Archives for “due diligence”


Jason Falcon is living proof that purchasing your first investment property is a huge decision that will have an impact on your life and finances for ...

Sometimes a simple sentence is more helpful than an entire essay. This is especially true when it comes to quick, easy rules to follow. Rules you can keep ...

No one enters into real estate investing with the hope of losing money. One of the main reasons we get into real estate is to ...

It's going to be tougher to find a unique experience when you visit Vacation Rentals. Once upon a time guests enjoyed the unknown and were ...

One day as I was at a rental property doing a repair a tenant had requested. I heard one of the smartest thing a person could ...

If you've ever seen a pro forma that is worse than the actual 12 month operating history, please let me know, because I'm pretty sure ...

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The 2% Rule - The 2% rule states that any rental an investor buys should rent for 2% of the purchase price. For example, an ...

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One of the best deals we've ever gotten was a small fourplex in Grandview, Missouri that was vacant, bank owned and very, very dated. Each ...

I believe quite strongly that a seller-provided pro forma is all but completely useless. I've even gone so far as to call them "pro-fake'as". After all, ...

Coming from the West Coast to the Midwest, I've seen both sides of investing out-of-state. On the one hand, it makes perfect sense because in ...

It’s hard to overstate the importance of proper due diligence when purchasing real estate. And one of the most overlooked, but important pieces of due ...

What a daunting thought of getting a Vacation Rental Marketing Plan started and how utterly boring and a waste of time.  Why do I think ...

Landlords, Property Manager's and Investors - hope you caught Making Unhappy Vacant Property A Happy Occupied Property-Part 1 last month here on REIClub.com's real estate ...

Or what your best vacation rental contract should include so you stay out of trouble and sleep well at night.

I came across a really good article that I want to share with investors thinking of getting into the vacation rental business that I'd like ...

Often times when we think of nightmares iconic horror figures like Jason, Michael Myers, and Freddy Krueger come to mind. When you mention the word ...

As a real estate investor, I find it difficult to understand why banks make it so complicated for real estate financing, especially when real estate ...

While bank lending can still be challenging to source, hard money loans are relatively easy to find. The challenge comes in finding a good hard ...

In Canada, right now, it’s becoming more and more difficult for real estate investors to make money. The reason for this is that it’s becoming more challenging for ...

The vacation rental industry has turned into an enormous billion dollar market that has taken shape and has been evolving worldwide over the past few ...

When renting out a vacation home, a homeowner should have a rental contract, or agreement, which spells out everyone’s obligations in order to ensure that ...

1. Fill Your Rental Calendar With Last Minute Travellers While most people rent vacation homes in advance, some wait until the last minute. You can position ...

Starting a bed and breakfast can be rewarding but it comes with its challenges. Before starting a bed and breakfast, it is wise to do ...