Quick Tips For Less Stressful Bookkeeping

Wednesday, October 23

Do you dread bookkeeping? Does your accountant audibly sigh when you bring in your paperwork every year? Here are 4 quick tips to remove some of the pain and delirium over bookkeeping. 1) Set an appointment every week for bookkeeping activities. Block 60-90 minutes every week at the same time....


Keep These Questions To Yourself

Thursday, October 03

When we are showing a vacancy, we are usually in one mode: get it rented. We want the best qualified applicant as soon as possible. We want to find out as much about the person either prior to completing the application. It saves us time right? The more we know sooner, the easier it is for us ...


Slightly Less Offensive Ads

Thursday, September 12

The most underrated topic in buy and hold real estate investing is Fair Housing. In fact, its staggering how many investors don’t bother learning much if anything about Fair Housing. I was flabbergasted when I read a recent thread on a national FB group for landlords where half a dozen people we...


Forget Opportunities Create Habits

Saturday, August 31

“Opportunity only knocks once.” It’s a cliche in our society. It's used in countless movies and tv shows, quoted thousands of times over. It’s a crutch for many people who cling to normalcy. It’s even misused by people who have the drive for success. There are motivated people in the world who ...


Real Estate Expansion Lessons From Corporate America

Thursday, August 01

Growing a real estate portfolio with a large purchase is a daunting task. It has the thrill of a successful outcome tied with apprehension of taking on something so large, usually in debt form. For many investors its the apprehension that prevents them from acting on it. There is a limited few ...


Bringing The Human Element Back

Wednesday, July 03

“Sometimes I show apartments. Sometimes I’m the enforcer. Most of the time though I’m a psychologist who provides housing to people.”In a moment of bold zaniness I described my profession this way at a networking event last week. It got some good laughs. On the way home it reminded me of how muc...