Real Estate Investment
Q: What type of loan (equity line of credit or loan) would be better to take out to pay off credit cards and do minor home improvements on an investment property? Total debt is $87,000 and have 2 credit scores over 710. Read More.
I want to use my current home as an income-producing property, but am having trouble getting a loan. Can you help?
Q: I own a three-family home in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and would like to use it as a rental/income property and purchase a home in a more rural area. Can you help me find a lender who doesn’t see in only black and white? I spoke with a lender who said that they would not consider the rents from all three apartments because it wasn’t on my taxes as such. I tried to explain that I am living in one apartment and my mother in another, so the two apartments weren’t rented out. I have all three apartments rented out–$700, $700, and $850 per month covers ALL the mortgage, taxes and insurance, and leaves me with $950 income at the end of the month. I am so frusterated and any help on such a lender or your professional suggestions would be … Read More.
I own a building on West 84th between Columbus and Amsterdam–how do I develop the property to maximize its value?
Q: I own a 5-story, 19/92 building on West 84th between Columbus and Amsterdam. If I fully renovate the units, what would a unit be worth? I also want to know what layout and room count would make it most valuable. Read More.