In this video, I discuss some tips to buy a duplex or triplex and live in one unit and rent out the others. This strategy is known as house hacking.
[1:00] Overview of house hacking
[2:29] #1 Focus on the neighborhoods that have the supply of multi-families
[4:26] #2 Check out tenant-occupied properties
[5:30] #3 Look for homes that do not need major repairs
[6:58] #4 Look for a property with separate utilities
[7:50] #5 Run the numbers on the investment over the long term
[9:14] Tip to avoid lender surprises
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Veronica comes from a family of real estate investors. She is passionate about helping clients create wealth, build a legacy, and design a dream lifestyle through real estate.
What makes Veronica stand out from other realtors is her financial background. With an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Northwestern University, she does not run from the numbers. She spent over a decade running financial models to help her employers evaluate projects and products. This skill allows her to simplify the bottom line for a homeowner or forecast the return on investment for a developer.
Veronica is a licensed realtor in PA. Veronica helps her clients buy, sell, invest in real estate in the following neighborhoods in the Philadelphia metro area: Cedar Park, Chester, Cobbs Creek, Darby, Drexel Hill, Germantown, Kingsessing, Lansdowne, Marcus Hook, Overbrook, Overbrook Farms, Sharon Hill, University City, Yeadon, and Upper Darby. Her company also provides property management services for single-family homes and small apartment buildings in the area.