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LAS VEGAS could be the best city in America for Rental Houses


By LASVEGASWINNER   Follow   Sat, 17 Mar 2012, 9:28am PDT   4,419 views   36 comments
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There are 157 HUD Properties selling below $90,000 that can rent for $1000 a month, giving the investor 13% to 15% ROI if you get 10% down investor financing thru HUD.

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bubblesitter   Sat, 17 Mar 2012, 11:03am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 1

I heard cannibal anarchy is going to begin from LV. :)

dodgerfanjohn   Sat, 17 Mar 2012, 11:46am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 2

If all that inventory out there never gets sold off and converted to rentals also.

Anyway, I heard rents there are pushing down to the $800-900/mo range in several areas for 3bd/1ba homes.

Like this:

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/apa/2863853997.html

or this:

http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/apa/2906575870.html

xenogear3   Sat, 17 Mar 2012, 12:30pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 3

$950 for a 1400 sq ft house which can easily sell for 1 million in CA !

I will rent 10 of them and rent out !

bubblesitter   Sat, 17 Mar 2012, 1:57pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 4

xenogear3 says

I will rent 10 of them and rent out !

To whom?

iwog   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 3:50am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 5

LASVEGASWINNER says

There are 157 HUD Properties selling below $90,000 that can rent for $1000 a month, giving the investor 13% to 15% ROI if you get 10% down investor financing thru HUD.

For awhile, Antioch, Brentwood, and Pittsburg California were all beating 15% ROI but I'm not sure if that's still the case.

In 2009 there was no competition, however today there's millions flowing into these homes.

drtor   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 4:00am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 6

LASVEGASWINNER says

There are 157 HUD Properties selling below $90,000 that can rent for $1000 a month, giving the investor 13% to 15% ROI if you get 10% down investor financing thru HUD.

Larry Roberts who runs OC housing (formerly Irvine housing) blog has started an investment fund focused on these kinds of deals in Las Vegas.

2k12   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 4:16am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 7

Tons of rentals on the market not renting and many now offering rental specials because they have been sitting vacant for months..Too many dumb investor sheep doing the same thing.

bubblesitter   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 4:19am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 8

iwog says

however today there's millions flowing into these homes.

2k12 says

Too many dumb investor sheep doing the same thing.

???????

2k12   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 4:20am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 9

Go to hudhomestore and you will see this guy is a liar only 5 homes offered from HUD for investors in Clark County.All of them wrecks.Since he claims there is much more is he suggesting investors commit fraud and buy Hud homes listed for sale to owner occupants only.

elliemae   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 4:46am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (1)     Comment 10

Las Vegas winner is a realtor. Of course he wants you to buy, and he wants you to think that the economy is turning around in Vegas. It's not.

LV Sun Newspaper says

"There was a time when experts thought Nevada would be well on the road to recovery by 2012. But we're not.

There is strong consensus, though, that we're turning the corner. Yes, we've heard that before, too, but this time there is greater confidence. The important numbers are trending well."

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/jan/01/economy-2012-forecast/

I spend a chunk of time in Vegas - there are rentals in the $800-$1,000 range all over. But even in the best neighborhoods, the safety factor is an issue. The "bad" areas are everywhere, encroaching on the best of areas. There are so many people out of work, no longer qualifying for unemployment, that simply aren't counted any longer. Panhandlers everywhere; there's a teenage girl living behind a (huge, decorative) rock at an intersection in a "good" area. I've been by there at night, she's sleeping there.

And then, there's the tunnels:

http://www.amazon.com/Beneath-Neon-Tunnels-Travel-Holiday/dp/0929712390

During the boom, they threw up so many houses so quickly (and many are the color of vomit); they're poorly built, crammed on top of one another, and poorly maintained. It and it doesn't matter what the newspapers & realtors say, Vegas has a ways to go in its recovery.

I work with people who are suffering due to the economy, who can't afford to put mom in a nursing home because they need her income. Who can't afford caregivers, who can't pay for their bills and are clearly stressed. Many of my social worker friends see the same thing... It's horrible, and buying a crappy house as a rental doesn't mean that the people you rent to can afford the payment.

You can't compare houses in Vegas to those in California. It's like comparing oranges & parched cactus stems.

elliemae   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 4:54am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 11

LASVEGASWINNER says

LAS VEGAS "could" be the best city in America for Rental Houses...

...but it isn't. Give it a year or two after it bottoms.

dunnross   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 6:01am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 12

iwog says

In 2009 there was no competition, however today there's millions flowing into these homes.

Yes, that's why prices are down more than 10% in all these neighborhoods.

StoutFiles   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 7:47am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 13

So why does no ever talk about Vegas's upcoming water shortage?

dunnross   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 9:16am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 14

StoutFiles says

So why does no ever talk about Vegas's upcoming water shortage?

Just like nobody talks about the Bay Area's upcoming earthquake.

bubblesitter   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 9:18am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 15

StoutFiles says

So why does no ever talk about Vegas's upcoming water shortage?

He is not going to answer any questions. He is a realtor. He wants people to buy. He won't buy himself and rent it out cuz he knows the risk involved in buying.

APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 10:40am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 16

Hahahahahahahaha!

Hahahahahahahahahahaha!

Tens of thousands wandering the streets of that horrific shithole, no nope, not even bus fare to get out of town.

Yeah, they're all ready to throw 1000 bucks a month at one of LVW's marks. More likely, they'll come in through the windows and eat them.

LV would be lucky to be simply doomed. In a matter of months, it's going to be CANNIBAL ANARCHY central.

Great value if you're into that kind of thing.

APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 10:43am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (3)   Dislike     Comment 17

Seriously, they'll be squatted and burn - some by opportunistic arson, others by meth lab accidents.

Great place if you're into living in your own production of The Road.

waiting_for_the_fall   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 10:45am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 18

The Rich Dad Poor Dad guy is the same way. He wants people to buy but doesn't have rentals himself. The way he makes money is from selling his books.
Realtors are scammers. They say anything, do anything to get you to buy or they won't get a commission.

Based on how the majority of posters on this blog feel about realtors, it's funny how LASVEGASWINNER keeps coming back and posting his drivel. Maybe the Rich Dad book he read told him to never give up. There's always a sucker out there who will believe your lies.

RentingForHalfTheCost   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 10:53am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 19

90K is too much. Nevada is practically bankrupt.

dunnross   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 11:51am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 20

RentingForHalfTheCost says

90K is too much. Nevada is practically bankrupt.

And California isn't? California is worse than Greece.

elliemae   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 12:41pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 21

The typical las vegas house from the past 15 or so years is narrow, with garage in front and the door on the side of the house (where you can't see the entrance from the front of the house, not exactly safe). Cracked white or pinkish (puke) stucco, tile roofs, 15 foot setback in front yard, 10 feet on the sides, 20 feet on the back. No privacy, very little parking available for guests. Poorly built, poorly designed. There's very little difference between the houses and a double wide trailer.

And nowhere for kids to play.

dunnross   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 1:09pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 22

elliemae says

The typical las vegas house from the past 15 or so years is narrow, with garage in front and the door on the side of the house (where you can't see the entrance from the front of the house, not exactly safe). Cracked white or pinkish (puke) stucco, tile roofs, 15 foot setback in front yard, 10 feet on the sides, 20 feet on the back. No privacy, very little parking available for guests. Poorly built, poorly designed. There's very little difference between the houses and a double wide trailer.

Sounds like a typical Bay Area house. Only the Bay Area version was built in 1940's and has termite infestation.

StoutFiles   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 10:28pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 23

elliemae says

Poorly built, poorly designed.

That's the majority of homes everywhere. The only difference is some have great locations and others have poor locations. Anywhere in Vegas is a poor location.

freak80   Sun, 18 Mar 2012, 11:04pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 24

Isn't Vegas just a desert with casinos? Where are the (real) jobs? Or is gambling with houses as much a vital part of the "economy" as regular gambling?

RentingForHalfTheCost   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 1:40am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 25

dunnross says

RentingForHalfTheCost says

90K is too much. Nevada is practically bankrupt.

And California isn't? California is worse than Greece.

Yup, agreed. California is in a world of hurt. The only difference is that here you can get a job paying 90k or more. At least for now.

dunnross   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 2:17am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 26

RentingForHalfTheCost says

The only difference is that here you can get a job paying 90k or more.

With a big percent of the population retiring, that's not going to be so much of a factor affecting house prices, any more. As far as the weather, there are many much cheaper places with much better weather than the Bay Area - any coastal area south of the border is a prime candidate.

joshuatrio   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 2:27am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 27

Tarara Boomdea says

"Negative equity is so bad in the state, Chide said, modifications without principal reduction were no longer enough to keep borrowers from walking away.

LOL

leo707   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 5:43am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 28

waiting_for_the_fall says

The Rich Dad Poor Dad guy is the same way. He wants people to buy but doesn't have rentals himself. The way he makes money is from selling his books.
Realtors are scammers. They say anything, do anything to get you to buy or they won't get a commission.

Exactly, if these were such hot investment opportunities I doubt LasVegas"Winner" would be even mentioning them here.

waiting_for_the_fall says

Based on how the majority of posters on this blog feel about realtors, it's funny how LASVEGASWINNER keeps coming back and posting his drivel. Maybe the Rich Dad book he read told him to never give up. There's always a sucker out there who will believe your lies.

Yeah, and his threads are more or less spam for his buyers agent business.

bubblesitter   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 5:55am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 29

Tarara Boomdea says

"Negative equity is so bad in the state, Chide said, modifications without principal reduction were no longer enough to keep borrowers from walking away.

Most of the seasoned bulls still don't understand the cascading effect of $1 negative equity over the period of 30 years.It is like - but,but I got my rent check and I am cash flow +ve. LOL.

elliemae   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 9:25am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 30

Can we all agree that "Tarara Boomdea" is one of the most awesome screen names in Patnet history?

StoutFiles   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 9:33am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 31

leoj707 says

Exactly, if these were such hot investment opportunities I doubt LasVegas"Winner" would be even mentioning them here.

He must be pretty desperate to be posting on a site that doesn't fall for that drivel.

bubblesitter   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 9:38am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 32

StoutFiles says

He must be pretty desperate to be posting on a site that doesn't fall for that drivel.

Pretty much.

elliemae   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 10:09am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 33

Mandy Lifeboats says

Thanks, Ellie! I alternate between Tarara, Mandy Lifeboats and Freda Slaves.

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Patrick   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 10:33am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 34

dunnross says

Just like nobody talks about the Bay Area's upcoming earthquake.

Or the carcinogenic water created by the tech companies:

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?source=patrick.net&id=22807

thomas.wong1986   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 12:56pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (1)     Comment 35

Patrick says

Or the carcinogenic water created by the tech companies:
http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?source=patrick.net&id=22807

That is the price you pay for being the center of Tech and called "Silicon Valley". What were you expecting ? If its not your cup of tea.. than there is little you can do here

We seriously need to get our tech mfg back into our borders, and get people jobs/income, and regrow our economy.

dunnross   Mon, 19 Mar 2012, 2:06pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 36

thomas.wong1986 says

That is the price you pay for being the center of Tech and called "Silicon Valley". What were you expecting ? If its not your cup of tea.. than there is little you can do here

Yes, but all these things should be built into the price of the house, right? I am sure you can get a cheap Chernobyl house, right now, why not one in the Silicon Valley?

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