#AskBP 088: How to Use the 50% Rule When Evaluating Rental Properties?

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In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Scott Trench talks about one of the “rules of thumb that many real estate investors talk about – the 50% rule. Scott talks about what this rule means exactly, and how it is applied to various parts of the country. You’ll learn what the rule is meant to protect you from as an investor, and cases in which the rule might not apply. Don’t miss this episode on a controversial BP topic!

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Brandon Turner

Brandon Turner (G+ | Twitter) spends a lot of time on BiggerPockets.com. Like... seriously... a lot. Oh, and he is also an active real estate investor, entrepreneur, traveler, third-person speaker, husband, and author of "The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down", and "The Book on Rental Property Investing" which you should probably read if you want to do more deals.


  1. hi there… i am new to this and i have a question….i have listed to a few podcasts of a investment company call Morris invest… and i was wondering if anybody knows anything about it….. your opinion would be very appreciated….. thank you..

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