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Top Three Mistakes New Landlords Make

By on June 20, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Top Three Mistakes New Landlords Make

Becoming a landlord can be a great way to earn passive income and save for the future. And whether you became a landlord accidentally (through inheritance or a simple need to create income with an extra property) or have purchased a property with renting in mind, every landlord has to start somewhere. Learning the basics […]

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10 Reasons You Need To Hire a Property Manager

By on June 11, 2018 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments
10 Reasons You Need To Hire a Property Manager

When you own one or two investment properties, there will come a time when you ask yourself if you should hire a property manager or conduct all the landlord responsibilities yourself. On the one hand, working with a property manager gives you a hands-off approach to your rental properties. On the other hand, working with […]

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How to Write a Great Rental Listing

By on May 18, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Write a Great Rental Listing

Find Your Renters Where They’re Searching: Writing a rental listing is only half the battle; you have to make sure that potential applicants will actually find the listing! Even if your listing is perfect, covers all the basics and the extra details, it will not be worthwhile if no one actually sees it. So, where […]

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How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

By on May 16, 2018 in Education with 8 Comments
How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

Increasing the monthly rent on your rental properties is something every landlord will inevitably experience.  Like most industries, the rental market responds to economic trends creating opportunities for owners to ask more or less for rent depending on their region.  The recent years have provided a positive position for rental property owners who are experiencing […]

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Landlords on Vacation? Yes, You Can!

By on February 21, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Landlords on Vacation? Yes, You Can!

Landlords are no different than the rest of us, who dream of going on vacation and taking a break from the day-to-day.  But owning and managing rental properties comes with certain responsibilities that can make taking even a short time off seem impossible. The truth is, with proper preparation, landlords can find a relaxing hiatus […]

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Managing Roommates: Landlord Tips for Co-tenancy

By on February 7, 2018 in Education with 4 Comments
Managing Roommates: Landlord Tips for Co-tenancy

Renting to roommates significantly widens the pool of qualified tenants whose dual income makes living in your rental property more affordable. However, renting to roommates or co-tenants sometimes requires special attention when issues arise between the individuals that could ultimately put your rental property or your rental income at risk.     Renting to multiple, unrelated tenants […]

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How to Have a Stress Free Moving Day

By on August 21, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Have a Stress Free Moving Day

A signed leased means your new renters passed your tenant screening criteria but even the best tenants can forget to pay attention to certain property rules and lease terms in the midst of moving day excitement. Even if they did pay attention during the lease signing process, putting together “welcome to the property” paperwork that […]

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Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property managers that thrive execute one thing very well: Efficiency. Because there are so many moving parts that go into running a successful rental business, property managers need have a system that keeps them efficient and effective.  Property management software gives landlords and property managers a convenient solution to organize their rental business and streamline […]

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20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Investing in Real Estate

By on May 12, 2017 in Education with 4 Comments
20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Investing in Real Estate

Real estate can be one of the most profitable and secure investments for individuals who do their research and put energy into efficiently managing their properties. I bought my first property when I was 21 and officially entered the investment game when I purchased my second property a few years later. As my investment portfolio […]

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The Most Important Tips For First-Time Landlords

By on March 30, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
The Most Important Tips For First-Time Landlords

Congratulations on making the leap towards owning an investment property. Real estate investments are often seen as one of the most reliable (and profitable) investment opportunities due to the tax benefits and income potential. However, a reliable and profitable investment will only become safe and lucrative if managed properly.  A new landlord needs to take […]

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