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Ways for Home Buyers to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Hello Hampton Roads,

Owning rental properties can be a great way to grow your cash flow and fund your retirement.  If you are in the market to buy a home, there are ways to get started in real estate investing right away! Many options exists for both owner occupants and non-owner occupants.   It's never too early to start whether you are a first time home buyer or not,  here are a few tips on getting started!

For home buyers who intend on living in the investment property they purchase, there are several ways to get your feet wet:

Tip#1  Purchase a multi-unit property up to 4 units and live in one unit and rent out the rest Tip#2  Purchase a single family home with an in-law suite and rent that out.  Tip#3  Consider short-term AirBNB rentals and make your home available to coincide with popular events in your area.
Purchasing a home focusing on cash flow, turns your personal residence into a productive asset that pays you to live in it.  By living in the home, you can qualify f…

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