Any landlord’s worst nightmare is playing “catch me if you can” with their tenants’ rent. Avoid these monthly headaches by collecting rent the right way.
Landlording and Rental Properties Essentials
Real estate is not fairytales and butterflies like it’s portrayed by gurus and seminars. Look, eventually your property is going to get trashed, and it’s going to need a lot of repairs. If you can accept that today before you start your journey, you’re going to be much better off when it actually does happen.
before a fire starts, there are things every homeowner should do to make sure they are as prepared as possible for fire season. Rental property owners and managers should be prepared to inform tenants of proper safety measures to take during fire season. Fire prevention for rental properties includes preparing the property for fire safety, both inside and out.
Some fixes you can delay. For others, to give you a better sleep at night, you should always ensure their operation. Don’t even think about ignoring these.
We’ve bought a few big portfolios in our time (most notably, a portfolio of nine, 41—and the granddaddy of 97), but this one was by far the easiest… and the weirdest.
Don’t think you want families as tenants? You may want to rethink that stance. Here are eight ways to attract families—and why landlords are wise to do so.
Sure, flipping & wholesaling may be fun. Notes & tax liens may have fewer tenants. The stock market may be more popular. But rentals are my true love.
There is no such thing as a 2% property, just like there is no Bigfoot or Nessie—right? An investor can’t find property that can rent for 2% of the purchase price per month. It’s simply a childish myth or perhaps maybe just a dream of a better day. Well… I have great news for the non-believers.
What are the secrets to success as a landlord? I’ve asked this question repeatedly of many landlords—here are six recurring answers I hear over and over.
For some, the lure of a freshly built single-family home that has never been inhabited is a no-brainer. Others prefer the perks that come with dated construction—prime locations, established neighborhoods, the character of old world construction, and so on.
Finding great tenants will make your landlording job MUCH easier—but what process do you use? These 10 tips will land only the BEST renters in your units!
I want to share the challenges I have seen with turnkeys, so if you are possibly thinking of investing in one or more of them, you can set your expectations accordingly and look for various ways to mitigate risk.
I used to think that I knew what nightmares were. Then I became a landlord. I’ve seen so many things I did not even know could exist.
Not all landlords are created equal. Some landlords are effective and earn far higher returns because they bring the right qualities to the job. Here are five habits all landlords need to succeed!