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2019-12-30

It May Be Foolish to Forego Renters Insurance

You probably feel that your monthly rental payments are too high already, so the idea of an added expense for Renters Insurance seems unnecessary. Remind yourself of all that stuff you lugged into your new home and may still be unpacking. Those heavy boxes contain items of value, how would you replace them if they […]

2019-12-16

Is It Sensible To Pay-Off Your Mortgage?

Though the topic about paying off your mortgage is highly debated, the right answer is the one that aligns with your overall goals and investment strategy. There are two diametrically opposed schools of thought when it comes to carrying debt. Some investors prefer to own properties “free and clear,” while others believe that leveraging their […]

2019-12-09

Co-ownership of Your Properties, Is It Right For You?

Several factors will affect how well a business alliance works out. If you’re on the fence about it, keep reading. Buying property is one of the most expensive purchases you’ll make, and growing a real estate business takes time, patience, and capital. In many cases, the latter being the most prohibitive. One way to speed […]

2019-12-02

Turnkey Rental, Are They Right For You?

The right turnkey rental property may the right real estate venture for you.. The popularity of turnkey rental properties saw an explosion after the housing crisis of 2008. During a time when many homeowners were losing their homes, investors were scrambling to purchase properties to meet new rental demand. Much of that rental market emerged […]

2019-11-25

Save Money By Doing An Energy Audit And Seven Easy Fixes

As a property owner, you should always be looking for ways to save money and to maximize profits. Raising the rent isn’t always an option. There lots of ways your profits vanish without you even knowing it, that’s why it’s a good idea to conduct an energy audit. Most tenants pay the utilities in their […]

2019-11-18

A Smart Property Owner’s Guide to Maintenance

Like a health physical, home maintenance is important for your rental’s upkeep and well-being. Property maintenance is just as crucial as property management, and it should be held to the same high standards to attract quality tenants. Your potential applicants research properties online or at least do a drive-by to see if they would enjoy […]

2019-11-11

Why Cash-For-Keys Can Be Better than Evicting

So, you have a nightmare tenant that you just want to get rid of! Though most property owners are all too familiar with the legal process of eviction, there is a viable alternative. If the seeds for eviction have been sown, “Cash for Keys” is a less intensive way to expedite the inevitable.  What is […]

2019-11-04

How To Make Extra Cash From Your Rental on Airbnb

Airbnb actually now has more listing than hotels have rooms! Short-term rentals have become a booming business for people looking to make a little extra money. Online platforms like Airbnb have seen an explosion of property owners listing their properties. The rapid growth stems from travelers now opting for short-term rentals over hotels for a […]

2019-10-28

How To Find A Home To Rent With Low Credit Score

Having a low credit score doesn’t mean you’re doomed for life, but it can make some aspects of your life more trying and certainly more expensive. Rates for car loans and insurance, bank loans, and home rental can be challenging at best. You’re going to have to convince your potential landlord of why they should […]

2019-10-21

How To Use Social Media To Promote Your Rental Property

Most property owners have moved away from traditional advertising campaigns, like print ads, and have started using some form of social media to help drive traffic. With billions of regular users and dozens of tools and apps at your disposal, you need to implement the right social media strategy for maximum exposure.  Target Your Audience […]