22 06, 2022
  • 3 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager to Handle Your Rental

3 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager to Handle Your Rental

By |2022-05-26T20:48:54-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When it comes to renting out a property, there are a lot of things that go into the process. From finding tenants to handling repairs, it can be a lot to take on for someone who doesn’t have experience in property management. That’s why many landlords choose to hire a professional property manager to take care of everything for them. 3 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager to Handle Your Rental If you have a rental property, you may want to hire a property manager for one (or more) of these reasons: Property managers have the experience and knowledge necessary

16 06, 2022
  • What is a Turnkey Rental Property?

What is a Turnkey Rental Property?

By |2022-05-26T20:21:52-04:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , |0 Comments

A turnkey rental property is one that is ready to be rented out as soon as you purchase it. The term "turnkey" comes from the fact that all you have to do is turn the key in the door and tenants will start moving in. It's a great option for investors who want to get started in real estate with minimal hassle. What is a Turnkey Rental Property? Turnkey properties are those that are in great shape – and sometimes, they’re even fully furnished. This can be a great perk for tenants, who can move in and start living right

11 06, 2022
  • Passive Real Estate Investing, Explained (With Pros and Cons)

Passive Real Estate Investing, Explained (With Pros and Cons)

By |2022-05-26T20:08:28-04:00June 11th, 2022|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Passive real estate investing is a type of investment in which the investor does not actively manage their property holdings. This type of investing has become increasingly popular in recent years, as investors have sought to reduce the amount of time and effort they spend on their investments. Passive real estate investing can be done in a number of ways, including through rental properties, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. There are a number of benefits to passive real estate investing, including the potential for high returns, the ability to diversify one's portfolio, and the potentially hands-off

6 06, 2022
  • 5 Hidden Costs of Being a Landlord

5 Hidden Costs of Being a Landlord

By |2022-05-26T20:01:18-04:00June 6th, 2022|Categories: Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , |0 Comments

Can you afford to be a landlord? This guide outlines five hidden costs of being a landlord that could impact your decision. 5 Hidden Costs of Being a Landlord Landlords face a number of expenses that can add up quickly. These hidden costs may include: Property taxes Maintenance and repairs Insurance Advertising and marketing Legal fees Here's a closer look at each. Hidden Cost #1 of Being a Landlord: Property taxes One of the biggest expenses landlords face is property taxes. The amount you'll pay in property taxes will vary depending on the location and value of your property, but

1 06, 2022
  • Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper and Turn it Into an Airbnb?

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper and Turn it Into an Airbnb?

By |2022-05-26T19:04:25-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , |0 Comments

For many investors, a great strategy is to buy a fixer-upper, put in the work, and then rent the property out as a short-term rental using a service such as Airbnb. But could that be a good plan for you? This guide explains. Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper and Turn it Into an Airbnb? Buying a fixer-upper is a great idea, especially if you have: the time to put into fixing it up the money for repairs and renovations the patience to see the project through from start to finish If you do buy a fixer-upper and get it ready

27 05, 2022
  • 5 Great Books for New Real Estate Investors

5 Great Books for New Real Estate Investors

By |2022-05-26T18:54:26-04:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Investing, Investment Properties, Real Estate|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As a new real estate investor - possibly one who's looking at hard money loans as an option - you're probably searching through all the resources you can find to help launch your business. Check out these five great books for new real estate investors that you may find useful. The Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary Keller The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss Here's a closer look at each. Book #1 for New Real

22 05, 2022
  • South to See Highest Gains in Home Prices This Year. 3 Affordable Cities With Major Flip Potential

South to See Highest Gains in Home Prices This Year. 3 Affordable Cities With Major Flip Potential

By |2022-04-28T00:34:23-04:00May 22nd, 2022|Categories: Flipping, Real Estate, Selling|Tags: , |0 Comments

An article published in early March in Yahoo Finance reported that home prices are likely to continue to rise in the coming months.   Zillow expects that average U.S. home prices will rise over 14 percent this year, and cities in the South will see even higher gains. Although every region across the country saw higher home prices last year, according to the report, the South and Southeast experienced the highest increases with more than 25 percent each.   With volatile home prices, many potential homebuyers—especially those living on a fixed income—may feel that owning a home is becoming increasingly out

16 05, 2022
  • Home Sales in January Jump Nearly 7 Percent, Economy Slows. 4 Key Things to Know

Home Sales in January Jump Nearly 7 Percent, Economy Slows. 4 Key Things to Know

By |2022-04-28T00:26:51-04:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Potential Markets, Real Estate, Selling|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A February article published in The Balance, a website that centers on personal finance, reported that home sales in January rose sharply even as the U.S. economy slowed down. Here are four highlights to know. January's Home Sales Increase Surprises Forecasters Home sales rose 6.7 percent in January—a sharp increase from a 3.8 percent decline the previous month, and the highest annualized sales pace in a year. The rise came at the surprise of market forecasters who had anticipated a decline, according to the National Association of Realtors. January Saw the Lowest Home Inventory in Decades Amid persistently-low home inventory and

11 05, 2022
  • 3 More Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year, According to a Recent Survey

3 More Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year, According to a Recent Survey

By |2022-04-28T00:20:06-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A survey conducted this year by Houzz, an online source for advice on home interior design and construction, revealed changes in homeowners' preferences in kitchen design. The design choices made thus far this year by the survey's 2,300 participants may be a bellwether for a more widespread trend among homeowners, and can inform your approach to kitchen design in your future flips. Here are a few notable trends to keep front of mind when deciding on investments in kitchen counters, cabinet styles, and even appliances.   Engineered Quartz Counters Are Tops   Ninety-one percent of homeowners in the survey said

6 05, 2022
  • 3 Surprising Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year

3 Surprising Kitchen Remodeling Trends So Far This Year

By |2022-04-28T00:14:36-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Home Improvements, Remodeling Tips, Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A survey this year of more than 2,300 U.S. homeowners revealed their current preferences in kitchen design. The study, conducted by Houzz—an online portal for professional advice on home interior design and construction, reported changes in tastes that might surprise you, and impact your approach to kitchen design in future flips. Here are a few trends of note.   Open-Layout Kitchens Lose Steam Open-layout floor plans and kitchens are becoming less desirable among homeowners, the survey revealed. Over the past two years, after the onset of the pandemic, working from home and remote schooling under the same roof left many households

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