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Everyone has heard horror stories about bad tenants. They make movies about them because melodramas sell at the box office. While there are bad tenants ...

I know it’s very tempting to purchase properties that currently has residents for a humongous discount. Usually, when you see publicly listed properties that seem ...

Raising the Rent

While reviewing their return on investment (ROI), many property owners think raising rents will improve the bottom line for the upcoming year. It is important ...

Landlords and Rental Property Investors. There will come a time when a tenant will be exiting your property and you will have to return all ...

Today, we are talking about why prospective tenants choose another property over yours. Property owners are often perplexed about why tenants choose another house in the neighborhood ...

As property managers know all too well, keeping good tenants is critical yet, sometimes difficult. While you might already offer a referral program to bring ...

One of the most important elements of operating a rental property business is the ability to find the best tenants that you can trust to take good care ...

Tenants, just like landlords and property managers, also have maintenance responsibilities that they must do to maintain their agreement with their rental contract and property ...

Welcome back, As an active real estate investor there is very little chance that every renter or buyer you work in the future with will be ...

When it comes to property management, there is not a more important skill than being able to de-escalate situations with unhappy tenants. And to learn this skill, there ...

Any buy and hold investor must ask themselves a very important question about who will manage their properties. Management should never be an afterthought. Property ...

Renting a home can be a very stressful process. It really does not matter if this is your first experience dealing with the alien life ...

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 ...

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 ...

Thank you to everyone who has been emailing us.  We've been getting some thoughtful questions too like this one... How can I make sure I always ...

Recently I sat down with Robert J. Wise who has been practicing housing law in Kansas City, to talk about Landlords and Discrimination. When Landlords think ...

I’m always doing various tests in my business. For example, if I’m doing a new mailing to 3,000 landlords in my area I will send ...

Renters often believe the landlord is liable for everything that happens on the property–including any damage to their personal belongings. But this is ...

A lease option agreement can be an advantageous arrangement for both the landlord and tenant. However, there are pitfalls that you as a landlord need ...

You probably agree almost nothing is worse than having an empty rental property.  Two kinds of costs can hit hard: real costs (like utilities, taxes, ...

Are Section 8 Tenants Good For Rental Property or Just Bad Tenants? This Video Reveals The Pros and Cons of Landlording With Section 8...

The last blog, I wrote on two basic yet oh so important things to know like the back of your hand before you buy. In ...

We’ve talked a lot about positive cash flow. By now you should know that $100 is the minimum you need to get out of any ...

I’d rather have lower but steady cash flow than potentially higher cash flow, but it be inconsistent. Right? Let’s discuss this a little further. It’s ...