Latest Episode • January 29, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 472: Disaster Preparedness: How 5 Simple Steps Can Help You Protect Your A$$ets by Whitney Hutten

I knew something was wrong, really wrong when my husband walked in the door on Thursday, December 30, 2021. The strong winds that had started that morning were wreaking utter havoc. At 75+ mph sustained with 100+ mph gusts, the winds lifted our 11-foot trailer off its chaulks and sent it smashing ... show more

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Previous Episodes

January 28, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 471: Missing the Mark: My 2021 goals that failed, and how I’m setting myself up for success in 2022 by Mindy Jensen

As I sit down to plan for next year, I’m excited to set huge goals in every part of my life. But setting goals to accomplish all the things will really only guarantee that I fail at least some of the ... show more

January 27, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 470: Tenant Screening: Why Checking a Tenant's Rental History Report Matters by Remen Okowura

A prospective tenant’s rent references can tell you a lot about their rental history. And, checking a rental history report as part of the screening process is just as vital as verifying a prospective ... show more

January 26, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 469: Mystery Solved: Why Cap Rates for Some Value-Add Deals Are Lower Than Stabilized Deals by Paul Moore

Have you ever been confused about something that should be perfectly clear? Like the ongoing mystery of semi-boneless ham: does it have a bone…or not? I think a lot of investors are confused about ... show more

January 25, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 468: Homeowner's Insurance: The Marshall Fire is a Harsh Reminder That You Need Adequate Coverage by Mindy Jensen

On December 30, 2021, what is now known as the Marshall Fire swept through several Boulder County towns—just north of Denver, Colorado. As the fire roared, near hurricane-force wind gusts helped to dr ... show more

January 24, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 467: What is Co-living and How Can It Help Your Multifamily Property? by Jay Chang

If you aren’t familiar with the idea of co-living, it’s a residential living model that provides shared housing for people. Co-living is hardly a new idea, though—it’s been around as long as people ha ... show more

January 23, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 466: 7 Disadvantages to Investing in Syndications and Funds by Paul Moore

A few months back, I published a post describing nine disadvantages to investing in real estate syndications and funds on my company blog page. I was happily surprised at the reaction, so I decided to ... show more

January 22, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 465: The 6 Top Unsafe Property Living Conditions That Landlords Must Avoid by Remen Okowura

Landlords aren’t just responsible for providing a roof and four walls to their tenants. They’re also responsible for ensuring that their properties are safe, clean, and have livable conditions for the ... show more

January 21, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 464: Investing in Self-Storage: Why Cap Rates Don’t Matter (That Much!) by Paul Moore

I could be put on trial for heresy for saying this… But I wouldn’t be alone. You see, saying cap rates don’t matter that much is almost like saying it doesn’t matter how much you pay. Or worse, that ... show more

January 20, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 463: 11 Things a Landlord Cannot Do Before or After Leasing Out a Property by Remen Okowura

As a landlord, you want to rent out your properties as soon as possible in nearly all cases. It’s important to remember, though, that as soon as a rental agreement is signed by a tenant, there will be ... show more

January 19, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 462: Personal Finance is Personal: Follow Along With Mindy Jensen's Budget Wins (and Losses) in 2022 by Mindy Jensen

Today is January 1, 2022. New year, new me—right? Today is the first of 13 articles featuring my real-time budget for 2022. The goal is to show that budgeting is hard—even if you’re a pro. I’ll for ... show more

January 18, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 461: How Squatters Rights Affect Landlords by Remen Okowura

It can be a shock to realize that unauthorized persons are living on your property. However, learning that squatters who take over your property may also have rights can fill you with rage. After all, ... show more

January 17, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 460: Do You Need a Property Manager—or Can You Manage Your Properties Alone? by Andrew Syrios

Buy and hold real estate is, in my humble opinion, the best investment there is. That said, it comes with a very noteworthy challenge: You have to manage the properties you purchase. As such, that le ... show more

January 16, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 459: Evictions Bans Have Ended—Here’s How to Evict Someone From Your House by Remen Okowura

Evicting a tenant from your house is never easy in any sense of the word. Serving an eviction notice is usually the last resort when dealing with a tenant for non-payment of rent or lease violations. ... show more

January 15, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 458: Self-Storage Performance Post-Pandemic: A View from the News by Paul Moore

We were all nervous, weren’t we? No one had experienced a global pandemic before, and no one knew what would happen. What would transpire with our families? Our jobs and businesses? Our investments? ... show more

January 14, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 457: Active or Passive? How to Benefit from Both Management Styles in Your Portfolio by Ilana Polyak

For decades, a fierce debate has been raging in investing circles: Which is better, active or passive management? According to the active management crowd, a talented stock or bond picker can find a w ... show more

January 13, 2022

BiggerPockets Daily 456: If You Want to Be a Savvy Investor, Be Wary of These Inflation-Related Myths by Phil McAlister

It’s easy to find an opinion on anything and everything these days. While hearing out the opposing views on the real estate market can be a great way to make informed decisions on investments, the tru ... show more

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