Richard Montgomery

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How Do You move from SFD to Commercial Investing?

How Do You move from SFD to Commercial Investing?

As With So Many Things, The Answer Is: It Depends. Here are some tips to help you make the right decision for your situation. READER QUESTION: Right now I’m investing my money in single-family residences. I had no previous experience and have been at it for a year. I’ve done a ...
5 ways to evaluate investment property

5 ways to find the value of investment property

| Article | Funding, Operations
Reader Question: We want to make our first real estate investment purchase. We have decided on investing in older two- to four-family apartments. It appears there are different ways to decide what a property is worth. How do you evaluate an old three-family property? — Julie and Rob P. Monty’s ...