Category Archives for Income Properties

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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Landlord Legal Issues

As a landlord, you should be aware of some of the legal issues related to leasing properties. Here are a few of them: LEAD-BASED PAINT DISCLOSURE Federal law requires that the lessor (landlord) of any rental property constructed before 1978 disclose the presence of any lead-based paint or hazards known by the lessor and provide […]

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What Can I Do if a Tenant Abandons My Property?

Have you ever had a tenant leave in the middle of the night or the middle of an eviction? Did you ever wonder what to do when the tenant abandons the property? Basically, when a tenant abandons the property, you do not need to file an eviction or wait for the sheriff. You can change the […]

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Master Lease Option for Apartment Building Strategy

Why buy an apartment building when you can RENT one?  If you are buying an apartment building with the intent of improving and flipping it within a few years, the Master Lease Option for Apartment Building Strategy may be the way to go.  Instead of going under contract, raising the down payment through syndication, and […]

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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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7 Things that Landlords Would like their Tenants to Know

Going Full Time in Real Estate Investing

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 at the smaller landlord that […]

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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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