I'm not 100% committed to staying here, either. So my question is about contingencies: if I got this apartment, then in a few years needed to move to a different city, how much pain would I be bringing upon myself to keep the apartment and rent it out? [more inside]
posted by the jam on Mar 2, 2010 - 8 answers

Cost ratio of mortgage payment vs. rent?

When you made the jump from paying the rent to paying a mortgage, what was the ratio? [more inside]
posted by woj on Oct 6, 2006 - 36 answers

Aspiring landlord needs help obtaining positive cashflow with low down payments!

When I read about people putting 10% down for mortgage financing, how are they achieving this with invesment properties which are not owner-occuopied? Read on for a more thorough explanation... [more inside]
posted by paulino636 on Sep 11, 2006 - 11 answers

Should we buy a house or keep renting?

Should we buy a house or keep renting? [more inside]
posted by JPigford on Jul 4, 2006 - 29 answers

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