Are you Qualified for a Loan on an Investment Property?

Tuesday, January 25

Buying rental properties is a great way to invest your money but qualifying for a loan on an investment property is not always easy. Getting a loan on an investment property is much more difficult than getting a loan on an owner-occupied home, and it will cost you more. Many banks consider invest...


Insurance Basics for RE Investors

Tuesday, January 25

A QUICK LOOK BACK AT THE LOSSES FROM NATURAL DISASTERS IN THE U.S. Looking back over the last four years, the amount of damage natural disasters have caused has been substantial. From the fires in California, to Hurricanes in the Southeast, tornadoes in the midwest and hail the size of baseball’s...


Landlords: How to Collect Rent in a PC (Post Covid) Era.

Tuesday, January 25

The rules keep changing for real estate investors. From the lockdowns of 2020 to nearly 18 months of ever-changing eviction moratoriums, from courts closing to Americans moving in droves, it seems like the ground beneath our feet just hasn’t stopped shifting. The best advice for collecting rents ...


Refinishing Hardwood - DIY?

Tuesday, January 18

How Much of a DIY Superstar Are You? If you're a long-time DIYer, but first-time refinisher, ask yourself if you could do these two things: #1. Push a grocery-store cart (that has a sticky wheel and a toddler in the seat) at a steady pace with no jerky movements and no stops for your entire lunch...


Landlord Insurance is something you may need to think about!

Tuesday, January 18

If you think a homeowners insurance policy will cover you when you turn your current home into a rental property or buy an investment property, think again. Rental properties require their own type of coverage--landlord insurance, which is different than the homeowners policy you buy when you li...


Think before you Invest! Busy Street homes... Yay? or Nay?

Wednesday, January 12

When investing in a property, you need to think about the potential of the property. Can it be sold or rented out? What is the demand? What is the future of the property? Finding the perfect property is an exciting feeling, but its relative location can leave a lot of room for worry. Buying a pro...