Would buying a duplex be a good investment for a first time real estate investor?I would be a first time home buyer, in addition to real estate investor. My plan is to move into one of the empty units when avalible. I would like to hear the pro's and con's of this plan.March 21 2009 - Portage11YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.