Listing and Selling duplexes in Austin, San Antonio and Dallas

         Sean Little, Broker/Owner Austin Lone Star Realty

Phone: (512) 243-7696
Email: info@austinlonestarrealty.com
Main Website: austinlonestarrealty.com


Buyer's Guide

View the Residential Buyer/Tenant Representation Agreement

FAQs About Buying a Home

What is a duplex?

A duplex (or 2-plex) is considered a two-family home with two apartments under one roof. The two apartments are typically separated by a common wall or carport or roof --- making for more privacy and less noise than typical in an apartment building where several apartment adjoin above, below or next to you! More...

Why Buy a Duplex?

To owner occupy: A duplex home purchase can be appealing to an owner-occupant buyer who would want to live in one side of the duplex and rent out the other apartment.

For investment: Investors buy duplexes and use both sides of the property for rental income. More...

Investment Tips

Investors buy duplex, triplex and fourplex as well as single family property for the appreciation and tax benefits of owning property. Investors can exchange property into other property thereby deferring capital gains taxes on the sale of the property with an IRS 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange. More...

Why Investors Like Residential Real Estate

Investors like residential real estate because it is has demonstrated stability - shelter is a fundamental need, can easily be converted to cash as needed, and there are homebuyers everywhere. More...