Here we are practically half way through the 2010 year -it appears as if we are in a state of flux. We have a good half of expansionists stating ‘Doom & Gloom’ and the other half stating we’re ok, gaining traction, and will move forward in a positive manner. Let me guess -after these last . . . → Read More: An Active Real Estate Invester – Ignore The Static and Take Action
I met with a fellow friend and real estate investor the other day to discuss challenges we’re working on with our real estate investments. It was a very productive meeting that actually lasted 3 hours. The topic was not improved tenant screening, creative financing techniques, marketing programs, nor systems for efficiency or guaranteed success. The . . . → Read More: Are You The Problem – A Real Estate Investor’s Challange of Succeeding With Real Estate
One key facet to being a successful landlord is effectively screening your future residents. Failure to choosing a stable, on-time, rent paying citizens of our society will only cost you time, money, and un-needed aggravation. I don’t care whether one is filling a $300/mo or a $3,000/mo rental nor if the applicant is a $7/hr . . . → Read More: Landlording: The Art of Screening An Applicant
There truly is an art to Landlording when it comes to filling vacancies. Anybody can screen for the ideal tenant; however, it takes more than just facts to line up that person/family whom is most compatible with your house and terms.
Sometimes we need to step back and ask ourselves: What is the goal of . . . → Read More: Landlording: Slow the Tenant Turnover -Part II
The ideal way to maximize cash-flow with rental properties is to provide a superior product, customer service, and a reputation of strong character. It is the art of renting that provides the delicate balance of providing a good product and a referral pipeline that efficiently fills vacancies based on your reputation while achieving an acceptable . . . → Read More: Landlording Niches to Maximizing Rental Cash-Flow