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Craig Bartels

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  • Indianapolis

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Premier Agent

29 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Broker/Owner (21 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Relocation,
Short-Sale

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  • (32 Contributions,
  • 0 Best Answers,
  • 1 Helpful)

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Can anyone tell me with a best place/city In USA to find a rental investment property under 200K ?

Answer

I just contributed to an article on this topic on Inman News. Take a look at this link:http://www.inman.com/reports/10-markets-invest/indianapolis.htmlclick on "read more" for additional information and my contribution.Indianapolis is rated #1.  Indianapolis has also been rated the most affordable place to live in the United States for 8 quarters straight.I've sold to hundreds of investors out of state, most of which have never set foot in Indiana and I have never met in person.Contact me if you have interest.  I work mostly with $100k-$500k properties, newer construction(best for out of state landlords).

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Is this a lease?

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yes, this is a lease  I am unsure why some listings that come through automatically to Zillow show up under for sale and not under for lease.

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whats with the the price?

Answer

actually this was a home we had for rent, not for sure why it showed up as a home for sale.We have about 50 homes for rent at [hotlink removed by Zillow moderator] and listings at [hotlink removed by Zillow moderator] Thanks!

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Does the house really cost $1195?

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Hi!This is actually a home for rent.  For over 50 homes we have for rent right now, take a look at [hotlink removed by Zillow moderator] For home buying, take a look here:[hotlink removed by Zillow moderator] Thanks!Craig Bartels

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An appropriate offer in today's market?

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I would have your agent pull comps in the area to see what others have sold for in the past 6-9 months.  This will give you a good idea of what to offer. That being said, it's a buyers market, hands down.  One thing to keep in mind as well, many sellers have discounted their homes already to be great deals.  Same as many bank owned homes, the price out there is 20-25% less then it was 2-3 years ago.

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I need to lease/rent a home because

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Everyone, I am sorry about that!  I clicked submit, and it never left my edit screen, then suddenly there was 19 replies posted and I have no idea how to delete them...Sorry again...

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I need to lease/rent a home because

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It's probably to late for you, but others reading can check out the website of properties I have for rent, typically we have 50-70 single family homes available at any one time in Indianapolis.  [promotional hotlinks removed by Zillow moderator] 

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