Top 4 ways to exit your rental property

It is very important that when you purchase a new rental property, that you think about the future and how you may need to exit the game for whatever reason.   Many investors do not think about this and get burned when they try to get out of the landlord business.  It would be a…

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Here it is: Reasons A Real Estate Deal Falls Through

Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home or are currently in the process, it’s very important you understand when a buyer and seller agree to terms in a contract that it is not a done deal (Far from it).  In the majority of real estate transactions, there are many things that must happen…

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Things You Should And Should Not Do To Find Great Tenants

Below are some quick tips for you to think about next time you are looking to find a good quality tenant.   Since landlords are the highest sued in real estate I think I will start with the things you should not do:   Don’t Discriminate. Not only is it illegal, it is illogical. You…

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Should I or Should I not get a Home Warranty for my rental?

  The short answer to this question is that we prefer that the owners do not use a Home Warranty Company to make repairs at their rental property for several reasons I will explain below.    There is a HUGE problem in the home warranty industry and the public is becoming savvy about it.  …

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Good Tips for Landlords to Keep Good Tenants

As you may or may not yet know, the key to having a successful rental property is to first find a good tenant. I cannot tell you how many times we screened and selected good tenants only to find they gradually became bad tenants? Why is that? There are a combination of reasons that this…

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As a Landlord, What Is Actually A Maintenance Emergency?

When you are a landlord or property manager like we are, property repairs and upkeep are just routine parts of the job.  Something is always breaking or in need of upkeep.  Tenants tend to think that their particular maintenance request is the most important and is always an emergency!   What Are True Landlord Maintenance Emergencies?…

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9 Basic But Vital Tips for New Real Estate Investors

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Many investors today want to add real estate to their investment portfolios, but they don’t understand the complex nuances of real estate investing or how to begin the process. Real estate investing is substantially different from any other type of investing like stocks, bonds, and CDs, and it can seem overwhelming to brand-new investors  …

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Why a properly installed roof is important?

    This is Chris and I wanted to talk to you all about the roofs and why it’s important to have a properly installed roof. This is something that we work with Elevation Construction Group and we do a lot of work for our clients installing roofs do a lot of exterior work. In…

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