single family rental property

What Makes a Good Single Family Rental Property?

10 Ways to Evaluate a Property’s Potential as a Single Family Rental If you’re looking for a sound investment that yields a good monthly return, chances are you’re thinking about investing in a single-family rental property. However, not all properties are created equal, and if you don’t know what your prospective tenants want, your investment […]

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Landlord Tips for Finding Good Tenants and Keeping Them

How to Find Good Tenants  As real estate investors, one of the most important parts of owning a rental property is keeping it filled with good tenants. The cost of finding new tenants, screening them, and getting them settled in can quickly crush our profits. That says nothing of the stress and tension vacant rentals […]

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6 Ways To Be A Better Landlord

Landlord Tips for Tenants You can’t have cash flow without tenants. For a real estate investor, rental income can provide an excellent and steady source of profit. That source can falter when a property stays vacant, loses tenants, or presents problems staying rented. Use the tips below to keep your rentals full and keep cash […]

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Should You Hire A Property Management Company?

The Benefits of A Property Management Company For Rentals Should you hire a property management company? Real estate investors may start to consider this option if they are tired of the daily issues that go into managing their rental units: screening tenants, dealing with leaky toilets, or complaints about loud music. Or, perhaps these investors […]

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How to Save Money on Rental Property Renovations

Budget Tips for Rental Property Renovations One of the most important ideas to keep in mind is that tenants are not homeowners. Even the best of tenants do not have the same feeling for your rental property as the home they will own in the future. Providing a temporary home that is clean, inviting, and […]

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Rental Property Maintenance Tips for the Busy Real Estate Investor

If you’re just starting out in the rental property business, you might not have sufficient funds to hire a full-service property management company. That’s why it can be a more cost-effective solution to oversee your rental property maintenance yourself. However, in order to maintain the condition of your rentals, as well as your reputation, it’s […]

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Important Rental Property Renovations to Remember

Truly essential rental property renovations differ from the ones we’ll make when dealing with a fix-and-flip. When renovating for a rental, we’ll want to move away from wow-factor and instead increase the property’s efficiency and livability. A good guideline? Renovate to the standard of the neighborhood. Do nearby rentals have fresh paint, minimal landscaping and Corian […]

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The Basics of a Buy and Hold Investment Property

Flipping homes isn’t the only way to make a profit in real estate. In fact, purchasing a buy and hold investment property can be a less risky and much more profitable endeavor. Instead of depending on a quick post-rehab sale to turn a profit, your initial investment accumulates value over time. Two Types of Buy […]