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Credit reports are available to both property management companies as well as private landlords and costs around ten dollars. The credit report gives insight into how well the tenant pays their bills. Credit scores are a very legitimate and important piece of information that will give you an ide...
05/29/2015
Having a set tenant screening criteria in place will help ensure that your tenants will not be contributing to the crime rate in the neighborhood. The background check searches nationwide criminal records, Nationwide Sex Offender search, and Nationwide Inmate Records search. In my opinion one of ...
05/28/2015
Incorporating real estate as part of your retirement plan is a great way to diversify your portfolio. Most people think of more traditional investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. For those of us that are self employed or small business owners the stock market can be an optio...
05/27/2015
When you take a look at successful real estate investors or successful people in general there are always some common factors, one of the most predominate commonalities is their attitude.  Having tenacity and a positive “can do” attitude is a huge driving factor in being successful. Those people ...
05/26/2015
In my blog last week I discussed targeting great tenants and rehabbing the fixer upper, in my 3 part, Becoming a landlord series, today I’m going to discuss how to detect a looming market collapse. The housing market follows a cycle that can be tracked, in fact you can look back in history as far...
04/24/2015
In my last blog I discussed targeting great tenants and in this blog I’m going to discuss the options available when purchasing a rental property. Once you’ve decided to become a landlord it’s time to decide if you want to purchase a “turn key” property that is ready to rent as soon as the proper...
04/22/2015
Becoming a landlord can and is a daunting endeavor. We’ve all heard the horror stories about 1. the tenants that make life miserable and cost years worth of any potential profits from your real estate investment 2. the house that needed thousands and thousands of dollars in unanticipated repairs ...
04/21/2015
To properly maintain and ensure the safety of your rental properties it’s important to run through a checklist on a regular basis. I like to do my inspections and maintenance in the fall and spring if not more often to make sure that things are as they should be. I’ve included the items that I lo...
04/10/2015
It can seem impossible to get into real estate investing with banks requiring 20% down payments and a 6 months reserve of cash to cover the mortgage to account for vacancies etc. If you can manage to secure enough cash to purchase a few properties it is certainly limited and makes it near impossi...
04/03/2015
Attracting and keeping goodtenants is the key to a successful rental property business. In general, tenants have become more discerning and particular as time has gone on. In many locations it’s a renter’s market and there are many options to choose from.There are things that a renterwants in any...
04/01/2015
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