Category Archives for Income Properties

Buying Homes with No Money Down – Fact or Fiction?

Home Buying bargains are everywhere but just when you think you know everything you learn there’s fact to buying with no money down. Imagine purchasing a home and your local county city or state funds your down payment and closing cost?  Well it’s true; while some may need to meet eligibility guidelines, such as occupation […]

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How to Build a Profitable Property Portfolio

As more and more of us look for better ways to secure our financial future than investing into stocks and shares or relying on our government to provide for us in our old age, so interest in purchasing property as an investment asset is increasing. After all rarely do careful investments made into real estate […]

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How to Build a Financial "Moat" With Real Estate

Ages ago, people lived in elaborate and magnificent castles that were often protected by moats.  A moat is a wide, deep ditch dug around a castle to prevent enemies from overtaking the castle.  By surrounding the castle with water, moats served as an effective deterrent and provided the castle with the security it needed to […]

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What to Look for When Buying Rental Properties

Be careful when buying rental property. We stayed at a motel for a week one winter when our kitchen was being redone. The bill showed twice what it should have, but since I already paid the correct amount in cash, I thought nothing of it. When we noticed that the lobby and swimming pool were […]

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Retaining Tenants

What tenant wouldn’t love the allure of high-speed Internet and a computer of their very own? This is one of many incentives that investors and property owners are offering in order to retain or reward long term tenants. There are other rewards that are just as effective and cost property owners a little less in […]

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7 Things that Landlords Would like their Tenants to Know

Lease Options

As landlords, we deal with our renters day in and day out. Some are easier to deal with than others and admittedly some of us are better communicators that other investment property owners. I wrote this article, not just for tenants but for those of you that own rental properties. This article is really pointed […]

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Real Estate Rentals – Selling For More by William Bronchick

Selling real estate rentals isn’t like selling houses. You can paint a house, and get a little more because it looks nice. Rental properties, especially larger ones, are different, because they’re bought by investors, who look at income more than new paint. Raise the income, and you increase value to investors. Time to learn about […]

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Six Essential Items to Look for in Your Property Management Agreement

Whether it be your first or 10th rental, an apartment house, or commercial property; at some point in time, as your business grows, you will want to hire the services of a professional property management company. When you do, you will be signing some sort of property management agreement with the management company outlining a […]

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How to Choose a Property Manager

So you’ve decided that you will hire a property manager. You have weighed the upside and the downside of doing so and have decided that it is in the best interest of your business to forge ahead.  In business, we have to make a lot of choices, some small and some big. Hiring a property […]

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Do I Need to Hire a Property Manager?

Let’s say through savvy investing, you have managed to accumulate a portfolio of properties.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a large or small portfolio. You may have even tried to self- manage them yourself.  Now as you procure more properties you may find you may not be as organized as you once thought and find […]

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