Case Study – Single Family Home p1

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In this post, lets calculate the capital gains if we were to purchase this Austin  investment home. HUD home in NW Austin 3 bed 2 bath 2 car garage 1284 sq ft 1 story Built in 1976 Lets estimate capital gains on the purchase.  Here are the relevant stats: List price: $117,000 Market value: $140,000 Repairs/makeready: $5,000 Closing costs: $3,725 … Read More

2 ways to make money with investment homes

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So you’ve heard that real estate is a good investment. But how do we make money in real estate? There are two main ways: Cash Flow Capital Gains Cash Flow – When you have more income (rent) than expenses (mortgage, property taxes, insurance), you make money! Capital Gains – When you sell a property for more than you paid for … Read More