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611, 2017

Cosmetic vs Complete Rehabbing: The Case for Each

The goal of purchasing, rehabbing and repositioning a property is to make a profit, period. That means every decision you make must have the bottom line in mind. That is especially important when it comes to deciding about the level of renovation required to reposition [...]

3110, 2017

Due Diligence in Real Estate, Part 2: Equity and Loans

Whether you’re new to purchasing, rehabbing and repositioning real estate as an investment opportunity, or you’re a more seasoned investor (in real estate or elsewhere) you need to answer one big question before you make your next purchase: Where’s the money coming from? The answer? [...]

2410, 2017

A Guide to Buying Foreclosures

Properties in foreclosure are often an excellent source for single-family home rehab and repositioning. Coming from a family that actively owns and operates real estate investments (I’m the third generation to be in the biz) I’ve seen my fair share of houses, blocks and [...]

2009, 2017

When to Refurbish (or Demolish) a Structure?

Believe it or not, a lot of work goes into real estate projects--in particular, the decision over whether a property should be renovated and refurbished, or demolished outright to make way for another structure. Personally, I much prefer renovation and refurbishment: I find it more [...]

1509, 2017

A Primer to Repositioning Single Family Homes

Even though I’ve built my career on rehabbing and repositioning large, multi-family apartment complexes, I’ve always remained fond of single-family homes. After all, there is plenty of opportunity for renovating and reselling single-family homes--to the point that there are many articles, TV shows, websites, and [...]

Michael Zaransky
Michael Zaransky
Co-CEO at Prime Property Investors, Ltd. Managing Principal at MZ Capital Partners