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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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How to Evaluate a Property’s Value in Today’s Market

Figuring out the real value of a property can be difficult.  The comparable sales method is the most commonly used — and still the most accurate one — to determine the value of single-family homes, condominiums and smaller rental buildings (two to four units).   Start by researching information about sold properties on your local government websites for […]

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7 Things that Landlords Would like their Tenants to Know

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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. Please spend time with family and friends and take a few minutes each day to think about the things you are trylu thankful for!

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Invest in Deals, Not Markets

Too many novice investors try to time the market and ride the waves of market appreciation. Certainly buying and selling at the perfect time (when the market peaks, for example) is the easiest and most lucrative way to invest in real estate. It’s also the riskiest because few people have enough foresight to figure out […]

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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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Building a Real Estate Team by William Bronchick

I didn’t understand the concept of a real estate team at first, so I had a hard time with real estate investment. I tended to be a “lone wolf,” trying to do too much myself. I have since learned that in real estate, you need a team of people you can trust and rely on. […]

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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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