investment property

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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How Much Can Your Tenant Afford in Monthly Rent?

Making consistent, passive income as a landlord is largely dependent on the quality of your tenant. As I’ve always said, a responsible, long-term tenant is the most important piece of the investment property puzzle. High turnover (tenant leaving every 6 months to a year) cuts …

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Should Landlords Allow Dogs in Rental Properties?

I got a call on Sunday from my favourite tenant. She’s been living in one of my investment properties for nearly four years, and has been nothing but a pleasure to deal with. However, the only time she calls me, which is rare, is when …

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Find the Perfect Tenant for Your Rental Property

No matter how great of an investment property you may own, it doesn’t mean squat if your tenant screening process is weak. A bad tenant can, and likely will, negatively impact your cash flow on your rental. When selecting and building a relationship with my …

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