Ultimate Guide to Tenant Screening & Renting Your House
We just completed one of the more important guides for landlords and I thought it important that we make it visible here on the forums. These are both MUST-READS!
Tenant Screening: The Ultimate Guide
At over 5,000+... View more
How To Evict a Tenant: The Ultimate Guide
Hey guys - We just put out another guide in a long line of epic content . . .How to Evict a Tenant: The Definitive Step by Step GuideThis is about as comprehensive as it gets. If you are a landlord or are thinking... View more
Are you looking to retire in Las Vegas, NV?
I have a client who is looking to sell their home but will need to rent it back for just under 3 years until the Mrs. can retire. They are wanting to purchase a property in MS closer to her folks and either building... View more
Washington Rental Property CPA Needed
Hey everybody, I currently own a rental property in Washington State and I am in need of finding either a CPA or a reference for a good one I can contact. I need to amend a few previous returns and I am looking to... View more
Collect Move-in Fee, No Sec Deposit Correct?
Hey! quick question for ya. Is it ok for landlords to take a movie-in fee instead of a sec deposit? Have one client who applied this and is under the impression they dont have to collect sec deposit, only move in fee... View more
HOA Assessments - any experience?
I am considering buying a portfolio of 7 condos in Memphis, TN. They are in a great area, big upside potential. Everything about this deal looks great. But I am nervous about working with an HOA. This is my only hang... View more
Do i go basic or decent on appliances on new rental?
Hey All, I just got my townhome back from insurance rebuild and instead of selling it i have decided i will go ahead and rent it out for now for the cash flow. My question is the kitchen is a Mahogany tint cabinet set.... View more
Section 8 Chicago suburbs
I recently closed on a 3 bed 1 bath ranch home in Romeoville, this is my second investment property in Romeoville. I want to use this house as my dive into section 8.According to HUD, a 3 bed 1 bath in Romeoville can... View more
What is best way to go after a tenant for rental debt?
I have a tenant that owes me about $30K in rental debt in San Diego. I will pursue through small claims court after March, 2021. The problem is this.1) when tenant moves out, they don't have to provide me a forwarding... View more
Nearing 1,000 College Student Tenants: Here's what I've Learned
All:I've recently spoken to a few REIA groups in my area about my business and I thought it would be a good idea to share this info in the forums.I've been investing in college student rentals for 12 years and... View more
Snow removal/Snow plower on Gravel Drive Way
The property has a gravel parking space. One of the tenants plows the area which ends up shooting some gravel over to the neighbors yard and on top of their small garage. The neighbors have reached out stating they are... View more
Potential Tenant with Large Inheritance, but no Income
I have an applicant for one of my properties who has no income, but a large amount of money in their name from an inheritance.Everything else being equal, would you consider renting to someone in this situation? If so,... View more
Commercial property conversion to multi-family
An idea popped in my head regarding the coming (and current) housing crisis... What if it would be feasible to purchase a vacant commercial building and convert it to a multi-family/apartment/condo. Yeah, it may... View more
How much does it cost to put up a new Bathroom in the basement?
I want to put up a new bathroom in my basement. How much does it usually cost for a basic bathroom setup?
Charging rent for a shop on home property
I'm looking into buying a fixer upper house which has a large shop on it- 36' x 48' x 16' (could store a boat or other vehicles, could be a workshop space, etc.). Also slightly rural, 30 minutes from Coeur d'Alene, one... View more
Best bank for landlord?
I'm hopefully acquiring my first property very soon. Although the property will initially be in my name, I will be forming an LLC to manage the property, and opening a separate bank account for it. I will eventually... View more
Is it useful to setup a Wyoming LLC
I have been reading what different people say about starting an LLC. SOme say do not use an LLC and only use liability and umbrella insurance. Other think setting up an LLC in the state where the real estate is .... View more
Backyard improvements - worth it?
My wife and I recently purchased a duplex that we are house hacking and intend to hold onto and rent after we move out. The backyard is in rough shape. What are the best value adds (if any) to a backyard for a buy and... View more
Kitchen Cabinet Quality
I have recently purchased a duplex in Columbus Ohio. It is in an area of town where most of the rental properties would be considered C level. I have a good feeling about this neighborhood, and expect it to improve... View more
Can I use my investment property to operate a business?
Stupid question? Maybe...I'm in the process of buying an investment property (single-family). I plan to open a business using this property. Can I create an LLC for the business and rent the property to my business? In... View more
alternative to rent-o-meter
does anyone know of a good or better alternative than rent-o-meter for working on finding rental prices for deals you analyse
Smart house/ units? Thought?
A coworker of mine told me before that she use a keyfob to unlock her apartment instead of a actual key. And I remember a few years ago when I was trying to find my first apartment there was a smart home option. So now... View more
Las Vegas Rental Stats 2021
Looks like job growth is hurting pretty bad and rent increases projected to go up another 3.8%. Can't wait for the city to be back at full swing.
I have this partnership gone sour...
Looking for some suggestions on a tricky partnership which started beautifully but gradually going sour. Almost 2 years ago I came to know this older gentleman. He and his wife had done 4 bungalow conversion projects... View more
Renting to a Instagram star?
I’m renting out my home and had a IG influencer apply. She makes great money 4 times what rent is a month. And her W-2 reflects that. She does have one account in collections but as second position. ( was a co-signer... View more