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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Ken,

It depends on the Investor.  For the type of investor we worked with, they had a formula to which we adhered and used when presenting a property. A

Oct 31, 2018 01:32 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Lots of good comments here.  Like beauty, it may be in the eye of the beholder.  So many considerations and variables. 

Oct 31, 2018 05:57 PM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

The right home, in the right condition, for the right price.

Oct 31, 2018 04:04 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I would have to take the word "Grade" out Ken Jones . All Real Estate is Investment Real Estate, just some are bad investments.

Oct 31, 2018 01:33 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I would think that all property could be 'graded' with regards to the investment value.

I'll listen to your podcast later, Ken.

Oct 31, 2018 07:21 PM
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The Villages Realty
The Villages Realty - San Jose, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

Investment grade to me,, is all about income potential.

Oct 31, 2018 05:41 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Investment grade, in my opinion, would be property that at least pays for itself....

Oct 31, 2018 03:38 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I don't think that terminology expresses value properly.

Oct 31, 2018 02:53 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Every investor has his own definition of investment grade because their bottom lines are different.

Oct 31, 2018 02:21 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Regal | Christie's International Real Estate - Orlando, FL
Regional Manager Regal Christie's Int'l Realty

I’ll check it out 

Oct 31, 2018 02:16 PM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Going over there now, BBL.

Oct 31, 2018 01:51 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The price is right and the numbers work.

Oct 31, 2018 01:46 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

A standard for investing tied into risk, liquidity and return dynamics

Oct 31, 2018 01:27 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I know it well as i invest it in often. That is what teh average person can not get a mortgage to buy. That is cash only, as is and quick sale. I love half price

Nov 01, 2018 05:12 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Produces a return acceptable to the investor!

Nov 01, 2018 05:04 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

not a term I use 

Nov 01, 2018 04:19 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you.

Nov 01, 2018 03:24 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I like to double my money, we have a few spreadsheets to analize each investment to see if they fit our objectives.

Nov 01, 2018 12:31 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Ok.

Oct 31, 2018 11:36 PM
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Strange term I have not really heard used. I'd imagine it involves an investment that makes money and is worth investing in. 

Oct 31, 2018 10:10 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Thank you, Ken, will look and hear your charming voice again. 

Oct 31, 2018 08:47 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB REALTY - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

Hello Ken, you have a great talk show. 

Oct 31, 2018 08:09 PM
Rainmaker
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Interesting Ken

Nov 05, 2018 04:30 PM
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It is all up to the investor.

Nov 04, 2018 07:15 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

That really depends on the buyers intent on flipping or renting or...

Nov 02, 2018 07:39 PM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
RE/MAX Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Santa Clarita

An investment property needs to pay for itself now and over time.  A home needs to fulfill the family's needs and also be a sound investment.

Nov 01, 2018 01:35 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks.

Nov 01, 2018 07:41 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I have not used that term but it brings to mind, good cash flow, growing equity and a pretty sure investment for the long term.

Nov 01, 2018 06:57 AM