Show034: Streamline The Process of Obtaining Properties With Defined Partner Roles

  Emily and Kirk are excited to share with listeners how they manage their business as investing partners.  While they are married, they each have defined roles from finding to closing and managing the properties. They share why it is important to determine each partner’s strength and to create  a system that makes finding, buying…

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Show033: Using Seller Credit as A Tool for Negotiations

  Show 33 is dedicated to sharing with you a tip for when you are creating and negotiating a deal.  As a Take 10 segment, Emily’s goal is to share with you one thing about investing in rentals on the go.  In this show, Emily shares with you how you can use Seller Credit in a…

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Show032: How Tax Assessments Can Ruin Profit Margins

  Emily and Kirk are excited to share a story about a recent event in their own community that could potentially have a major impact on the housing market.  Their town recently underwent a tax reassessment, the first one since 1968- and many individuals taxes doubled and tripled.  For a community where many are on…

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Show031: 5 Ways to Make Self Managing Your Rental Properties Easier

    We all like to keep as much money as possible in our pockets when it comes to investing in rental properties.  I mean, we are investing to make money.  Often, we do this by deciding to self manage our properties.  While it is absolutely doable, even if you are working full time, it…

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Show030: One Strategy to Maximize Your ROI

  On Show 30, Emily and Kirk are focused on sharing one strategy for investing in rental property that can help snowball your portfolio and maximize your return.  Getting a Cash Out Refinance on a property you financed or paid with cash can ultimately allow you to own a property free and clear within a…

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Show029: This Quick “How-To” Can Help You Determine Whether You Can Qualify For Financing

  Show 29 is a Take 10 episode focused on teaching you one thing related to investing in real estate.  This show focuses on teaching about the debt to income (DTI) ratio that banks use to determine what you are able to qualify for in terms of financing.  Emily shares with you what the DTI…

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Show028: Are All Investments Created Equal? Why You Need to Think Strategically About Your Money

  Tune in to Show 28 for a lively conversation between Kirk and Emily in relation to investing.  While they tend to focus on investing in buy and hold properties specifically on this show, they decided to put a different spin on this particular show.  As two people who take personal finance very seriously they share…

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Half Way Through 2015- A Look At Our Investing Goals For The Year

    Wow!  It’s hard to believe that we are already into July of 2015.  I feel like it was just yesterday that Kirk and I sat down and made our goals for 2015 both personal and investing.  This year was the first time that I decided to share those goals with the RentalRookie Community…

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Show27: The Single Most Important Factor In Your Success

  Show 27 features Nicole Williamson a real estate investor from Maryland.  She shares with listeners tons of great information from her own investing experiences.  As an investor who balances a full time job, she has tips for balancing full time jobs and buying and managing rental properties.  Nicole helps to show us all that…

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Show026: 9 Steps to Your First Rental Property

  In Show 26, Emily shares 9 steps to get you from no property to your first rental property.  While being a rookie can be overwhelming and often you don’t know where to start, Emily gives you a simplified streamlined process to taking control of your financial future. These 9 steps start with the basic…

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