investment property

Tenant Upward Mobility and Real Estate Investing

One of the more critical components to achieving the highest level of return on investment from a rental property is avoiding high tenant turnover. Every time a tenant moves out of your investment property, you, the landlord, have to put money back into the place. …

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Condominiums Are Horrible Investments For Landlords

It was a beautiful condominium. The layout was spacious and open, tons of natural light coming in, high-end finishings and appliances, the dining area overlooked the mountains, it was in a desirable neighborhood, and it even had a yoga studio in the complex. At first …

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15 Invaluable Entrepreneurial Lessons from 2016

2016 was a crazy busy, awesome year. Much was achieved, some lost, and I learned a ton as an entrepreneur. I got to know some very cool people and traveled to unique places. From meeting some of the innovation leaders of Silicon Valley to visiting …

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Why Tenants Should Live Better than Landlords

Ask the kitchen staff of a fine restaurant who eats better, them or the patrons… same goes for car dealers; often the clients drive better cars than the sales staff. Hotels too – guests sleep in nicer suites than the workers live. At the end …

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Landlord Etiquette – How to Build Rapport with Tenants

A tenant is a landlord’s business partner, and they should be treated accordingly. This means they should be shown respect, but also held accountable. Essentially, they are watching over one of your most expensive assets – therefor it is imperative your relationship with them is …

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How to Avoid Buying a Money Pit Investment Property

Before you purchase an investment property, there are two little-known, yet critical, steps to take, and they aren’t covered in the home inspection… so listen up – they can end up saving you a ton of cash. As you know from reading previous blogs of …

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Best Time of Year to List Your Rental Property

It was nearing the end of my tenant’s lease, and she was planning on buying a house after renting for three years. I was sad to see her go because she was one of the best tenants a landlord could have, but thrilled that she …

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How Entrepreneurs Save Money In Order to Get Lots of Credit

Of course, everyone should be saving money, every month. But aspiring entrepreneurs looking to start a venture one day shouldn’t be saving the same way the masses do. And by that I mean would-be entrepreneurs should avoid dumping much of their savings into mutual funds, …

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It Costs a Lot of Money to Sell an Investment Property

Selling my first real estate property was exciting. Taking money off the table is always nice. Only mistake I made was not properly calculating the amount I was to be left with upon closing of the sale, leaving me in a bit of a pickle …

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