This edition: Buying a Duplex
Buying real estate to diversify your portfolio can be very enticing and have fantastic benefits. But buying property and becoming a landlord are very different choices. Jodie Ahern is in the market for a new home and is considering purchasing a duplex and renting out the other half. Before she does, she wants to make certain that she has all the right information before taking on the role of a duplex owner and landlord. Right on the Money will speak with financial planner Scott Gislason and attorney Janet Portman to find out whether the benefits of owning a duplex will outweigh the work involved with being a landlord.