7 Things to Expect in States that Favor Tenants

Before the typical new investor pulls the trigger on buying a new rental property, they’ll do mountains of research on cap rates, cash-on-cash returns, and market economics. Those are all good things, but an equally important factor tends to get swept under the rug: landlord/tenant legislation. When choosing where to invest, knowing the legal landscape […]

Nine Ways to Profit During Decline

No one puts up a big sign on the highway that says, “Now entering decline.” As an investor, you have to attune yourself to that. Fortunately, you have a few tools at your disposal. With just a little background research and education, you can learn to recognize the key indicators of decline—and more importantly, discover […]

Painless Property Management: Maintenance and Pets

Editors Note: This is the second installment of a two-part series. Learn more about Painless Property Management in the first part of this series.  —————————————————————– Property management can be tricky; even the best investors know that. But with the right inspections and policies, you’ll sidestep the worst mistakes without blinking an eye. Choose a property […]

Painless Property Management

Editor’s note: This post is the first of a two part series. To read more about dealing with maintenance and pets, read the second installment.  ———————— No property is successful without the right property management. If you’re not careful, even a promising investment can turn into a real headache. Follow these four tips and you’ll […]