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Typically this discussion will take you down the road of buying Apartment Buildings versus Single Family Homes.. but I want to take a look at whether it’s better to buy a single family home (SFH) or a home with multiple units in it (MFH). Add another entrance at the other side, and hey presto, there you have a DIY duplex dog kennel! If you’ve already selected what school district you want to live in, you’ll want to search Wake County homes for sale by school. This 1940s brick duplex offers two units that are freshly painted, have new window treatments (mini-blinds), and new vinyl flooring in the upper unit.

If you are attaching the duplex to your house and using it as a rental or investment property, you don’t want your renters having access to your home, which means you need to ensure the duplex has an exterior door of …