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Single-Family vs. Multifamily Investing: The Good, the Bad, and the Different

Just starting out as a real estate investor? Here's what you need to know about single-family vs. multifamily investing.


[Updated: Apr 16, 2021 ] Jul 24, 2020 by Aly J. Yale

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Pros Cons
Easier and cheaper to get started. You can be pickier about tenants. Less turnover. Fewer vacancies. Easier to sell the property. Financing is typically simpler. Less maintenance and upkeep. Less cash flow. Vacancies are costlier. It's harder to scale. Returns are down.
Pros Cons
Easier and cheaper to get started Less cash flow.
You can be pickier about tenants. Vacancies are costlier.
Less turnover. It's harder to scale.
Fewer vacancies. Returns are down.
Easier to sell the property.
Financing is typically simpler.
Less maintenance and upkeep.

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