Being a landlord seems to be the go-to for many new investors. However, this has been the worst decision that I ever made as a real estate investing newbie.
Buying and holding income-producing rental property is great. It offers the potential for passive income, long-term wealth building, and tax benefits. Still, trying to manage your rental properties yourself can really create a love-hate relationship with your investments.
It is one that at least 50% of investors continue to make—and not just first timers. Some experienced income property investors fall prey, too.
Section 8 housing has a nasty reputation as a trap for the unwary—but it also has a deserved reputation as a great way to collect easy rent. Which is it?
Vacancies cost you money in lost rents and turnover expenses. The best way to ensure profitability is to keep your tenants in your units long-term.
Tenants are on the move. What are the most common reasons they may leave your rentals? How can landlords prevent these moves to keep good tenants?
Every rental property’s CapEx items are different — different ages, states of (dis)repair, etc. How do you know when to replace each? By reading this.
Tenant-proofing your home doesn’t have to be a long process full of hard work and loads of money. There are several easy, budget-friendly things you can do.
Most landlords want to skimp on any cost they can — but sometimes that’s not wise. Learn when it’s worth it to spend a little extra.
Tenants rely on their landlords for a lot — but there are few systems in place for renters to vet who they are renting from. What gives?
Virtual assistants are useful in almost any business that involves electronic paperwork — and these days, that includes landlording. Learn how here!
The business of landlording involves an awful lot of paperwork, which means it can benefit from the addition of a virtual assistant. Here’s the basics.
Real estate investing can help you build wealth – but if you’re not careful, it can net you zero money AND drain your reserves. Avoid THESE cash killers!