Have you considered buying a duplex where you can live in one unit and rent the other part out? Some call this house hacking. In this video, I will talk about the advantages of choosing to buy a duplex vs. a single-family home if you don’t really need a 3-4 bedroom home, especially as a first-time homebuyer.
[1:05] Overview of house hacking
[1:45] Benefits of buying a duplex and living in one unit
[4:18] Reasons why house hacking may not be right for you
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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.