How to Improve Tenant Retention in

Anyone can become a landlord. But not everyone knows how to find and keep quality tenants. To help increase your overall ROI, we have put together some ideas to help improve tenant retention! In the simplest terms, the more turnovers you have, the more days your property will be vacant. The more days your property sits … Continued

4 Tips for Investing in Single-Family Properties in

The debate never cools: is it better (financially) to invest in multi-family or single-family properties? That’s like asking whether a hammer is better than a screwdriver. The answer is, of course …it depends. It depends on the job at hand, the materials and fasteners available, and what you’re trying to accomplish. But if, after doing … Continued

The Eviction Process – Do’s and Don’ts in

As a landlord, you will inevitably have to deal with the eviction process. It’s never fun, for you or the tenant. But there are ways to prepare, so you can make things go as smoothly as possible. Here are some do’s and don’ts to help you navigate the process. What You Should Do: Try to … Continued

3 Warning Signs To Buying A “Lemon” Home In

You’ve found what seems like the perfect home – either for investment purposes or to move into – and you really, really want it. This is one time, though, when your head should definitely rule your heart, when intellect should over-ride emotion. You need to take the time to make sure you aren’t buying a … Continued

Should You Hire A Property Management Company in ?

Some people go into multi-family investments thinking it will be a breeze. After dealing with collections, maintenance, complaints, and repairs they will soon realize, being a landlord is a lot of work! At what point should you hire a property management company? It is a decision many landlords face. Do the benefits outweigh the cost? … Continued

Handling Rental Deposits in – Deductions and Returns

Owning a rental property can be a great way to earn additional income. However, you’ll need to abide by the book in order to avoid conflicts and keep the peace. As a landlord, you will need to collect and handle rental deposits when tenants come or go. It can be an area of contention when tenants … Continued

Fix and Flip or Buy and Hold: 3 Differences in

Of all the possible avenues for involvement in the real estate investing arena, house flipping and longer-term investing are the most popular and common. In recent years, fixing and flipping houses has become hugely popular owing in large part to the influence of TV shows like Flip This House. Still, the tried-and-true (and steady) method … Continued

6 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Yard in

We all want a beautiful, thick, uniform lawn – you know, one that looks like a putting green at one of those televised PGA venues. The problem, though, is that the very things we do to get the lawn we want often wind up doing more damage than good. Here are 6 lawn care mistakes … Continued