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Technology is always advancing. Scientists and other experts research and develop new, faster, and easier ways to accomplish tasks every day. These technological advances are made in response to a demand or desire most of which are meant to improve our quality of life. It’s now easier to; connect...
05/15/2014
As a landlord or Property Manager, dealing with a meth lab can be a daunting and very expensive task but did you know that even after the clean up you may still be required to disclose the fact that meth was previously cooked at your property? In fact, a little over half of the states in America ...
05/13/2014
Come to find out being a landlord is a lot harder than people perceive it is.It seems people believe that all the stress falls on the tenants who have to work hard in order to pay their rent. They think that the landlords only task is to sit back and collect rent.  I can tell you first hand that ...
05/12/2014
Tenant retention is obviously one of the key factors when analyzing profitability of a real estate rental business. As landlords and property managers we know that retaining our current tenants is far less costly than having to find new ones. A vacant property can have a myriad of costs associate...
05/08/2014
So you’ve shown the rental property, collected applications, and completed your tenant screening now it’s time to choose the best tenant. When analyzing a pool of applicants for a rental property it helps to quickly sort them into categories based on criteria that you follow for all potential ten...
05/05/2014
The answer is, it depends. First off it depends what state you're in, in Oregon starting July 1, 2014 it will be illegal to reject an applicant because they are on HUD. In California it's still legal but Connecticut it's not and on and on, so please check your state laws regularly. In my post a w...
05/01/2014
I found this interesting infographic and wanted to share it with you. It estimates the value that an average remodel adds to a home.  I've generally analyzed home improvements based on how much of the money invested could be recouped if you were to sell the home tomorrow and this looks at it from...
04/29/2014
I have a rental property that just became vacant, or actually unbeknownst to me has been vacant for two weeks while my tenant skipped town without paying rent. But anyway, the point of this post is not to rant about my rotten tenant, not about the fact that she not only didn't pay rent but that s...
04/28/2014
No matter how long you have been investing in Real Estate, it’s important to always follow a procedure.  Of course the most important step is to get started, don’t get stuck in the planning phase!   1. Get With the Plan   Figure out what your short and long term real estate goals are then create ...
04/24/2014
This easy to follow guide will show you how to successfully screen a tenant quickly and accurately and to form an informed decision on which prospective tenants to approve and which to decline.Two of the most important traits a landlord looks for in a prospective tenant are 1. the ability to pay ...
04/23/2014
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