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Description: Buying foreclosures to turn them into rental properties is tricky business. Mack Companies, a Chicago real-estate firm, invests in about one out of every 40 homes it inspects. MarketWatch’s Amy Hoak looks at why some make the cut and others don’t.

Source:  Marketwatch.com – video report

Date: 02/03/2012

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/investing-in-foreclosures-how-one-company-does-it/08159368-9CE4-4D5C-BE15-1DD13BC08DF8

Questions for discussion:

  • Describe the financial analysis required before this firm buys.
  • What are the risks associated with this sort of investing?

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