Finding Probate Houses for Investing



People own property. People owe taxes. People die. I don’t mean to be morbid but these are facts of life. Every investor is aware of and many specialize in one of these sources of investment properties: foreclosures,

6 Real Estate Investing Pitfalls to Avoid



Understanding these pitfalls will be most useful for beginning investors but even experienced investors benefit from an occasional reminder.

How to Get Your Investment Property Ready to be Rented Out



If you’ve got an investment property that you’d like to start renting out, there are a number of things you need to do to make sure it’s ready.

Landlord Best Practices for Rent Increases



As increased demand for apartments outpaces increases in supply, multifamily rental rates are increasing. Landlords should keep pace with the market. Landlords also need to increase rent regularly so that their revenue is adequate to cover increased costs. Yet no landlord wants an increase to cause an exodus of tenants. How a landlord communicates a […]

Investing platform Landis acquires the technology assets of failed startup GoldenKey



Real estate investment platform Landis, which enables institutional investors to buy and sell residential real estate, is acquiring the technology assets of a startup called GoldenKey that recently went

How an Access Agreement Can Speed Up Your Commercial Real Estate Transaction



Buyers and sellers want their commercial real estate transactions to move forward quickly. A buyer may ask to start inspecting the real estate and “kick the tires” while the parties negotiate a real estate purchase contract. The seller may have concerns about allowing this with no contract in place. To address these concerns, the buyer […]

How and Why Young People Should Invest In Real Estate



The best time to invest in real estate was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. If you’re young and in your 20s (or 30s), in 20 years you’ll be glad you invested today.

Finding Abandoned Houses for Investing



When there is a limited supply of houses on the market, profitable investment houses become a scarcity. Instead of putting up more classified ads and bandit

Real Estate Investing as Interest Rates Rise



The housing inventory is low. Interest rates are rising. Tariffs on Canadian lumber have sent the price of construction sharply higher. Rents are going up relentlessly

Is Your Residential Lease Ironclad?



If you’ve been a residential landlord for much time at all, you probably know your lease inside out. But often, it’s not what’s in the lease that later causes you headaches,

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