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How to Invest in a Boarded-Up House

Investing in boarded-up houses can be a lucrative investment strategy, but it may not be for everyone.


[Updated: Jun 07, 2021 ] May 09, 2021 by Liz Brumer

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Pros Cons
Properties can be purchased at a discount
Abundant inventory
Helps improve the area and provide quality housing to a tenant or buyer
Can be quite profitable if purchased right
Can be difficult to locate owner in order to purchase property
Often requires significant repairs
May have hidden issues
May not be in ideal location
Not always able to access the inside of property prior to purchase

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