8 Steps To Get Your Property Rented

    Great, you’ve bought a rental property.  The problem is your work isn’t done yet.  In order to start getting money in your pocket you need to get it rented.  Check out the 8 steps below to streamline the process of getting tenants and you earning cash flow. Click here to download this step…

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9 Things That Affect Your Ability to Buy a Rental Property

    Like most rookie investors, you may not have a lump sum of cash sitting around burning a hole in your pocket.  Most of us start this journey by having to obtain financing.  However, because of the earlier market crash, guidelines have become stricter and it is harder now to qualify for a loan. …

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The Four Biggest Excuses That Hold Back Rookie Investors

Like I’ve mentioned on my website, video, and podcasts when I first began this whole investing journey I knew NOTHING.  Did I have fear?  Was I anxious? Of course I was.  However, what made the difference was the fact that I didn’t let those fears hold me back.  They were an obstacle not a roadblock.…

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Should You Complete DIY Renovations?

    As a rookie investor you may be the type of person who wants to get their hands dirty and do the work OR you want to stay as far away from any dirty work as possible.  What I have found with newbies, if your property needs some work, is that there is usually…

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One Thing That Will Save Investors From Misunderstandings. Do You Require Your Tenants To Buy It?

Something that seems to fly under the radar with renting is the idea that tenants should  invest in renter’s insurance. As a landlord investor, I recommend that you have a discussion with your tenants up front about what is covered under your policy, as an investor, if anything were to happen to the property. I…

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Do You Know Why Walk Thrus Are So Important For The Investor?

  Often as investors when it comes to the managing part of the job, we can get caught up in rental applications, showings, and leases.  One crucial thing that we must factor in is the importance of doing a walk thru with the tenants.   This video will… Tell you about what a walk thru…

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Does The Local Rental Market Affect My Investment?

When you begin deciding on an area you wish to invest in, again I urge you to do your research.  As a proactive investor, one of the first things I will look for in an area is the rental market.  Avoiding properties that are saturating the market can be a ticket for you to get…

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Should I Roll the Dice and Buy a Property Sight Unseen?

Just recently we put an offer in on a townhouse that was listed as a regular sale at a slamming price.  It was a Saturday evening when I was doing my daily property search and we called our realtor immediately and had her put in an offer.  We were going off of the descriptions, pictures,…

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Finding the Balance with a Real Estate Agent

When starting out as an investor one of the best resources for you is your realtor. Some rookies tend to undermine the importance of finding and choosing a realtor that you work with exclusively.   If you currently do not have a realtor, get one.Your realtor will be your #1 team member and if you…

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Positive Cash Flow vs. Appreciation

 When investing and deciding what type of investor you are, see our article What Type of Investor am I, one major question you may think about is whether you are concerned with positive cash flow (PCF) or appreciation.  When my husband and I began investing, we decided that we were a hybrid type of investor. …

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